Again, welcome to my blog! Like I said on my “About” page (or was it my “Home” page?), I have probably tried doing this blog thing about fifty times already. I never really knew exactly what I wanted to do concerning my blog. For instance, I never really knew what topics I wanted to talk about, a specific theme, how consistent I want to be with posting, and all of that. But one of the most hardest things that I have tried to conquer on my many attempts is how to make a proper introduction of myself and this blog.
I guess you can’t really introduce a blog with out knowing what’s your goal or full intention for starting a blog. I want my blog to be kinda personal, but helpful at the same time. With that in mind, I did a bit of research to help me gather up the best way to make my first post. I think I literally put too much thought into this. I kept finding stuff, creating stuff, deleting stuff, giving up on stuff………. It took me a whole five months to realize that it doesn’t have to be that hard.
I came to the conclusion (just today actually, lol) that I can just make it simple and give you facts about me.
So I’m sure you are familiar with YouTube, right?! Yeah, well, they have this little tag that many YouTubers have done called “50 facts about me”. I’m going to do the same thing but, I’m going to do it blogger style! What a great way to do introduce myself and the blog! I’m so excited for you to learn a little something about me.
Are you ready? I’ll try to make it short, sweet, and to the point…
Here we go!
50 Facts About TESSA!
(っ◔◡◔)っ ♥ 1 ♥ What is your full name?
My full name is Anna Quintessence Terry (my last name will soon change…heehee). I think you can understand why the blog’s name is “Quintessence” now. Ha!
(っ◔◡◔)っ ♥ 2 ♥ What does your name mean?
Well, according to what my mother has told me, ANNA means gracious or grace. I’m not sure if that’s the full meaning. That’s just the little fact that I was giving. If you have the same first name (because it’s pretty common), comment below and let me know what definition you come up with.
Now, QUINTESSENCE…. if you don’t know what that means then you will just have to investigate my “Home” page. lol.
So if you add both parts (ANNA + QUINTESSENCE), it’s SUPPOSE to mean “the purest essence or quality of grace”
There ya go!
(っ◔◡◔)っ ♥ 3 ♥ Are you named after anyone?
I am actually named after my mother. Her name is Anna Marie.
(っ◔◡◔)っ ♥ 4 ♥ Does your name make any interesting anagrams?
Hmmm, ANNA? NANA? NAAN? … nothing too special or interesting I guess
(っ◔◡◔)っ ♥ 5 ♥ If you had to change your first name, what would you change it to?
There is no IF, lol. WHEN I change my name in the future, my first name will be my nickname that everyone calls me, Tessa. Not that I don’t love the name that I was given. I am just use to being called Tessa all the time to the point where “Anna” doesn’t even sound right to me anymore.
(っ◔◡◔)っ ♥ 6 ♥ Where are you from?
(っ◔◡◔)っ ♥ 7 ♥ Where were you born?
Birmingham, Alabama lol
(っ◔◡◔)っ ♥ 8 ♥ Where did you grow up?
Birmingham, AL and Starkville, MS (currently)
(っ◔◡◔)っ ♥ 9 ♥ Who did you look up to growing up?
I probably looked up more to my Pops. He is my father but, we are totally best friends.
(っ◔◡◔)っ ♥ 10 ♥ What are your best characteristics?
I feel like my best characteristics are adventurous, outgoing, and caring. I think many other would agree. 🙂
(っ◔◡◔)っ ♥ 11 ♥ What are your favorite things about yourself?
I think my determination would be my favorite thing about myself. Once I set my mind to something, I’m going to do it no matter how long it takes me to do it.
(っ◔◡◔)っ ♥ 12 ♥ Which of your parents are you closest to?
Pops. My best friend.
(っ◔◡◔)っ ♥ 13 ♥ Which of your parents are you more like?
I thought it was my Pops. Come to find out, I’m actually seeing my mother much more nowadays.
(っ◔◡◔)っ ♥ 14 ♥ Are your grandparents still married?
All my grandparents have passed. But when they were living, my Pops’ parents were still married and my Mom’s parents were divorced.
(っ◔◡◔)っ ♥ 15 ♥ What is your best physical feature?
From what people say, it is between my hair or my eyes.
(っ◔◡◔)っ ♥ 16 ♥ What is your biggest fear?
Birds. BIRDS! Lightning. Stress. Loneliness. But mostly BIRDS!!!
(っ◔◡◔)っ ♥ 17 ♥ What is your eye color?
Brown! A beautiful, dusty brown. lol
(っ◔◡◔)っ ♥ 18 ♥ What inspires you?
The love of my life, Terrell!
(っ◔◡◔)っ ♥ 19 ♥ What is the most important thing in your life?
My love for Christ! If I don’t have God, I absolutely have nothing.
(っ◔◡◔)っ ♥ 20 ♥ Who is your favorite actress?
(っ◔◡◔)っ ♥ 21 ♥ Who is your favorite celebrity?
(っ◔◡◔)っ ♥ 22 ♥ What is your favorite color?
ooooooo, I have many. Purple, Turquoise, Black and White, earth tones
(っ◔◡◔)っ ♥ 23 ♥ What is your favorite drink?
(っ◔◡◔)っ ♥ 24 ♥ What is your favorite food?
PIZZA!!! (gosh, I’m so basic!)
(っ◔◡◔)っ ♥ 25 ♥ What is your favorite ice-cream flavor?
Cotton candy! :9
(っ◔◡◔)っ ♥ 26 ♥ What is your favorite music genre?
ok, so I love anything that talks about Jesus in a positive light! Whether it is gospel or christian. But most of all I am in love with gospel rap/hip-hop.
(っ◔◡◔)っ ♥ 27 ♥ What is your favorite physical activity?
I’ve come to realize that fitness is my favorite physical activity. One of my favorite fitness workouts is kick boxing. I think when I get everything figured out I’m going to join a kick boxing class!
(っ◔◡◔)っ ♥ 28 ♥ What is your favorite song?
My favorite song is Just For Me by Donnie McClurkin. Just the words alone makes me emotional and joyous.
(っ◔◡◔)っ ♥ 29 ♥ What is your favorite sport?
To watch, football and rugby. To play, frizby or four square
(っ◔◡◔)っ ♥ 30 ♥ What is the name of your favorite restaurant?
Lost Pizza Co. or Jim N Nicks
(っ◔◡◔)っ ♥ 31 ♥ What is your favorite candle scent?
Vanilla, Apples and Cinnamon, Fresh Linen, or anything tropical
(っ◔◡◔)っ ♥ 32 ♥ What was your favorite subject in High School?
Algebra or Senior English. I love dealing with number and letters together. The way it feels to write them is amazing. English, because I love to write words and all we did in Senior English is write a bunch of essays.
(っ◔◡◔)っ ♥ 33 ♥ What was your least favorite subject in High School?
World History. It all is still such a blur. lol
(っ◔◡◔)っ ♥ 34 ♥ Are you a dog person or cat person?
I’m a cat person. But I wouldn’t mind a dog! I adore animals!
(っ◔◡◔)っ ♥ 35 ♥ Are you a good cook?
I wouldn’t call myself the best, but I know how to cook. There is still a bunch of room for improvement.
(っ◔◡◔)っ ♥ 36 ♥ Can you do a split?
I took ballet and did cheerleading in grade school. That was around the time I did splits with no problem. Now, I would not even attempt.
(っ◔◡◔)っ ♥ 37 ♥ Do you prefer Titanic or The Notebook?
The Notebook. Only because at the end they die together and no one has to suffer with the memories of a loved one.
(っ◔◡◔)っ ♥ 38 ♥ Do you have any allergies?
Oh boy, do I? I’m allergic to peanuts (strictly PEANUTS. I can eat other nuts like almonds, cashews, and walnuts.), bananas, dairy, TIDE washing powder, latex, gold and the sun (I get sunburn really easily). Those are the ones I know of so far. Who knows. I might find some new ones along the way!
(っ◔◡◔)っ ♥ 39 ♥ Do you have any birthmarks? If so, where?
You would probably never see it because I stay covered most of the time in that general area. It’s right above my right chest, looks like the shape of a finger print.
(っ◔◡◔)っ ♥ 40 ♥ Do you have a best friend, if so, then who?
Her name is TreAnna Elisha Greenwood!
(っ◔◡◔)っ ♥ 41 ♥ What is at the top of your bucket list?
Surfing! Cliff jumping! I always wanted to do both. Hopefully, very soon I’ll be able to do both. Also, tap dancing. Only type of dance I haven’t tried.
(っ◔◡◔)っ ♥ 42 ♥ How old do you think you’ll be when you get married?
23. Hehe! (shhhhh. I’m 23 now.)
(っ◔◡◔)っ ♥ 43 ♥ Have you ever been in a beauty pageant?
I’ve been in two my entire life. The first one was for charity and I won! The second was actually for a crown and an actual title. I only won prettiest smile which amazes me to this day because I had no teeth in the front at the time!
(っ◔◡◔)っ ♥ 44 ♥ Are you a morning person or a night owl?
Night owl. Terrell is a night owl too which is why we are perfect for each other! lol
(っ◔◡◔)っ ♥ 45 ♥ What kind of books do you like to read?
(っ◔◡◔)っ ♥ 46 ♥ What kind of car do you drive?
No car. lol. I don’t like to drive so I have been avoiding getting a new car as much as possible so I don’t have to. That’s about to change though in a few months!
(っ◔◡◔)っ ♥ 47 ♥ What religion will you raise your children to practice?
I am Pentecostal/Apostolic. When I have children they will be raised in that same belief but, I will not raise them under an organization. I want them to be independent. (more on this later)
(っ◔◡◔)っ ♥ 48 ♥ What was your first job?
Applebee’s. As a server.
(っ◔◡◔)っ ♥ 49 ♥ If you have a nickname, what is it?
I go by Tessa. My Pops calls me Boobie (short for boobie trap). My aunt calls me Sweet Pea. And Terrell calls me Tettabear. So yes, I have a ton!
(っ◔◡◔)っ ♥ 50 ♥ If you could go anywhere in the world on vacation where would you go?
Greece. I want to see it’s beauty, learn it’s history (if it’s not to hard…lol), and meet the people. Maybe even learn the language.
Well, there you go, an introduction to this blog and some facts about me. I hope you enjoyed reading and getting to know me a little more. Comment and let me know if we have some things in common or some of your answers to these questions!
God bless ya, fella! ❤