Good morning everyone!!! Before I talk about my Versatile Blog nomination, I want to thank each and every one of you for your kind hearts and for your generous support. I wake up each morning happier than the last, excited to read both your posts and your beautiful comments that you leave on my blog! From the bottom of my heart, THANK YOU! You rock!
Let me first start by thanking Rob from weight2lose2013 for the nomination! THANK YOU!!!!!
Rob, you are one of the nicest and kindest people in the world AND your support means the world to me! THANK YOU for always leaving upbeat and inspirational comments on my blog!
PLEASE GO CHECK OUT HIS BLOG!!!! Again, his blog is weight2lose2013!!!
Rob, your perseverance is an absolute inspiration!! You are so talented and your enthusiasm is a gift to the world!
As part of this nomination, I will now reveal 7 facts about myself!!!
1] Growing up, I had very low self-esteem, so that’s why I’m trying to start an after school program for kids called ROSE (Raising Our Self-Esteem)!
2] My husband, Marc and my mother, Gina are my two best friends!
3] The house I currently live in is approximately one minute away from the house I grew up in. That’s kind of cool!
4] I’m a huge animal activist!!
5] My favorite poet is Sylvia Plath! The sincerity behind her words has always intrigued me.
6] I have trouble sleeping some nights because my mind wanders to far away places and adventurers that I hope to write about one day.
7] I am completely obsessed with Forever21, the store not the age! Hehe!
For Part 2, I’m supposed to nominate 13 of my favorite bloggers (in no particular order)!!
Okay, so I love you all!!! Honestly, I feel incredibly lucky to be a part of this blogging community and to be able to read your posts! You are all gifted with the ability to write both passionately and honestly. I mean it!!!
I decided to type out 13 of my favorite inspirational quotes and to then match up each quote with a blog that I follow because let’s face it, you all inspire me! In a nutshell, the blog I picked (for each of the quotes) represents the quote in some way, shape, or form:
Let’s get cracking (get it…nutshell…haha?)!
1] (Running From it All): “Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” Ralph Waldo Emerson
2] (2 cups ‘N RUN): “Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.” T.S. Eliot
3] (Betty LIVIN): “All the world is made of faith, and trust, and pixie dust.” J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan
4] (love each step): “All we have is all we need. All we need is the awareness of how blessed we really are.” Sarah Ban Breathnach
5] (Girl of The Hour): “In the midst of winter, I found there was within me an invincible summer.” Albert Camus
6] (RUN SALT RUN): “Stop wearing your wishbone where your backbone ought to be.” Elizabeth Gilbert
7] (Rainy Writer): “The only way to stay sane is to go a little crazy.” Susanna Kaysen
8] (ADVENTUROUS WANDERINGS): “Sometimes it’s a little better to travel than to arrive.” Robert M. Pirsig
9] (thedancingrunner): “You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching, Love like you’ll never be hurt, Sing like there’s nobody listening, And live like it’s heaven on earth.” William W. Purkey
10] (running for cupcakes): “Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius, and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.” Marilyn Monroe
11] (Daydreams & Shoestrings): “I believe in pink. I believe that laughing is the best calorie burner. I believe in kissing, kissing a lot. I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day and I believe in miracles.” Audrey Hepburn
12] (A UNIVERSAL LIFE): “And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.” Paulo Coelho
13] (Stuff My Brain Thinks): “None but ourselves can free our minds.” Bob Marley
Rob, THANK YOU again for this nomination!!!
Have a beautiful day everyone!!!!