March 22, 2013

25 Facts you Might Have Already Known about Michelle

Dear Friends,

This is my first experience being a “guest blogger” for someone and I am so stoked for the opportunity. So I thought I would take this time to introduce myself to all of you.

My full name is Michelle Erin Sutterfield. But my family calls me Michy (pronounced Mishy) or Mich Fish. I actually prefer being called Michy because it is what I am called by those who truly love me. I am 24 years old, 25 next month, but I feel like a teenager still with the imagination of a 5 year old. I paint, and draw, and take photos on occasion. And if I am feeling a tad more creative than usual, I make Haikus. I have spent a lot of my adult years trying to figure out where I belong, which is one of the main reasons I am 24 years old and still trying to get a college education. I love to laugh, and I also love to cry. I sometimes wonder if I just feel emotions more than normal people do… like… 100 x more. It can be hard sometimes, and even purely unbelievable, but I wouldn’t trade who I am for anything in the world.

I am the daughter of Juliana and David, though not married anymore, they are great parents. We have had our ups and downs as any family would, but ultimately, they are my everything.

Every once in a while a friend of mine would ask me how I took my parent’s divorce. And to be completely honest, I could not remember most of it. I was so young when it happened (about 4 I think) and do not even remember them being together. But I do remember using my parent’s divorce to get one parent to do something the other would not. I was a very vindictive child. Luckily I grew out of this (I hope) and have moved on to doing better things with my time… like writing Haikus. But I will say that over these 20 something years of having two separate, but equal families, I have learned a few things that I would like to remember when starting one of my own.

Maybe at some point I will share those few bits of insight with you, but to stay on topic… and by topic I mean the topic of ME let me share with you 25 things you might not have known about me:

1.) Michelle is in love with Spiderman.

2.) Michelle’s middle name is Erin.

3.) Michelle was born in St. George, Utah.

4.) Michelle bit off the tip of her tongue when she was 5.

5.) Michelle’s favorite animal is a lobster.

6.) Michelle’s favorite number is 6.

7.) In High School Michelle’s friends called her “The King.”

8.) Michelle was her High School Mascot her senior year--which was a bear.

9.) After being captain of her High School’s Speech and Debate team for 3 years, she was asked to come back as Head Speech Coach where she coached a 1st place state and nationally recognized team. 

10.) Michelle has an older sister, Sara; and two younger brothers, David and Andrew.

11.) When Michelle first went off to college her roommates called her “Micheezy Dew.”

12.) Michelle does not have a favorite color but she really does not like the color Orange.

13.) A television fell on Michelle’s head when she was 3.

14.) Michelle’s favorite instrument to listen to is the violin.

15.) Michelle’s family still calls her “Mich,” “Mich Fish,” or “Michy.” And she likes it when her friends call her any of those names too.

16.) Michelle’s favorite type of pizza is pepperoni and green peppers.

17.) Michelle’s first car was a purple geo metro which she named Optimus Prime. It died big time.

18.) Michelle’s 3 favorite sports to watch are soccer, hockey, and quidditch.

19.) Michelle really wants to own a fox as a pet.

20.) Michelle LOVES traditional photography in the darkroom and collects old and odd cameras.

21.) Michelle has a strange obsession with Queen Elizabeth I and Joan of Arc.

22.) Michelle has seen the band “Harry and the Potters” four times in concert!!!

23.) Michelle was a hardcore Backstreet Boys fan over N’ Sync.

24.) Michelle knows every word to Beauty and the Beast. Because it is her favorite movie.

25.) When Michelle is in deep thought she bites the inside of her cheeks. Maybe you can spot her doing this sometime.

I say that if you can remember all of these things about me, you have made it to best friend status. I am super excited to be a part of Eden’s blog. I love her to pieces, and each piece is perfect! I promise that in future post I will be less worried about what you know about me and more free with my thoughts of this world. I love you all. I hope to see you all again soon.

                                                                                          Love you bunches and oats, 
                                                                                          Mich Fish >( )3

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