Four things – get to know me!

Four things people call me (other than my real name): Emmy, Em, Emmenem, Emmy Jean

Four jobs I’ve had: housekeeper, babysitter, youth leader (not paid but definitely counts), photographer

Four movies I’ve watched more than once: John Tucker Must Die, She’s the Man, The Veronica Mars Movie, The Blind Side

Four places I’ve lived: Norton Shores, MI; Grand Rapids, MI; San Diego, CA (for 5.5 weeks!); Ludington, MI (my second home)

Four things I’d rather not eat: legumes, cottage cheese, hot cereal, ensure, ensure, ENSURE, ENSURE!!!!

Four people I look up to: my mom, Demi Lovato, K, Mrs H

Four fears: tornadoes, throwing up, being alone forever, not being able to have kids one day

Four accomplishments I’m proud of: completing early college, breaking up with my ex, going to CFD, recovering for ME

Four favorite foods: ice cream, nachos, mashed potatoes, cauliflower

Four TV shows I watch: Grey’s Anatomy, Law and Order: SVU, Survivor, Chicago Med

Four card/board games I love: Settlers of Catan, Apples to Apples, up and  down the river, euchre

Four favorite US Women’s soccer players: Hope Solo, Alex Morgan, Carli Lloyd, Sydney Leroux

Four songs I never get tired of: “I,2,3,4” – Feist, “Fight Song” – Rachel Platten, “Warrior” – Demi Lovato, “On Your Porch” – The Format

Four things I’m looking forward to this year: NEDA conference, impacting more people with my story, rediscovering me, soaking up as much knowledge as I can

Four things I’m always saying: “On a scale of 10 to ensure, that was a ___,” “I did ___ and injured my ___,” “This one time at CFD…” “You have to see this picture of my cat/chinchilla”

Four places I’ve visited: Cocoa Beach, FL; Toronto, Canada; Niagara Falls, Mackinac Island

Four books I’d recommend: The Gifts of Imperfection by Brene Brown, Handle with Care by Jodi Picoult, If You Feel Too Much by Jamie Tworkowski, any of Jenni Schaefer’s books

Four places I would like to be: on a California beach, under warm blankets next to a fire, in a hammock on a nice warm day, Ludington in the summer (can you tell I’m sick of the cold?)

Four exotic pets I do own/want to own: chinchillas, prairie dogs, sulcata tortoise or really any tortoise, hedgehog

Four of my favorite people: my mom, Livvy Lou, Lily, my brother Alec

Four places I would like to go: Australia, back to Mackinac Island, California, Grand Canyon

Four hopes for the future: be very solid in my recovery, work to help others with eating disorders and mental illness, have children and be the best mom I can, grow closer to God than I ever have been

Four college classes I’m looking forward to taking: community based mental health nursing,  more psych classes, nutrition, pregnant women/infants/children/adolescents nursing

Four favorite DBT skills: kinetic sand, lentils, frozen orange/clementine, scented play dough

Four creative outlets I use: blogging, photography, journaling, origami

Four affirmations: I am doing the best I can, I am God’s masterpiece, I am worthy, I am not my eating disorder

Four things I love taking photographs of: anything in Ludington, flowers, beach, nature in general

Four core values: learning, compassion, resiliency, honesty

This was fun! 🙂 If anyone else wants to do this you’re able to make as many categories as you’d like. I’d love to read any too so you can put a link in the comments too!



5 thoughts on “Four things – get to know me!

  1. So fun to see you writing about MI. I grew up in Traverse City and now live in FL. Also is ED recovery! Also went to Forest view. Ah! =) I like following your blog!

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