I am so excited to announce that I recently was nominated for a LIEBSTER AWARD by GLORIA AT SIMPLY GLORIA! I would like to take this time to thank Gloria for nominating me. If you haven’t been over to visit Gloria yet, please do! You’re gonna love her!
The Liebster Award is used to recognize smaller, lesser known blogs that have less than 200 followers. It is an award that you accept with intent on paying it forward.
After being nominated, the nominee must:
1. Acknowledge the nominating blogger.
2. Tell 11 facts about themselves.
3.Answer the 11 questions the nominating blogger has created for you.
4. List 11 bloggers who have less than 200 followers (as far as you can tell!), and who you feel deserve the recognition and inspiration to continue blogging.
5. Post 11 questions for the bloggers that you nominated to answer.
6. Let all of the bloggers that you nominated know you have nominated them.
***You cannot nominate a blogger who had nominated you***
11 RANDOM FACTS ABOUT MYSELF
1. I eat the same breakfast every morning.
2. I had a huge crush on Dr. House…….and have one on Dr. Oz, too!
3. My favorite movie is “The Forty Year Old Virgin”.
4. I don’t use a Smartphone. (yet)
5. I’d rather have cake than ice cream.
6. I have exceptional self-control when it comes to shopping. Really, I only have 5 pairs of shoes.
7. I only like listening to music when I’m driving……..or on the occasional run.
8. I’ve met kickboxing legend, Joe Lewis; and also Paula Deen.
9. I’m in workout clothes or a karate gi more than I’m in regular clothes.
10. I need AT LEAST 9 hours of sleep at night to function normally the next day. Thank God I started drinking coffee a few years ago!
11. My ideal vacation would be Gilad’s week-long fitness camp in Hawaii. That would be a dream come true!
GLORIA’S QUESTIONS FOR ME
1. Why did you start blogging?
Each time I would visit a new blog, I am always inspired and motivated by the encouraging, uplifting (and often times humorous!) stories I read. I love that there are so many people out there that I can connect with that share similar goals for their families and themselves that I do. With my blog, I can be part of that inspiration, motivation and encouragement that I get from so many others. The blogging community is amazing!
2. If your blog was a soundtrack, what would your title song be? “Welcome to My World”.
3. Who inspires you? My daughter, Courtney.
4. How would you describe yourself in one word. Determined
5. Who would you like to play you in the movie of your life? Kelly Ripa (Watching her on LIVE!, it seems we have similar personalities, so I think she’d be perfect! Plus, I’m not a big “movie star” fan).
6. What are you most passionate about? Family, happiness and health.
7. What is one thing you want to accomplish in your lifetime? To be one of the exercisers in Gilad’s fitness DVD’s.
8. What is your biggest pet peeve? I only get to pick one? Ok, I’d have to say when my husband accidentally uses my bath towel or wash cloth instead of his.
9. What is the farthest you’ve traveled? The Florida Keys.
10. What is your favorite hobby? Karate
11. What is your proudest moment? January 29th, 2003, 11:28 AM – the moment Courtney came into the world and forever changed my life and made it the best I could have ever imagined.
MY 11 NOMINEES
Courtney – Beauty Cutie Courtney
Erin – The Elliptical Chronicles
Stephanie – Now I Run
Meredith – What Meredith Makes
Emily - Love a Latte
Carly – Snack Therapy
Reba – Not So Perfect Life
Nina - Too Hottie For That Body
Angela – Nutty For Life
Lucie – Fit Swiss Chick
Ashley – Life and Fitness By Ashley
MY QUESTIONS FOR MY 11 NOMINEES
1. If you could spend a day with anyone, real of fictional, who would it be and why?
2. What is one goal that you are currently working on to accomplish?
3. Coffee or tea?
4. What’s your favorite way to exercise?
5. Which do you prefer? A quiet evening in or a night out on the town?
6. Would you rather cook or bake?
7. What’s your favorite dish/dessert to make?
8. Name 5 famous people you would love to meet.
9. Do you have a nickname?
10. Who’s your favorite singer/band?
11. What is your favorite thing about blogging?
*** IF I’VE NOMINATED YOU, PLEASE LINK BACK TO THIS POST IN THE COMMENTS SO I CAN READ YOUR ANSWERS!***