What I AM

I have often noticed myself dwelling on qualities that I don’t like about myself and/or qualities I wish I had. In order to combat those feelings I decided to write about the qualities I do have in order to celebrate the person I AM. I was reminded recently that no one should have to change who they are to be accepted. I believe everyone has good qualities and we need to be proud of who we are.


I am NOT… an overly outgoing, expressive person. It takes me a while to open up to people because I am very quiet at first.

I AM… a loyal, dedicated friend. I go out of my way to take care of the people I love and show them how much I care. If I call you friend, I will do anything for you and will always be by your side.


I am NOT… someone who will speak my mind. I am very hesitant to share my opinion, especially in groups of people.

I AM… a thinker. Although I don’t always share my opinions out loud, I think very deeply about everything. Some would say I’m an over-thinker. I like to be sure of everything I say and do. It’s important to me that I think things through so I know that I’m making the right decision.

I AM… a listener. If you need to vent about something…I’m your girl! My ears and heart are always open!

I AM… a writer. I’m much more open and honest when I put my thoughts in writing.


I am NOT… a person who will let things go easily. Forgive and forget? Eh…I will forgive but it will always be in the back of my mind.

I AM… kind and generous and easy to get along with. I like to get to know others and care about what others think of me.


I am NOT… easy to live with! I may have an undiagnosed form of OCD! 🙂 If you put something back in a different spot…I WILL NOTICE! You better not leave finger prints on the refrigerator! Dust bunnies don’t live in my house. At least not for very long!

I AM… a doer! I get things done! I’m on-time and don’t put things off. Procrastination drives me crazy!

I AM… organized! Organization keeps me calm and happy!


I AM… a mom, wife, daughter, friend, teacher and I try damn hard to be good at all those!


“Never change who you are so that other people will like you. Just be yourself and the right people will love you just for being you.” ~unknown


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