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I'm a hopelessly cynical, closet romantic daydreamer in a grown up's body.


Here's 100 things about me:

1) I wear contacts.
2) I always said I would never get contacts, but I relented.
3) I secretly want to get married, even though I say I don't.
4) I love grilled cheese sandwiches.
5) I love waffles.
6) I got my first pet at 24.
7) I used to fall in love easily.
8) I still fall in love easily but I try to convince myself that I don't.
9) I'm a closet technophobe.
10) I'm an immigrant.
11) I want to have at least one child.
12) I want to take travel around the world with this child.
13) I want to be a writer.
14) I'm a good writer.
15) I'm concerned that I'm not really good at anything else.
16) I have very dexterous toes.
17) I have a tattoo on the top of my foot.
18) I have three tattoos, but I want more.
19) My favorite ice cream is Ben & Jerry's Coffee Heath Bar Crunch.
20) Coffee Heath Bar Crunch is very difficult to find in the stores.
21) I've being doing my eyebrows myself since an unfortunate eyebrow massacre at a salon a few years ago.
22) I love reality shows.
23) I'm pathologically afraid of elevators.
24) It's hard for me to pick my favorite things because I have so many.
25) I talk a lot.
26) I used to be painfully shy when I was young.
27) I still am.
28) I'm bad at managing money.
29) I wanted to be a doctor when I was younger.
30) I was four years old the first time I got on a plane.
31) My first time on a plane brought me to this country.
32) I'm addicted to caffeine right now.
33) I'm afraid that I don't have enough things to say about myself to complete this list.
34) My toes are short.
35) I have a birthmark on my right calf.
36) I'm addicted to checking my email.
37) I love Pumas.
38) I have small feet.
39) I can't sleep on my back.
40) Sometimes I snore.
41) I want to run a marathon someday.
42) I'm double-jointed.
43) I box.
44) At 5'2, I'm one of the tallest women in my family.
45) I want to elope to Paris.
46) I used to be able to speak French very well, but now I can't remember a lot of it.
47) I want to be fluent in at least one other language some day.
48) I want to be a lawyer.
49) I don't want to go law school.
50) I broke my right arm when I was eight.
51) My right wristbone is bigger than my left wristbone.
52) I'm one of only two left-handed people in my entire family.
53) I've been to Paris once.
54) I've dated outside my race.
55) I watch a lot of television.
56) I love documentaries.
57) I have slight obessive-compulsive tendencies.
58) I purchased my first digital camera last month.
59) I have two middle names.
60) People constantly mispronounce my last name.
61) I used to hate my last name, but now I love it.
62) I can't swim.
63) I'm too scared to learn.
64) I'm a pretty good driver.
65) I want to go skydiving someday.
66) I have two half-brothers.
67) I don't think they know I exist.
68) I <3 Gary Dourdan.
69) I had all my wisdom teeth removed because they were growing in sideways.
70) I went to private school.
71) Some people think I'm a snob.
72) Sometimes I can be a snob.
73) I've been friends with my best friend since 1st grade.
74) I only own eight DVD's.
75) Some commercials make me cry.
76) I love hand-rolled bagels.d
77) I used to hate broccoli but now I love it.
78) I used to hate string beans but now I love them.
79) I own over 100 CD's.
80) I have very small heels.
81) I can sign the alphabet.
82) I can do a split.
83) I hate the feeling of carpet on my bare feet.
84) I used to hate oatmeal, but now I love it.
85) I like movies that don't have happy endings.
86) I don't get Shakespeare.
87) I'm scared of doctors.
88) I had a spinal tap when I was two.
89) I started riding the train by myself when I was 11.
90) I used to have acrylic nails (gasp!) several years ago.
91) I've never been proposed to.
92) I was born two weeks early.
93) I'm always late for things now.
94) I lost a lot of weight a few years ago.
95) I still struggle with weight fluctuations sometimes.
96) I started school when I was 2 years old.
97) My teacher's estranged husband came to school and pulled a knife on her when I was three.
98) For some reason, I think I will have sons, but I would love to have a daughter.
99) Although I don't do it that often, I can cook.
100) I had Indian food for the first time in Paris.


writing, dancing in the mirror, singing in the shower, boxing, watching random television shows, listening to the inner hum, soaking up my inner sun, smiling, giggling, laughing. Favorite Movies: The Color Purple, City of Angels, 21 Grams, Hotel Rwanda, Napoleon Dynamite, Mystic River, Monster, Waiting for Guffman, In the Mood for Love, The Eye, Raising Arizona, Fargo, Shaun of the Dead Favorite Music: Bjork, Meshell Ndegeocello, Prince, R Kelly, Mary J. Blige, Maxwell, Sade, Nina Simone Favorite Books: Bailey's Cafe, The Namesake, White Teeth, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, Maya Angelou, In the Eye of the Sun, Possessing the Secret of Joy, She's Come Undone, The Year of Magical Thinking, The Poisonwood Bible, The Secret History, The Red Moon, Middlesex, The Bluest Eye, House of Leaves, A Confederacy of Dunces, Nuruddin Farah