March 27th, 2016


well that was awkward...

I'm in this training class with guys from work and as an icebreaker, we're supposed to say where we grew up, what we liked to do as a kid, and one challenge we faced growing up. The challenge question is cool. One guy said he partied too much, another said he was accident-prone and hurt himself a lot, that sort of thing.

My turn comes up and I'm like, "Well I can talk about it now, but when I was a kid I really a nerd. I got made fun of a lot. I didn't fit in."

I get see these supportive nods back, until these replies, "hey spacefem, I think this is an activity to get to know each other? You're supposed to say something kind of surprising."

"yeah, something we wouldn't just know."