Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Happy Birthday to Me!

Classy from a young age

Since it is my birthday I thought I would make this blog post totally 100% about me. It is my birthday after all.

So here you go!

Things you didn't know about me:

15. I like to call men's underwear panties.

14. I'd move to Europe in a minute if we could.

13. One of my favorite places in Brazil is Buzios.

12. I would so get a boob job if anesthesia didn't scare the crap out of me.

11. I hate whistling. If you want to annoy me, you now know how to do it.

10. I can play a mean game of Super Trump (super trunfo in Portuguese)

9. I have an endlessly empty stomach, especially for junk food. You should see me at Brazilian children's bday parties. This will bite me in the ass eventually.

8. I LOVE cottage cheese. Love it, would roll in it, and would eat it daily (with celery salt of course).

7. I hate celebrating my birthday with a big birthday party. Makes me weirdly uncomfortable. I like to keep the day low key.

6. I was once told by a tattoo artist that I have perfect skin for tattoos.

5. With both of my children, my left armpit smelled seriously rank at the beginning of my pregnancy. It was actually why I suspected my second pregnancy.

4. I have a weird thing about picking at my nails. I can't help it. I'm super fidgety and they get the brunt of it.

3. My brothers' nickname for me as a kid was Poop.

2. I hate bugs. Love the outdoors but hate the bugs that come with them. By the way, the bugs in Rio are on crack! Not fun.

1. I  have to sleep with one foot out from under the blanket. Oh, and no socks! 

22 comments:

  1. That would be you...you're welcome for the skin. Lots of baby oil and attention.

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  2. Yay!!!! Rachel's special day! Have a great one!! Did you manage to plan a special sushi date? (I seem to remember from a while ago that it was one of your birthday wishes)

    --Jean

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  3. Wishing sending flowers was not so stupid expensive!

    Happy birthday sweetie.

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  4. Happy Birthday Rachel!
    The number one is funny. I actually have to sleep with both my feet under a blanket, otherwise I don't sleep at all. I get this weird feeling that something is going to grab them from under the bed.

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  5. Bearing number 7 in mind, I'll wish you an quietly enjoyable birthday :)

    (and *man*, I am with you on 11 - whistling and table tapping drive me mad!)

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  6. Happy Hippo Birthday Rachel!
    I like to call my underwear cueca.. my bf doesn't think it's funny..
    You would move to Europe? any of the 27 countries would suit you?!

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  7. Happy Birthday Rachel! Hoje e sempre, todo amor que houver nessa vida para você e sua familia. =)

    Rachel in Europe?
    To me you became the face of Rio de Janeiro! In which country would you live in Europe? =0

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  8. Happy Birthday Rachel!
    LOVE your blog so much! Have read it from one end to another. Brazil is my passion and I really hope to get there in the nearest future.
    Lots of love!

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  9. haha, poop´s a great nickname, you should be so lucky! Happy Birthday =)

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  10. HAPPY BIRTHDAY RACHEL!!!!!

    14- which country / city would u live in europe?? no exciting of ipanema here. No coconut water or corn at the beach :(

    7- I LOVE BIG family/friends birthdays!

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  11. Parabens pra voce! Rock out on your special day. I think Jean's idea of a bday sushi date is excellent. :)

    PS--"Poop"? What was your brother's nickname??

    Tracy

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  12. Thanks for all the love guys!!!

    And my Brother's nickname was Germ. Feeling the love? ;)

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  13. Happy Birthday. Never loose that CherioOOOs spirit.

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  14. I would go to just about any European city! I want to be able to get out and about over there. I haven't seen nearly enough! Of course I would have a home here, ideally ;)

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