10 Reasons Why Arizona Robbins Is The Best Character On 'Grey's Anatomy'

10 Reasons Why Arizona Robbins Is The Best Character On 'Grey's Anatomy'

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Arizona Robbins played by Jessica Capshaw was introduced in the fifth season of Grey's Anatomy as an attending surgeon and new chief of pediatric surgery. Capshaw was originally casted to appear in only three episodes as a guest star. After winning the hearts of Grey's fans all over the world in such a short amount of time, Capshaw's contract was extended and she became a series regular in the sixth season. Arizona Robbins was first known as the bubbly and smiley pediatric surgeon with a pink scrub cap who roller-skated around the hospital. Arizona Robbins is also Grey's only openly lesbian character who quickly fell in love with the newly bisexual Callie Torres in season five. She is another one of Shonda Rhimes' strong female characters and I, as well as many others, admire her very much--- here's why.

1. She has been through so much and still remains strong.

Arizona's brother who was in the military died at a very young age.

At the end of season eight, Arizona along with Meredith, Lexie, Mark, Cristina and Derrick were in a fatal plane crash causing Arizona to lose her leg. Arizona and the others had to watch as Lexie and Mark died right in front of them. The loss of Arizona's leg created for many obstacles in her life and relationship with Callie. She also survived a hospital mass shooting while simultaneously saving children's lives.

Nothing can bring her down.

2. She is the protector of the tiny humans.

Arizona was an amazing pediatric surgeon and is now a just as amazing fetal surgeon. At first, doctors around the hospital didn't take peds so seriously because it was stereotyped as the "easiest" specialty. After Arizona was introduced, everyone realized peds is a badass specialty. Arizona eventually inspired Alex Kerev to become just as passionate about peds as she is. Alex Kerev is now an incredible pediatric surgeon because of Arizona and her faith in him.

3. She's a good man in a storm.

Arizona is always there for whoever is in need.

Of course, she isn't perfect and she makes mistakes like everyone else, but in the long run she is a good person and a loyal helping hand.

4. She stands up for what she believes in.

Arizona may seem sweet, but I HIGHLY recommend not messing with her.

5. She positively represents the lesbian community.

It's such a great feeling to know when your community is being positively represented on television. Arizona is so open about her sexuality -- she does not care what anyone thinks of her. Arizona is who she is. I admire this so much about her and I can honestly say her character has helped me as well as many others become proud of who we are. Everyone needs a hero -- Arizona is definitely one of mine.

6. Arizona is incredibly silly.

Being a surgeon is a serious job, but Arizona makes sure to keep a sense of humor through everything. She's one of those people anyone would want to party with, and drunk Robbins is the best.

7. She has a super magic smile.

Arizona's smile could light up a pitch black room -- it's contagious.

8. She possesses the confidence all women should.

Arizona is not the type of woman who needs constant attention -- she knows she's beautiful and intelligent.

9. Her hair is GOALS.

Arizona's hair always looks perfect. Quick shout out to her hairstylist!

10. She's just a flat-out badass.

I think people forget about how many impossible surgeries Arizona has made possible. Who's getting the next Harper Avery? I'm not sure but Arizona Robbins definitely deserves it. She's a badass surgeon and human. I love her

If you ever tell me you don't like Arizona, I will give you one of these looks -- or, all of these looks.

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8 Reasons Why My Dad Is the Most Important Man In My Life

Forever my number one guy.

Growing up, there's been one consistent man I can always count on, my father. In any aspect of my life, my dad has always been there, showing me unconditional love and respect every day. No matter what, I know that my dad will always be the most important man in my life for many reasons.

1. He has always been there.

Literally. From the day I was born until today, I have never not been able to count on my dad to be there for me, uplift me and be the best dad he can be.

2. He learned to adapt and suffer through girly trends to make me happy.

I'm sure when my dad was younger and pictured his future, he didn't think about the Barbie pretend pageants, dressing up as a princess, perfecting my pigtails and enduring other countless girly events. My dad never turned me down when I wanted to play a game, no matter what and was always willing to help me pick out cute outfits and do my hair before preschool.

3. He sends the cutest texts.

Random text messages since I have gotten my own cell phone have always come my way from my dad. Those randoms "I love you so much" and "I am so proud of you" never fail to make me smile, and I can always count on my dad for an adorable text message when I'm feeling down.

4. He taught me how to be brave.

When I needed to learn how to swim, he threw me in the pool. When I needed to learn how to ride a bike, he went alongside me and made sure I didn't fall too badly. When I needed to learn how to drive, he was there next to me, making sure I didn't crash.

5. He encourages me to best the best I can be.

My dad sees the best in me, no matter how much I fail. He's always there to support me and turn my failures into successes. He can sit on the phone with me for hours, talking future career stuff and listening to me lay out my future plans and goals. He wants the absolute best for me, and no is never an option, he is always willing to do whatever it takes to get me where I need to be.

6. He gets sentimental way too often, but it's cute.

Whether you're sitting down at the kitchen table, reminiscing about your childhood, or that one song comes on that your dad insists you will dance to together on your wedding day, your dad's emotions often come out in the cutest possible way, forever reminding you how loved you are.

7. He supports you, emotionally and financially.

Need to vent about a guy in your life that isn't treating you well? My dad is there. Need some extra cash to help fund spring break? He's there for that, too.

8. He shows me how I should be treated.

Yes, my dad treats me like a princess, and I don't expect every guy I meet to wait on me hand and foot, but I do expect respect, and that's exactly what my dad showed I deserve. From the way he loves, admires, and respects me, he shows me that there are guys out there who will one day come along and treat me like that. My dad always advises me to not put up with less than I deserve and assures me that the right guy will come along one day.

For these reasons and more, my dad will forever be my No. 1 man. I love you!

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