I am honoured and thankful to Nicole, at Born a Lemon, for nominating me for a “One Lovely Blog” award! I still have a long way to go with my blog but this award encourages me to work harder at it. As per the award guidelines here are…
7 Random Facts about Me:
I own a glittery ten-pin bowling ball with my old bowling name “Princess” engraved on it.
I once took a Speedreading course so I am a super fast reader.
My most proud accomplishment was raising money for a young woman’s kidney transplant in Kenya. We are still very close friends and hope to meet each other one day.
I can’t watch or hear anyone brush their teeth. I get goosebumps all over and freak right out!
My middle name is “Gesine”. I am named after my aunt and grandmother who live in Germany. If I would have had a daughter I would have passed the name on to her.
I have numerous “tickle trunks” and love to dress up in wigs and costumes.
The most rewarding job I ever had was working for the John Howard Society, helping male prisoners prepare for their release from prison.
My nominations for a “Lovely Blog Award”:
Life in Slow Motion – the words on this blog so accurately capture what it is like to live with chronic pain.
Para Las Fridas – a fellow Frida lover and super talented woman who is a disability and human rights activist as well as visual artist. Her blog, too, shares what life is like with chronic illness and pain.
Chronic Fatigue Warrior -the following isn’t a blog but she has my favourite Facebook group about chronic illness/pain. I love her artistic soul and she shares some great stuff!
Enduring Pain with Patience – this is a blog I just started following…the title says it all!
A Bowl of Cherries – Grace’s blog has already been nominated but I can’t help give a shout out to her and her blog…both of which are beautiful! She is a courageous woman with a big heart whose blog is a combination of her lovely photography and thoughts on life.
The Late Bloomer Revolution – Michelle’s lovely designed blog offers “complimentary seeds of inspiration, humor and mildly irreverent advice on how to awaken your inner bloom.
Sweet Sunflowers – A fellow photographer and life coach whose “helps her clients to visualize their dreams and take first gentle steps”.
Lolalina – Laura Gaskill’s serenely beautiful blog offers so much – inspiring “interiors, decor, food styling, flowers, art, and craft”.
B’s Bytes – a wonderful artist, writer and photography who shares a lovely sampling of each on her blog.
I know I was supposed to list 15 blogs but I only read a few at this point. I like to think of this as quality over quantity!
Guidelines for the One Lovely Blog Award:
- Thank the person who nominated you for the award;
- Add the One Lovely Blog Award logo to your post, your blog or both;
- Share 7 facts about yourself;
- Nominate 15 bloggers who you admire and consider “lovely.” Let the nominees know they have been nominated by commenting on their blogs.