Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Odd Duck

I'm going to be honest with y'all, I'm a bit of an odd duck. Who am I kidding, I really am strange. In fact when we first started dating and were navigating the waters of a new relationship, my sweet love looked at me and said, "wow, you are weird" to which I replied, "here is your fair warning". Luckily he found my oddness endearing and decided to keep me around. Today y'all are fortunate enough to hear some of my oddities, aren't you excited?!? Strap in folks because the truth comes out!

I only eat with a little fork
There are two size forks in the drawer, a big one and a little one. I'm sure there are some fancy names for them but I missed out on the cotillion experience so I don't know them. Anywho, I've always been a big fan of the "little fork". Even my husband has learned that if you give me a big fork at supper, I'm going to get up and switch it out for a little one. Yes, I know, it's bizarre.

I have to fall asleep on my left side
Not exactly sure when this one started but for as long as I can remember, I've had to fall asleep on my left side. Sure, I can start off on my right, but if I have any intention of getting some sleep I have to roll over onto my left.

On the topic of sleep, my knees can't touch
Crazy, right?! I cannot fall asleep at night if my knees are touching. Any other part of my legs can touch, but not my knees. In the winter it's not an issue because I can just wear sweatpants, but in the summer I have to get crafty. I usually end up just putting a pillow or blanket between my legs.

Toilet paper 
Yep, I'm about to go there. The toilet paper has to hang a certain way. Now, I'm not going to go around fixing other people's toilet paper (I'm not that crazy, give me some credit here), but I do like it to hang a certain way at our house. Curious which way? With the paper hanging over like so:

Travel coffee mugs
I am very particular about my travel coffee mugs. When you spend as much time as I do drinking coffee, you get to be a bit particular about your drinking vesicle. I like microwavable ones with a thick plastic that can drop without getting dented or messed up.
I'm sure if you ask my sweet husband he could tell you a much longer list, but that's about all I could come up with right now. Now that I've bared my heart and soul and shared my crazy, what are some of your bizarre habits??


  1. Well, you may not be as odd as you think. I, also need to eat with a little fork (even though we have more big forks than little), I agree with you about the toilet paper. I even change it to the "right" way in public places! I'm pretty particular about things being "in order," too. I either need things perfect, or abstract--if it's in between, its wrong!

  2. I have to eat with a little fork, too! In fact, just last night I reached in and got a "big" fork and immediately switched it! And I totally agree with the toilet paper. There is a RIGHT way!

  3. Ohh, I love this!! I am similar to you in the fork situation, but I won't use a spoon! I eat everything with a fork, except cereal, ha!

  4. So I am particular about silver ware but I always use the big fork for meals and little fork for salads. So if i happen to have both for dinner, I have two forks on my plate... oh goodness

  5. AHHHH. :) I knew I liked you!

    -I'm a little-forker, too.
    -Our toilet paper has to be the same way as yours. And I will change other peoples' toilet paper if it's hanging wrong.
    -I have to fall asleep on my tummy. BUT, I start out on my right side. Lay for a few minutes. Roll to my left side. Lay for a few minutes. And THEN roll onto my stomach to fall asleep. There is an order. Without it, I can't sleep. Haha.
    -And SO many other things. This was a fun post!