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22 things about me at 22.

I've done this list for the past couple of years. It's a nice reflection of my life and what's going on. It's a little past my birthday now but better late than never.

1. I am currently watching the TV show Chuck and loving it.
2. I teach 2nd grade.
3. I hate winter/snow.
4. Diet Coke is still my downfall, but when I go to SWIG lately I've been getting a Dirty Dr. Pepper.
5. I've become a shampoo/conditioner snob. Only the best for my hair.
6. I've been trying to make biscuits successfully and keep somehow I failing.
7. I teach Sunday School.
8. I get on Pinterest to kill time or to relieve stress.
9. I got a gym membership.
10. I attend Zumba twice a week and I'm loving it.
11. The downfall of working with kids is I get sick..a LOT.
12. I walk across the stage at BYU in less than two weeks, but I don't technically graduate until June.
13. I'm taking Poli Sci 110 Independent Study class so I can still graduate on schedule. Thanks BYU for not catching that sooner..
14. I miss the Florida daily.
15. I still talk to my mom almost everyday on the phone.
16. I've finally started wearing heels/wedges occasionally. It's honestly a lot of work, but beauty is pain.
17. I left my flannel sheets on my bed until April.
18. I love to floss.
19. I'm getting a Utah Drivers License.
20. I bought a car last June. 2011 Camry.
21. I've learned to appreciate socks. Growing up in Florida I didn't wear socks much but now I can't sleep without them.
22. I have no idea where my life will be next year at 23 but I'm sure it'll be exactly where it needs to be.

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