25 Things You Don’t Know About Me: Jillian Michaels

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Jillian Michaels, 36 (catch her on Losing It with Jillian on NBC Tuesdays at 8 p.m.), shares the 25 things you don't know about her with UsMagazine.com.

1. I am a huge animal lover. I was an only child growing up, and a dog really can become your best friend.

2. I love thrift stores and vintage items.

3. I truly believe anything is possible.

4. I love racing motorcycles and cars.

5. I'm obsessed with quantum physics. I devour everything on it, from books to documentaries to TV shows.

6. I cant spell — at all.

7. My favorite show is The Universe on History channel.

8. I love music, and my greatest regret is not knowing how to play a musical instrument.

9. I am most peaceful when I am writing my books.

10. I feel helpless all the time, and it drives me to become powerful so I can make a difference.

11. Above anywhere else in the world, my favorite city is New York.

12. No matter how hard I try, I can't keep a plant alive to save my own life.

13. Meeting physicist Stephen Hawking is No. 1 on my bucket list.

14. My greatest fear is having to run a marathon.

15. I am a total mama's girl.

16. I was the fat kid that everyone made fun of.

17. I am a black belt.

18. I love looking for sea creatures in tide pools.

19. Chocolate is my favorite food — at all times.

20. If I could do my life over, I would be a doctor.

21. I believe the truth is always enough.

22. I have a rescue horse that I adore named Buzz.

23. I'm afraid of aliens.

24. I am a terrible dancer.

25. I am going to change the world.

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