It’s my turn today.
5 Words to Describe Myself
4 Favorite Foods
Plants of all kinds
Fruits and vegetables <–that’s my #1 and #2 fave foods
Fresh, raw, or simply prepared plants
As close to the way they were found in nature, for me, is the best way
See my Roasted & Baked Vegetables & Sides section for ideas
Chocolate (#3 fave food) Let me Count the Ways I love it.
I never met chocolate in any way, shape or form that I didn’t like
See This Post for all my Chocolate Recipes
Coffee (not officially a food but it will make the list at #4 fave anyway)
to a massive Coffee Reviews Post
I do love my coffee!
3 Things I’m Most Proud of Accomplishing
a. Motherhood. As I said in this post, if I don’t do this job right and well, nothing else matters. Period.
b. Starting my blog and nurturing it and watching it grow.
As my blog has grown, I have grown so much as a person and have received so much from blogging.
I have learned about everything from the technology-based side of of blogging (please see my Blogging 1o1 Series if you’re a new-ish blogger or need help with these things) to interacting and negotiating terms with with large corporations.
c. If nothing else, blogging has helped me unlock my passion for photography! I’ve learned that I’ve not only liked photography, but that I love it and it is like yoga; it will always be with me now. It’s a life path. Who knew.
I’m proud of the ways I have grown as a photographer.
From using a point and shoot to where I am at today
I’m clearly a work-in-progress, as we all are. But I’m trying to learn and I am proud of myself for diving in.
2. Favorite Workouts
b. running (or walking)
They are free, you can do them anywhere, nothing other than a mat (or an old towel on a hotel floor if you’re traveling) or a pair of shoes is required.
You don’t need a team, a coach, a buddy, a partner.
Just you and your mat, or you and your shoes and the open road, is all that’s needed.
You can make them fancy, complicated, or expensive with classes, gadgets, or what I think is non-essential equipment, but for me, my mat, my shoes, and my legs are all that I need.
If you missed this post from earlier in the week, Diet vs. Exercise, check it out as I discussed my thoughts on working out, where I’ve been, what I’ve tried, how that relates to diet, and so forth.
The physical and mental benefits of both are why I will always be a runner and a yogi. Period.
It’s interesting, when I first started my blog it had a longer name, Love Veggies and Yoga. Running. And Chocolate.
Seems I have touched on all of those things in this post.
1 Thing to Expect From My Blog
I have no idea what I am going to post about from one day to the next. I write much of my content 24-48 hours in advance so that I have a rough shell and outline of what I am going to post about but there is massive flexibility in my posts.
Some of my drafts never make it to be published and other times, I am determined to share a “vital” piece of information or something that just happened that was unplanned or something I did or food that I made and that’s what I publish.
I just never know until I sit down to write and try to let the words flow where they want.
Case in point, my last post, Random Bits from the Week. I surely didn’t know I was writing that one until I sat down to write.
1. Answer one of the categories from above
I’d love to hear the things you’re most proud of! (item 3)
And also what you come to expect from my blog or what you think readers come to expect from your blog if you have one? Do you have a style, theme, or category you think your blog falls into?
2. Best thing you’ve done or eaten so far on this (Holiday) Weekend?
My weekend has been flying by! I’ve had to work, I’ve cleaned my house, done some baking, taken pictures, been with Scott & Skylar. It’s been going way too fast!
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