Friday, January 6, 2012

Meet the Real Me

So, today I got the idea to introduce myself to all of my friends and blog followers!  If you read my post from yesterday Finding Myself, this a little follow up from that.  Every one of us are made up of "things" that all together make us who we are.  They define us.   Here are my stats....

I am Melissa Ann Collins.  I was born in Michigan.  I hate having my birthday in December.  I have 1 brother, 1 sister and 1 step-sister. I am a child of divorce.  I am quiet.   I am shy.   I am a fan of Duran Duran.  I thought I was going to marry Simon LeBon when I grew up.  I am unwealthy.   I am an 80's child at heart.  I am a mother.  I am a divorcee.  I am a good friend.  I am a good listener.  I give good advice.  I am passionate about what I believe in.  I am caring.  I am honest.  I am short-tempered.  I love to laugh.  I love my kids and my family.  I love hugs.  I care about what others think too much.  I hate to make people cry.  I love music.  I would rather be taking pictures than most anything else in the world. I hate my job as a medical assistant.  I dislike my father.  I am very dependent.  I yell a lot.  I am very frustrated by things I can't change.  I hate being sick.  I have stage 2 melanoma.  I have 9 scars on my body.  I don't like to talk on the phone.  I hate rude people.  I love to travel.  I love Michigan.  I love lighthouses.  I am going gray.  I am vain.  I am not materialistic.  I love the sound of my children laughing.  I love puppies.  I love smores.  I am a chocoholic.  I miss smoking.  I am a very sound sleeper.  I hate mornings.  I am mostly happy with my life.  I am out-spoken.  I cheer for the under-dog.  I was teased as a kid.  I think I am fat.  I hate my curly hair.  I believe in marriage.  I love to shop.  I love to give to others.  I am impossible at times.  I like heavy metal, pop, rock, rap and some country music.  I play the violin.  I love to write.  I love to read.  I am addicted to facebook.  I want to be a photographer when I grow up.  I worry about world affairs.  I love the sun.  I am afraid of the sun.  I am afraid of dying.  I am very religious.  I believe in heaven, hell and ghosts.  I love to eat.  I hate to cook.  I clean when I am mad.  I am an aggressive driver.  I forgive easily.  I am very trustworthy.  I am a hard worker.  I adore my family.  I want to grow very old.  I love pedicures.  I love to dress up.  I love to wear high heels.  I love turtles and frogs.  I lived in Germany, California and New Mexico.  I want to go to Hawaii on vacation.  I am sad a lot.  I want to see a cure for cancer before I die. 

Just a few things about me. 


  1. You are so cool Melissa. About 90% of you sounds like me. That's cool too. lol. You are honest. I don't think you mentioned that.

  2. I love it Melissa!! Totally awesome post!! YOU too sound so much like me! I think pretty much everything until the metal music.. LOL I am a country~pop~R&B girl... Ironically, I too lived in Germany, and now live in California.. <3 Melanoma connects us all... It really does and you like so many really inspire me!!!

  3. I love this post! I may have to do one like this =))