It’s My Birthday – 34 Fun Facts About Me

by Tina @ Life Without Pink on November 18, 2011

Today I am celebrating my 34th birthday {gulp}.

I still can’t believe I’m 34, but I am.

So in celebration of me turning one year older, I’m going to share 34 fun facts about myself;

1. I’m the oldest child out of 3.

2. My Grandfather played professional baseball.

3. My Dad was drafted right after high-school for the Royals but turned it down.

4. I played varsity softball for four years.

5. I talk really, really fast.

6. Had a terrifying experience as a child.

7. Had lunch with Mr. T {yes he even said ‘I pity the fool’ during our lunch}.

8. Met my husband when I was 17.

9. Have a fear of the ocean.

10. Went on a cruise when I was 20 years old with girlfriends.

11. Almost got into a fight in San Juan {yes on that trip}.

12. Had my heart broken.

13. Kissed a stranger.

14. Lost a childhood friend.

15. Was a bridesmaid in eight weddings.

16. Had a job I desperately wanted to leave.

17. Went to Rome with 16 friends {what an experience}.

18. Met “Mr. Big” in Rome.

19. Was obsessed with getting engaged.

20. Surprised my husband with a trip to Vegas for our first wedding anniversary.

21. Didn’t find out the sex with both my boys – surprise!

22. I’m a bit OCD

23. Met Rebecca Romijn and Jerry O’Connell {aka Superman as my son would say}

24. Lost my child in public.

25. A bit obsessed with the twilight series.

26. Just celebrated my 8 year anniversary.

27. Laughed so hard I’ve peed my pants.

28. Tried out for a reality show with my husband.

29. Still live in the same town I grew up in.

30. Let friends go.

31. Can’t watch scary movies.

32. Pushed people away.

33. Was fired once when I was 18.

34. Biked 65 miles and made it!

What’s one fun fact about you that we might not know?

In case you are wondering what to buy me for my birthday, my 2011 Holiday Wish List is up!

Meet Tina @ Life Without Pink

I'm Tina, a wife and mother of two very active little boys. I'm the Co-founder of Girls' Lunch Out {GLO}, a marketing company that hosts networking events for women in social media. I'm also part of the BabyCenter social media team and the 2013 Family Expert for P&G's Have You Tried This Yet? Trend Trio.

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{ 50 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Kmama November 18, 2011 at 9:06 am

Wait. There’s only 33 facts there. Is this a trick?

Happy birthday to you!
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2 Life Without Pink November 18, 2011 at 9:40 am

Haha apparently I can’t count – see what old age does :) Ok added #34!


3 Barbara November 18, 2011 at 9:29 am

Happy Birthday! Mr. T, huh? That sounds like an interesting lunch!
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4 Life Without Pink November 18, 2011 at 9:41 am

Yes it was very interesting. I think I heard enough “I pity the fool” that day. But it was awesome he shared a lot behind his “character”.


5 liz November 18, 2011 at 9:51 am

Happy Birthday!!

So, did you go out at midnight to see the newest movie?
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6 Life Without Pink November 18, 2011 at 3:52 pm

No but I have plans tomorrow with friends to go see the movie and dinner. Can’t wait!


7 Stephanie November 18, 2011 at 10:04 am

Happy Birthday!
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8 Life Without Pink November 18, 2011 at 3:52 pm

Thanks Steph!


9 C @ Kid Things November 18, 2011 at 10:15 am

Happy Birthday!
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10 Life Without Pink November 18, 2011 at 3:52 pm

Thank you for stopping by :)


11 Cluttered Brain November 18, 2011 at 10:27 am

Seriously? You had lunch with Mr T? Wow. How did U score that?
And you emt Mr. Big in Rome? As in SEx and the City Mr Big? Cool. So awesome.
Happy Birthday! Hope you have a great one!
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12 Life Without Pink November 18, 2011 at 3:54 pm

I worked in the professional beauty industry selling to salons and spas. We were working with Conair on an infomercial and would you believe Mr T was doing it!?! Crazy true!


13 Corine November 18, 2011 at 10:54 am

I don’t know what I am jealous of more that you went to Rome with 16 friends or that you had lunch with Mr. T and he said “I pity the fool”…. lol

Great list Tina!

Happy Birthday AGAIN! :)


14 Life Without Pink November 18, 2011 at 3:54 pm

Yes Rome was amazing…and so much fun! And yes I’m thinking I might have to write a post about Mr. T.


15 Mandi November 18, 2011 at 11:01 am

I bet your trip to Rome was amazing!!!
One fun fact about me is that I met Shawn Marion of the Dallas Mavericks at the annual Crawfish Festival in Dermott, Arkansas a few years ago when he played for the Phoenix Suns.


16 Life Without Pink November 18, 2011 at 3:55 pm

Awesome!! Yes Rome was so much fun….it was definitely an experience :)


17 Mandi November 18, 2011 at 11:01 am

Oh, how could I forget– HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!
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18 Amy ~ Eat. Live. Laugh. Shop. November 18, 2011 at 12:10 pm

Love your list! I think I’m most jealous of Rome with 16 friends – awesome!
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19 Life Without Pink November 18, 2011 at 3:55 pm

Yeah it was a blast…so many great memories!


20 Mimzy Wimzy November 18, 2011 at 1:48 pm

Happy Birthday!! I hope your day is filled with cake & presents!!!
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21 Life Without Pink November 18, 2011 at 3:55 pm

Not yet..but hoping soon, lol.


22 Eve November 18, 2011 at 2:00 pm

Awesome post, Tina and HAPPY BIRTHDAY!! What a great post, I learned we have several things in common! Sometimes I talk so fast people can’t keep up, I’m a bit OCD and I cannot watch scary movies.


23 Life Without Pink November 18, 2011 at 3:55 pm

Wow we are alike!


24 Diane November 18, 2011 at 2:40 pm

Have a wonderful birthday! Great facts list! I love that you have a wish list too!
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25 Life Without Pink November 18, 2011 at 3:56 pm

Thanks Diane…a girl has to “wish” right? lol


26 Loukia November 18, 2011 at 3:05 pm

I think we should be best friends. Loved reading this! I talk SUPER fast, too! Really? Lunch with Mr. T? Awesome.

Happy, happy BIRTHDAY! xoxo


27 Life Without Pink November 18, 2011 at 3:56 pm

Yes I talk so fast that I literally lose people and they stare at me like a deer stuck in headlights, lol. And yes I see a post coming about Mr T :)


28 Melissa {momcomm} November 18, 2011 at 3:51 pm

Happy birthday! I loved reading this, girl!
I’m a November baby too!

We have a bit in common too. But I’ve met you so I could have guessed that we would since we get along so well.

Enjoy your day!
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29 Life Without Pink November 18, 2011 at 3:57 pm

I know…we are so much alike. I wish we lived closer to each other :) Thanks for the birthday wishes! So when is your bday??


30 Melissa {momcomm} November 18, 2011 at 4:35 pm

Me too! My birthday is the 24th, which is actually on turkey day this year! Oh lucky me!
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31 Devan @ Accustomed Chaos November 18, 2011 at 3:53 pm

I love this list – learned a lot more awesome about you.

What’s something about me? hmm — I HATE mayonnaise… like will gag (like right now) at even the thought of it…
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32 Life Without Pink November 18, 2011 at 3:57 pm

OMG my friend is the exact same way. She can’t be near it!


33 JDaniel4's Mom November 18, 2011 at 3:55 pm

Happy Birthday! The ocean isn’t my favorite thing either.
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34 Life Without Pink November 18, 2011 at 3:57 pm

It’s creepy!!!


35 Kir November 18, 2011 at 4:26 pm

Happy Birthday!!!!!! Wishing all your candle wishes come true!!!! Have a fantastic time celebrating!!!!
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36 Life Without Pink November 29, 2011 at 10:04 am

It was great!


37 Kisma November 18, 2011 at 5:25 pm

Happy Birthday! Here’s a wonderful year!
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38 Life Without Pink November 29, 2011 at 10:04 am

Thank you! Hoping this will be my year :)


39 Ann November 19, 2011 at 12:25 am

Happy Birthday and many happy returns! Those are some pretty cool facts! Here’s a SUPER random fact about myself that I’ve NEVER put on my food blog….

……I won’t eat a tomato if it’s cut in a wedge. Love, love, LOVE tomatoes, but tomato wedges creep me out!
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40 Life Without Pink November 29, 2011 at 10:05 am

Really? So funny!


41 Glamamom November 20, 2011 at 1:38 pm

Happy Birthday Tina! Welcome to 34, it’s wonderful! xoxo


42 Life Without Pink November 29, 2011 at 10:05 am

Thanks Jill :)


43 Rachel Blaufeld November 21, 2011 at 8:04 am

nice to meet you – I am also mom to only boys! no pink here ANYWHERE! and I love twilight – happy belated bday! Rachel
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44 Life Without Pink November 29, 2011 at 10:05 am

Oh looks like we have stuff in common! Thanks for stopping by!


45 Charlotte November 21, 2011 at 5:15 pm

This is an awesome list! I’m super jealous you got to eat with Mr. T himself–what an experience that must have been!

HAPPY HAPPY BIRTHDAY, BEAUTIFUL MOMMA!!!! Hope you have a wonderful day today.

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46 Life Without Pink November 29, 2011 at 10:05 am

I know Mr. T…crazy!


47 Jackie November 22, 2011 at 11:03 am

I hope that you had an incredible birthday! Sorry I missed this… NaNoWriMo is taking a lot of my time!
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48 Life Without Pink November 29, 2011 at 10:06 am

Thanks Jackie! It was nice :) So wait….are you writing a novel?


49 Theta Mom November 22, 2011 at 11:17 pm

I LOVE this post! I’m the youngest child of 3 ;) And I can’t believe you met your hubs at 17 and live in the same town you grew up in! I know I’m a little late to the party – but hope you had a great day mama!!


50 Life Without Pink November 29, 2011 at 10:07 am

Thanks Heather! Yep I’ve been w/my hubby for what seems like forever :) It was a great day, thanks!


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