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Never Did I Ever Think...

This week's TAT  over at Growing up Geeky is "A Thing You Never Thought You'd Do"

Where do I begin? There are tons of things I've done that I swore thought I'd never do.  Here's a few that have come true that I didn't think would

  • Be a teacher-- While I was cruising through college spending tens of thousands of dollars getting "cultured", I never thought I'd be a teacher at the end of it.  Thank God that worked out.
  • Have a job that required I get up so early-- I am a night owl and I missed nearly 1/4 of high school when I was attending so I have no clue why I picked a career that requires me to work such a rigid schedule and to be up and at 'em by 7am.  
  • Go to Europe so young-- I had the desire for sure, but I thought that is what you got to do when you were old and retired and gray haired.  Damn I got lucky.
  • Be afraid to fly-- I've been fortunate traveled a bit (see above) and can even remember flying as a child.  No way did I ever think I'd be afraid to fly.  It all started when I had Alex and hasn't gotten better.  I have no clue why, but the anxiety is off the hook. It is ugly, but thanks to some selective medication I can still get away which is good because I still like to travel.
  • Have such adorable boys-- I mean I wasn't beat with an ugly stick and neither was DH, but I am going to have to beat girls away from my boys when they are older.
  • Regret getting a tattoo-- I mean at 17 there is no way I'd regret getting inked right?  I don't necessarily regret it, but I'm glad it is at least in a place I don't have to see it every day.
  • Join a Sorority-- nope, never, no way, not gonna do it.  Turns out that paying for my friends for 3 years was a great investment after all.  Worth every penny.  I was against the concept so much, but still wanted to be a part of it too.  I'm so glad I joined.
  • Cloth Diaper-- ok, here is a mommy one.  I didn't think I'd ever get over the grossness of it.  I admit we do it about 3/4 of the time versus all of the time, but I really am proud that DH got on board with it too.

PS-- DH wanted me to title this post, "I never thought I'd marry such a big stud", ha.ha.ha.

What have you caught yourself doing that you never thought you would?


  1. I'm with you on the flying. I never remember being afraid as a kid, but now just thinking about it makes me sick. Thank god for the medication!


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