I read a blog post from Liz that inspired me to do this! I will go through the alphabet and each letter will describe a little about me and my life!
Blogmas day 14!
I have been athletic my entire life! My first sport I have ever played was t-ball, then baseball, softball, soccer, dance, and a little bit of basketball and volleyball. My entire life I have been surrounded by sports. Now as an adult I don’t play any sports. It would be fun to pick up soccer again though!
I LOVE to bullet journal. I’ve been watching bullet journal videos on YouTube for about 2.5 years now. I’ve always wanted to start one but I was too afraid. Then, I took a leap of faith and now I am almost 2 years into bullet journaling! I love the creativity of it, I love how I can do whatever I want because it’s my planner and by journal.
My naughty boy and my first cat is Cooper. I found him on the street as a little kitty and he was skinny and limping. Now he’s a king and he is very chubby. He still lives in Hawai’i and he is still running the block.
If you read my other posts or if you know me personally, you know my daughter and best friend is Daisy. I adopted her from the Hawaiian Humane Society in 2017.
I’ve always had a love hate relationship with exercise. I know it’s good for you, but I don’t like being told that I need to exercise (haha). I have been active my whole life so becoming an adult and trying to exercise everyday has been a problem. However, I have fallen back in love with working out and exercising again!
I think I am absolutely hilarious. I laugh at my own jokes and I laugh at myself. Life is too short to be serious all the time.
I am definitely goofy. I like to have fun and make jokes. People laugh at me a lot which just makes me laugh even more! I just like to laugh which means sometimes I am goofy.
Haunani means beautiful mist in Hawaiian. It is my mama’s middle name and I am blessed that she has passed this name down to me. I feel connected to my mother and connected to my culture because of this name.
I am a true libra through and through because I can’t make a decision to save my life! I also believe because there are so many people around us telling us what to do and what not to do that we don’t really think for ourselves. I’m definitely working on it but I am extremely indecisive.
This honestly took me a while to figure out a J word. Japan is a magical country with an amazing culture. There is a heavy Japanese influence in Hawaii, so I grew up with the culture. Wilson and I went to Japan in January 2018 and it was one of the best experiences of my life.
This is the town I was raised in. It is such a community feeling town and I love it there. Kāneʻohe ia my home.
Lisbon… there is so much to feel when in Lisbon. Wilson and I visited Portugal in October and Lisbon was our favorite city. I highly recommend experiencing the Portuguese culture. It’s amazing. My great-great grandparents migrated from Portugal to Hawaii, so visiting Portugal was high on my places to visit and it did not disappoint.
I love doing my makeup and feeling good about myself. I hate how wasteful and plastic consuming the makeup community is, but it’s just one of those things that I partake in to make me feel good.
I’m not sure if this is a good thing or a bad thing, but my nostalgia is strong. I’m always thinking about the past or reflecting on what happened in my life. Of course sometimes I thinking about the bad that has happened in the past but nostalgia is what I usually unintentionally participate in. I just love looking back at the good times and remembering.
I LOVE organizing things. It helps me clear my mind and helps me have a fresh start no matter what time of the day it is. It’s always nice to have things put away and you know exactly where everything is. I love being organized and organizing things.
I eat a plant based diet for the animals and for the environment. I love all animals and I love the earth. I feel amazing now that I eat this type of way!
This is something I am not. I am loud and rambunctious… however I need my me time and my quiet time. I need to recharge and just be quiet and still sometimes. This past year I have really tuned into my quiet time and I have really enjoyed it. This is something I now incorporate into my everyday life… my quiet time.
I love to read. I have always loved to read (except when required for school). I have also found my love for listening to books when I’m on the go and I can’t physically look at a book.
Two books I am reading now are: “Once Upon a Grind” by Cleo Coyle and “You are a Badass” by Jen Sincero.
Santa Rosa, California
Fun fact, I lived in Santa Rosa for 4 months in 2014. I went to Santa Rosa Junior College for a semester. I absolutely loved that school. It was so incredibly beautiful and overall it was such a good experience.
That was my nickname growing up and my mom still calls me Tita!
In 2020 I will be the first person in my family to graduate with a bachelors degree from a 4 year university. I will be graduating from Arizona State University with my degree in Education.
I know I have talked about being plant based, but it’s been a year and a half since I went vegetarian! This has changed my life. At first I was eating mostly carbs and candy, but now I know how to eat a healthy vegetarian diet like a pro!
It’s been a bit over one year since I moved to Washington and it is such an interesting place! The trees are beautiful and I got to experience my first snow here. Im hoping for more adventures here!
This is literally the one letter I have nothing. I can’t even use x-ray really because I haven’t had much x-rays in my life… so x is just x.
One day, I will be excellent at yoga. Today, is not the day though. I am actually quite terrible at yoga. It requires you to be still and breathe deeply and to connect your mind and body together… all things I am not quite good at.
I am not zero waste, however, I work towards being zero waste. I have reduced my waste a lot over the years and I keep reducing as I go along. Trying to be more conscious and have more of a zero waste mentality has actually saved me a lot of money because I don’t buy many things off of whim anymore.