Inspired by @ShawnKelly and everyone else
  1. Because I told everyone I wanted to be a dentist when I was 5 years old.
  2. Because my parents got divorced when I was 6.
  3. Because I tried out to be Dorothy in my 1st grade production of the Wizard of Oz, but instead got cast as Narrator #2.
  4. Because I had my two front teeth pulled when I was 4 and they didn't grow back until I was 7, and then I had a huge gap and chipped tooth.
  5. Because I sat next to my dad as he called his parents to tell them his sister wouldn't make it through the day.
  6. Because the first time I failed my drivers test the instructor spent an extra 5 minute sitting in car to lecture me on left hand turns.
  7. Because the guy I had a crush on in 9th grade asked out one of my friends right in front of me.
  8. Because I found out in the second semester that people I thought were my friends weren't really my friends.
  9. Because I was the last person in the game of dodgeball in 8th grade, and my gym teacher ended the game before I was out.
  10. Because I'm the youngest child.
  11. Because I grew up surrounded by my mom's sense of humor.
  12. Because I suffered with anxiety and depression for a year before I was diagnosed.
  13. Because I went to three different high schools.
  14. Because I've lived in California my entire life.
  15. Because I have to change my mind 10 times before I make a final decision.