This is the About Me post.
I measure my life in experiences (not accomplishments)
Here’s what you need to know about me:
I survived a Vietnam Era Marines Corps father, dropped out of high school, left home at 17 and joined the Air Force (medical professional) honorable discharge.
I earned an Associates and Bachelor’s degrees while working full-time; earned paralegal and grant writing certificates; completed life coach training, was licensed to sell health and life insurance; quit smoking, twice lol (for good); started a personal service business (Errands Plus) for which I SHOULD be a multi-millionaire; left a comfortable 4 year relationship and a lucrative legal assistant career of 7 years to become a Legislative Assistant to a California state politician; cut off all of my hair in 2000 to go natural (3x); was an onsite property manager for five years; traveled to Egypt alone in 2003 for my 35th birthday and celebrated on the Nile.
I completed a random 90-day test group and was asked to be in 3 fitness videos in the world renown P90X.
I wrote a race relations book as Nashieqa Washington (Why Do Black People Love Fried Chicken) still selling after 14 years; sold my book on the Venice Boardwalk and promoted myself onto four major market radio shows with my book; I’ve been on the Space Shuttle immediately after re-entry (see above pic), parasailed, been on a trapeze, helicopters, a camel, jet skied, snow ski, snowboard, skate (all types) and surf; atop the Eiffel Tower, down Venetian canals and inside pyramids; I was a vegetarian (for over a year); stopped drinking for 90 days (just to check), I’ve been on a game show (The Weakest Link); conducted sex surveys by phone for The RAND corporation, provided commentary on National Public Radio (NPR) four times; became a trained community activist; sang a solo in a jazz singing class after training; made a mess in a mosaic art class, worked as a contract Background Investigator for 19 years; was a project leader for a homeless feeding program; I’ve been scouted by talent agents; auditioned for a Hallmark commercial; moderated several events overcoming public speaking issues; still look good in a bathing suit in my 50s;
overcame severe anemia; am healthy and medication free; sometimes get paid to write; obtained a TEFL certificate in order to attempt to live abroad (in 2009); recorded readings for the blind; lectured at Cal State University Northridge; completed a 6-week improvisation class with The Groundlings; tutored reading for a literacy program; packed my car (only) and moved to Colorado (where I knew no one and had never been); no television and a minimalist lifestyle for 11 years; debt free, love children but never pregnant and happily child free, never divorced (never married); salsa dance; medical transcription, worked at Taco Bell, had a paper route, sold discount perfume; took up pole dancing; zip line, bull run in Portugal, climbed a semi-active volcano in Guatemala; solo travel, canyoning (repelling a mountain face);
Kayaking, floated on an iceberg (in Alaska), survived parasites (3x); never broken a bone, no cosmetic surgery (yet), no tattoos, over 800 credit score, metaphysician, middle functioning astrologer, Human Design Manifestor (1/3), Explorer, Sage Archetype, life path 9, master rapport builder, interviewed thousands of people as an Investigator, INTJ, Sagittarius, proud conspiracy theorist and life longer learner (I LOVE to read).
One thought on “Who Am I?”
“deliberate and afraid of nothing.”