When I was in the fourth grade I read the Babysitters Club book where Stacey finds out she had diabetes and by the time I finished the book I was so convinced I had diabetes that I went to my school nurse and told her so. She called my Mom. My Mom told me if I had diabetes then I would have to get shots everyday. I decided I didn’t have diabetes. True story.
One time I was ironing a shirt and the iron burned my leg very badly. I still don’t understand how it happened. True story.
I used to think that when I sang, I sounded just like Ariel in The Little Mermaid. I didn’t. True story.
I cried when I saw the preview of The Blind Side. I didn’t cry in the actual movie. True story.
I once ate an entire jar of icing while watching The Brady Bunch Episode where Davy Jones takes Marsha to a school dance. True story.
I once won a debate in a political science class by saying “If you give a mouse a cookie, he’ll want a glass of milk.” True story.
When I found out Torres was transferring to Chelsea FC I literally screamed out loud in my car. True story.
Most people have crushes on actors. I have crushes on journalists. True story.
I’m organizing a massive attempt to get people to say “Rooty Tooty Fresh and Fruity” as an exclamation of joy or sorrow depending on the circumstances. So far, there’s just me but I have a lot of hope for the future. True story.
What are your true stories?