The Liebster Award

I am honored to be part of this award. I was nominated by Lauren at Finish Line Runner. (Thanks Girl)

liebster award

The Liebster Award is an online award by bloggers for bloggers.  It helps to generate attention for new and upcoming bloggers, typically those with 200 followers or less.

Here’s how it works:
1.  You must link back to the person who nominated you.
2.  You must answer the 10 Liebster questions given to you by the nominee before you.
3.  You must pick 10 bloggers to be nominated for the award
4.  You must create 10 questions for your nominees.
5.  You must go to their blogs and notify the nominees.

Here the questions Lauren has asked me to answer.
1. What is the greatest challenge you have overcome? My anxiety. Running has helped me overcome this. I occasionally get it here and there but running has truly helped me.

2. What is the one job you wish you had? Hmmm something that would allow me to travel all over the world.
3. If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be? Boston, Massachusetts (I grew up close to Boston but now live in Florida)
4. Who is your favorite athlete? David Ortiz (Boston Red Sox)
5. What was your first job? housekeeper when I was 16
6. Have you ever had breakfast for dinner?  And, is it a must every once in awhile? Haha actually I had that last night, we do it once a week actually. I love bfast for dinner. :)
7. What is your most awkward moment? My entire high school years are my awkward moment.
8. Treadmill running or outside running?  Why? I used to say treadmill because the Florida humidity used to bother me, but after training for a marathon last summer. I prefer running outside now and my body had adjusted to the heat. I LOVE IT!
9. Who is your best friend?  For how long? Lisa, we’ve known each other since 2010, Our kids went to preschool together and I found her through facebook :) check out her blog
10. What is the best advice you have received? I got so much great advice while training for my first full marathon. I would be here all day typing it all out.
Here is my 10 nominees:
3. Angie @ A Mothers Pace
4.  Laura @ Laura’s Fat 2 Fit
5.  Kathryn @ From Dancing to Running
6.  Hilary @ Getting Through Life: One Day and One Mile at a Time
7.  Gigi @ Running on Candy
10.  Erin @ Mutts Munchkins and Marathons
Here is your 10 questions:
1. What was your first race? and what was the distance?
2. What kind of running shoe do you prefer?
3. What is your biggest accomplishment?
4. What are some of your favorite snacks?
5. What’s your zodiac sign?
6. What is on your bucket list?
7. Favorite place you’ve traveled to?
8. Favorite fuel on long runs?
9. What is your favorite color?
10.  Your favorite race medal?
Have FUN ladies!

Girls Gone Sporty Ambassador


This morning I received a pretty cool email. I have been inducted into the “Girl Gone Sporty Ambassador” program. I am so excited to be part of this awesome community #teamstellar.

As an ambassador this is what is expected from me: Our Ambassadors form a network of sporty women who band together to focus on positive health. Studies have shown two things: 1) healthy living is contagious, and 2) healthy living is not just about weight loss. While we recognize that achieving and maintaining a healthy weight is important, weight and appearance are not cornerstones of our belief system, and we want to encourage women everywhere to embrace whole health and an attitude of adventure – body, mind, spirit and lifestyle – right where they are now. So excited and honored to be included!

Wanna look into becoming a GGSA.