27 random facts about me
Hi friends, I love getting to know people & hearing other peoples stories, so I thought this week I would share 27 random things about me. Hopefully, you get to know me a little better and we can connect over any similarities!
It took me 7 years to finish my undergraduate degree at Uni
I despise butter on bread
I wanted to be a paediatrician growing up and did work experience at the Royal Children’s Hospital during school. I quickly realised that I didn't have the emotional control to work with sick kids and am now afraid of hospitals
My Mum was born in Mauritius and I can’t wait to visit the island and my extended family one day soon
I was an Uber driver for 2 weeks when Uber first started. I drove 4 passengers. Then I went overseas for diving and my account was cancelled. Mum was very pleased.
I only read non-fiction books. I love self-help books and reading autobiographies.
I have medaled at the Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games, World Championships, World Junior Championships, World Cup, World Series and Grand Prix diving competitions.
I find sweet chilli sauce spicy
I can read music and play a little bit of piano
My sister and I have been on 5 sister trips- 1. Paris, Positano & London, 2. NYC, LA, Vancouver & Toronto, 3. Hawaii, 4. Bali (twice).
On my bucket list is an African Safari and hiking in Rwanda & Uganda to see the gorillas and chimpanzees. Dreeamy!
I have lived in 12 different houses across 3 states.
I’d choose an adventure holiday over a relaxation holiday any day of the week
I am a chronic people pleaser
I can kick a mean drop punt and after the Olympics in 2016 was invited to an AFLW camp which was sooo much fun.
I have never watched a horror movie and probably never will
I did 1 VCE subject (P.E) in Year 11 and only 3 subjects in Year 12 (English, Maths Methods, and Health) and earned an ATAR over 90. Everyone has a different path!
I have a food intolerance to salicylates which is an organic chemical found in different amounts in every food, as well as many medications. It’s not fun.
I am a very quick learner, but have very little creativity
I have 22 cousins and 18 second cousins
I have been diving for 16 years
My favourite colour is pink
I’ve had surgery once, after crushing my finger in an accident doing calf raises in the gym
A couple of friends and I were given free Beyonce tickets when we were in Sydney for a diving competition after chatting with Beyonce’s stylist at the artist entry gate. We were staying at a hotel down the street and had just gone for a walk. We experienced Queen B and all her magic, then ran back to our rooms at midnight. Our coach had no idea!
I’ve been to China for training camps or competitions over 10 times
I have never been skiing or snowboarding, but cannot wait to learn after I retire
I absolutely love the circus and growing up would get trapeze lessons for my birthday. I love anything that sparks adrenaline!
Were you surprised by any? Let me know on my Instagram @beingbelle if you were! Thanks for stopping by and I'd love to learn something random about you guys too.
Til next week, Belle