This Is My Story
My name is Belinda Smith.
I live in Nashville, Tennessee. (Love my town.)
I am not related to Belinda Carlisle. Yes, I’ve been asked. A lot.
I banned Nutella from my home. I’ve had it twice, and I like it too much.
I have a pug named Bernice, a corgi mix named Millie, and two new rescues named Jack and Webster.
The more humid the weather, the bigger my hair.
I’m a songwriter.
I have never visited Philadelphia and seen the sun at the same time.
I’d pick the ocean.
I was the homecoming queen. (lol!!!!)
I have the best friends.
I’m a certified BARE coach.
I have the best clients.
Spy novels are my favorite.
I lose my keys every day.
I’m an advocate for the disabled.
I lose my phone every day.
My favorite TV show is “Designated Survivor.”
I grew up in the State of West Virginia.
I was baptized in the Ohio River.
I took piano lessons for 13 years.
When I try to meditate I fall asleep.
I have a physical disability.
My Grandpa was a preacher.
Awkward humor is my favorite.
I went to Italy alone. On purpose.
Morning people are a mystery to me.
My favorite radio station is NPR.
I have loved.
I’m an introvert.
I cry when I’m mad.
I don’t get mad very often.
I accidentally subscribed to Golf Digest once. I don’t play golf.
My personal soundtrack song is, “Walking on Sunshine,” by Katrina & the Waves. (Sing along!)
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