Wednesday, 6 April 2016

Quarter of a Century

Birthday 25 facts cosmopolitan

This past Monday I turned 25.


25 years old!

A quarter of a century!

Now I am not the sort of person that dreads getting older. I believe it is a privilege to have made another year. Another years worth of memories made and another year to make new ones. But, sometimes I do feel like times running out! Not necessarily that I am getting old but that the years are just going so damn quick!

Every year we say the previous one flys bye, but honestly, it feels like yesterday I was turning 24!

I didn't do on Monday to celebrate, just a takeaway with those closest to me after work and then work celebrations on Tuesday. So I thought I would take the opportunity of this milestone to let you all know a little more about me, so here we go!

25 Facts about me!

1. I have worked for bareMinerals for nearly 3 years now.

2. I was first employed in Customer Services, then Inventory and am now Education Coordinator for       the UK which I love!

3. I completed 2 years of a Midwifery degree.

4. During this time, I delivered 11 babies myself and witnessed many more coming into the world.

5. I have 5 tattoos, only 1 of these has any meaning to it.

6. I am a trustee for The Reece Hawley Foundation.

7. I have an unhealthy obsession with peanut butter and mint chocolate.

8. I was made to go swimming lessons from the age of 7 until I was about 13 by my parents and it's one of the life skills I am most grateful for from my parents.

9. The other teaching me to appreciate reading.

10. I begrudgingly use my Kindle Fire for convenience but it makes me really sad that real books are becoming more and more uncommon.

11. The most beautiful place I have visited is Cornwall. It holds great sentimental value for me and I can't wait to go back.

12. I love Dinosaurs! I find them so intriguing.

13. If I had another life I would be a paleontologist.

14. My and my Fiance Luke have been together 5 years this year but have been friends for about 12.

15. It has taken me about 4 years to get the confidence to start this blog!

16. Now that I have, after only 3 weeks, I love it and can't believe I didn't start sooner.

17. I have somehow learnt to see the beauty in the little things and really appreciate what the world shows me.

18. Seeing The Shard when I get off the train every morning makes me smile.

19. I am terrified of goats!

20. I work every day to try and be motivated and inspired, concentrating on the positives.

21. We have a family dog, a Husky called Rainbow. A strange name but it has a lot of meaning.

22. Public speaking scares the hell out of me, but I am determined to get past it.

23. Being on a fitness journey and lifting weights makes me feel empowered.

24. Luke proposed to me on Tower Bridge.

25. I love the city and the fact that I get to commute there on a daily basis for work.

Hopefully, you feel like you know a little more about me now. Do you have a random fact you can share about yourself?


4 comments:

  1. That's amazing that you delivered 11 babies! It must have felt amazing, honestly that must be one of the best feelings in the world! Great post! x

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    1. Being the first person to hand someone their child is honestly incredible! Thank you so much for reading x

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  2. happy birthday! i just turned 24 last month and can't believe how much time has has flown by since my last birthday! great facts about yourself =o)

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    1. It feels like it gets quicker every year doesn't it, yet every year we have more we want to experience and achieve! Thank yo for taking the time to read x

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