26 things

My birthday is today – May 26th, so of course one of my favorite numbers is 26. For a birthday celebration post,  I thought I would give you all 26 things that you may or may not know about me. . .

  1. I have run 2 marathons – both in Green Bay, WI

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2. I HATE really really really don’t like going to the dentist

3. My favorite kind of ice cream is chocolate

4. I LOVE Super Target – probably my favorite store ever


5. My Mom is a driver’s education instructor


6. My favorite food is raspberries or cupcakes, depending on what mood I am in!


7. I graduated from University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire with degrees in  biochemistry and molecular biology

8. I minored in Spanish and studied aboard in Mexico in college.

9. I graduated from medical school at Des Moines University

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10. I scrapbook everything


11. I trained my husband for his 1st 1/2 marathon last summer in Chippewa Falls, WI  –> and now we have run 3 half marathons together.


12. I am a HUGE Green Bay Packers Fan. . . GO PACK GO!


13. My favorite color is PINK. . . I wear it all the time, it was even in my wedding dress.


14. I am a reality TV show junkie, especially Survivor, Amazing Race, Project Runway, Top Chef

15. I have 2 sisters – Jenny is 4 years older and Laura is 6 years younger.


16. I love that my initials are KT.

17. My favorite alcoholic beverage is a margarita. Extra salt please.


18. My name is Katie – not Catherine, Kathleen, etc. which is one of the reasons we named Luke, Luke, and not Lucas.

19. I have run 7 half marathons and 2 marathons and have my Dad to thank for getting me into running.


20. My all time favorite pizza toppings are pepperoni and pineapple


21. Scott and I went to St. Lucia on our honeymoon


22.  Abby and I lived with my older sister, Jenny, in Nashville for a while when I was in medical school and celebrated Abby’s 3rd birthday.

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23. I’m addicted to instagram


24. Sometimes I snore. Winking smile


25. I  have driven a white Saturn, grey Toyota Tercel, silver VW Jetta and now a white Lexus SUV. And I learned to drive on a manual transmission.


26. I LOVE eating raw cookie dough. It. is. the. best.


Hope you are having a great day!! Off to do more celebrating with my boys. Smile


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15 Responses to 26 things

  1. Sara

    Those were so fun to read! I had no idea you are a Blugold! So am I! I graduated in ’09 from UWEC. It’s a small small world. I’m sure we crossed paths some point or another! Enjoy the rest of your birthday celebrations!

  2. Amy

    Happy Birthday Katie!

  3. Becky @ Olives n Wine

    Hehehehe… snoring 😉 I love these posts because I always learn something new! I hope you’re having a fab day celebrating your birthday!

  4. Happy birthday Katie! What a fun post! I also love pink, cupcakes, am addicted to Instagram and Super Target and I have a backyard full of raspberry bushes 🙂
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    • KT

      Ooohhh so jealous of your raspberry bushes. We tried planting some a few years ago, but they never took off. . .

  5. Nicole

    Hope you’re enjoying your special day and the weather is cooperating where you are. GO PACK GO!!

  6. Patti

    Beth and Taki wish you a happy birthday!

  7. 26 is one of my favorite/lucky numbers, too! Also, I think it is funny/ironic that you are a doctor but HATE going to the dentist…obviously different, but similar is many ways! 😉
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  8. Happy Birthday Katie! I am the same with #18 😉
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  9. Fun list, I love it! Happy (late) birthday, hope it was an awesome day!
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  10. HHAHAHAHA 24 totally cracked me up! Hehe. Oh I love you. This post was awesome. I am with you on 26—-cookie dough is the reason I make cookies.
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    • KT

      LOL Melanie. 🙂 And I 100% agree – cookie dough is the whole point of making cookies. Love it.

  11. I am super late to the game, but I’m here now!! HAPPY BIRTHDAY, friend!!! xoxo Wishing you the most amazing day/week/month/year possible 🙂
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