The Entertainer Blogger Award

It has been a while since I have been nominated for an award, which isn’t a bad thing— but it does make me feel good that bloggers still recognize my blog and feel as though it is good enough for an award. Thanks to fellow blogger Chrissy  I was nominated for “The entertainer blogger Award” — Thank you Chrissy for nominating me; I have only been following her for a short period of time, but check out her blog because she has nifty topics. 

This is my FIRST time being nominated for this award, so I am going to have some fun with it! 

The Rules:

  • Thank the person who nominated you (add link to their blog)
  • Add the rules, so others can follow
  • Nominate a handful of entertaining bloggers
  • Display the photo also in your blog

My Answers:

  1. Why did you start blogging in the first place? I started blogging during college, well towards the end of my last year of college because my professor — he and I had discussed ways to get information out with fitness/health and he knew it was my passion to be a personal trainer and work in the fitness industry (make it my life long career) and one of his projects for his students at the time was to create a blog about whatever they wanted. I was not in his class during this project, but when he made mention of the project to me, I decided I wanted to give it go myself and to make something of it… and here I am 2 years later still blogging about my passion 😀 
  2. What is your favorite book? It honestly has been awhile since I have sat down to a good book, almost a year to be exact. While I used to read plenty growing up, I kind of made less time for it as I got older. In recent years, I read two Stephen King books, one of them I did happen to like more so than the other; “Black House”. I realize it is an older book, but I did enjoy it. I wish I could remember books from school that I enjoyed, but don’t have them mentally prepared in the mind. 
  3. What do you really dislike? I have to agree with Chrissy’s response to this question https://simplychrissyblog.com/2018/01/24/blog-66-the-entertainer-blogger-award/comment-page-1/#comment-200 but I also, would say I dislike people who tend to feel superior towards other people;  people who tend to judge critically of others based on their lifestyle choices, sexual orientation, and race. I dislike that when I scroll through IG (instagram) I hardly see WOC (women of color) athletes and people who inspire others within our fitness industry —  when I see the same blonde hair blue-eyes women being sponsored and featured in the same apparel or in the same event — it rubs me the wrong way because we have plenty of WOC who are outstanding athletes and represent positively within the community (including myself) and in my opinion it shows lack of consideration/ not to mention they only sprinkle “small doses” of Hispanic and Asian women as well. I think companies need to open their horizons and really re-evaluate what message they are sending out there to their consumers. I believe as women it is hard enough within the fitness industry at times, but even harder when your own culture or race isn’t as recognized and so .. maybe that is something to think about. As a matter of fact an elite WOC CrossFit athlete: Chuckie Welch posted a comment on her IG Today about this and so did her friend who is not WOC but stood by her side to say the same thing I am posting right now but more in depth.. Follow this link to Chuckie’s IG and read her caption about it.. I think it will definitely open some eyes and possibly even make what I am saying a little easier to understand: https://www.instagram.com/chuckiewelch/?hl=en 
  4. What is your favorite food at the mall? I don’t go to our town mall often enough to eat there (our mall sucks) and to be honest the choice of restaurants is lame.. like maybe one or two places due to a lot of shops closing down because they can’t afford the rent. Most people in my city drive 45 min away to a Toledo, Ohio mall or a hour and some odd minutes away to a mall in Columbus, Ohio 🙂  which I love Columbus! ❤
  5. What is your favorite pastime? I would probably say lately napping, lol I have been more tired than usual and so I have found myself trying to nap often throughout the day BUT once my naps are out of the way, I enjoy watching movies or possibly finding something to do with a friend or two. Just depends on the weather and my mood. 

My Nominees Are:

fatamsimth

raynotbradbury

leslienott

bob@garagegymuk

Tikeetha T

PoojaG

Leave comments below with your answers to the question if you weren’t nominated and be sure to check out each of these blogger’s Blogs! ❤ 

Shay-lon 

 

 

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Liebster award #100?

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Fine, okay this is the 100th, but let me be honest by saying I have a lot of these and love them all for different reasons, mostly because I nominate new people, I answer new questions and of course I feel as though it is a honor when people nominate me, such as my friend over at James J. Cudney , I appreciate your taking the time to nominate me as a blogger for this award and congrats on your nomination as well. I welcome all those to follow him, he is a great writer with tons of blog potential and very supportive. 

 

The Rules for the Liebster Award:

  1. Acknowledge the blog that nominated you and display the award
  2. Give 11 random facts about yourself
  3. Nominate 11 blogs
  4. Notify them of the nomination
  5. Give them 11 questions to answer

Facts about me:

  1. I was born cool, but don’t get too excited because I don’t hang with the cool kids. lol
  2. I have this grand idea on being a fitness mogul. 
  3. I am 5’8
  4. I wish I knew how to play the piano and guitar
  5. I did show choir and choir for about 4-5 years 
  6. I used to think I would either be a choregrapher or singer growing up
  7. I prefer to doggie paddle when swimming, lol
  8. Favorite color is blue
  9. My mom ruined Christmas for me when she told me there is no Santa, lol (she admitted that she bought the gifts)
  10. Never been married,  and don’t have any kids. 
  11. I have used dating sites before and so we might have talked on some, lol don’t hold me to it but if you did find me on one, just know I put a lot of effort in my bios; currently not using the sites, as I am working on my relationship. 

Question for me to asnwer: ( I hope these aren’t hard) lol

  1. Which body part would you exchange if you could? Oh goodness, this is an interesting question, I would probably say my eyes, I want pretty eyes and good vision. lol
  2. How often do you brush your teeth? Honestly, and if you try to lie, your teeth will turn yellow on the spot based on the dust I sent with this post. Woah, I am kind of scared to answer this question now. Hmm. I brush them at least once daily but working on increasing it to twice daily. 
  3. If you could inhabit someone else’s body for a day, who would it be? Wow! I have never even thought about this. Honestly, I don’t know. I mean, maybe I would hop in a man’s body and see what it is like to … hahaha .. we will leave it there. 
  4. If you could have someone else’s personality and intelligence, who would it be? I like my own personality, I am a cool kid remember? I would say, I want a smart person’s intelligence. 
  5. Where are you taking me to dinner tomorrow night? Or if that’s not gonna work for you, what gift are you sending in lieu of canceling last minute on me? Seems appropriate. Well see I was going to take you to dinner but then plans came up and here we are, so the gift I give for my last minute cancellation is my friendship 😀
  6. Have you ever tried to count the licks to get to the center of the Tootsie Roll Pop? No. 
  7. Did I share too much above? If yes, which item. If not, you’re my new best friend. Nope, I think the more the merrier. 
  8. If you could hide in someone’s pocket for a day just to see what they really do when you’re not around, who would it be? Haha! this is hilarious. Um, good question. I think I will have to come back to this one another day. 
  9. If you have an entire cake to yourself, and you know for certain that no one else will eat it nor see you eat it, would you still cut it up and serve it on a plate? Or would you dig in with a shovel? (Assume nothing bad happens to your body as a result of consuming said healthy cake) I would still cut it up and serve on a plate but I don’t like cake. lol. Well I will eat white cake or yellow cake but not chocolate cake.
  10. What’s the first thing that comes to mind when I say “bite me” ? Good or bad, let it rip. Um the first thing that came to mind was.. how hard? lol jk I need to behave myself before some reports me to the blogger cops. lol
  11. Have you met Liebster? If Yes, please describe. If No, please contribute $25 to the charity of your choice in order to successfully have completed this easy and fun quiz. Failure to do so results in an automatic replication of 10 more quizzes a day from me to you as a loving gesture of support. I have not met Liebster but I have met his sibling Biebster, lol they look quite a like might I add but Biebster is so much more fun! 

I would like for ALL MY NOMINEES to answer the same questions! because they were fun and because I am lazy, lol 

My Nominees:

  1. PoojaG
  2. Ty
  3. Lacey
  4. Ashley
  5. wheremysoulsleeps
  6. freeyourself
  7. rhodes2nutrition
  8. Mer
  9. Heidi
  10. Dave gardner
  11. Explore Life

Hope all of you enjoy getting to know me as your blogger, and enjoy my questions and answers!

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Be sure to leave comments, likes, follow, and share if ya want to! 

Fitness Wonderwoman,

Shay-lon xo

 

 

 

The Mystery Blogger Award 6/10/17

Well, this isn’t my first rodeo with the mystery blogger award, but I always enjoy being able to add something hopefully new to the questions. No matter how many times I have done these awards, they never get old, because it is like sharing everything about me all over again and then spreading the positive vibes to others so that I can learn about them. Thank you https://ashleygulley.com/ for nominating me for this award, definitely awesome of you and much appreciated – go check out her blog and leave her some comments under her nomination as well! 😀

“Mystery Blogger Award” is an award for amazing bloggers with ingenious posts. Their blog not only captivates; it inspires and motivates. They are one of the best out there, and they deserve every recognition they get. This award is also for bloggers who find fun and inspiration in blogging; and they do it with so much love and passion. –  Okoto Enigma Thank you for creating this award! – https://www.okotoenigmasblog.com/my-greatest-creation-yet/

Here are the rules:

  • Put the logo/image on your blog.
  • List the rules.
  • Thank the person who nominated you and link their blog.
  • Mention the creator of the award and link their blog.
  • Tell your reader 3 things about yourself.
  • You have to nominate 10-20 people.
  • Notify your nominees by commenting on their blog.
  • Ask your nominees 5 questions of your choice; with one weird or funny question.
  • Share a link to your best post(s)

Questions From Ashley to me: 

  1. Why did you start blogging? I started blogging because my Professor in college brought it to my attention when he gave it his students as a project – at the time, I was not in his class, but only talking to him after and during his class because he wanted to help me reach my career goals and give me advice.
  2. What is your favorite thing about blogging? My favorite thing about blogging is having the chance to grow a community of people, I enjoy connecting with others and so this is my way of doing that. 
  3. What are you currently reading and/or obsessively watching? Well I finished up the books my friend gave me – some Stephen King books (first time reading his books) and I did happen to enjoy them, I am hoping to buy some more books soon so I can continue to read because I enjoy it. I haven’t been watching a whole lot of TV lately, but I plan on watching the new season of the Orange is the new black on netflix and hopefully finishing my other show Shameless on netflix as well 😀 
  4. What is your dream vacation? As long as it is someplace warm and pretty, I don’t care at this point! lol
  5. What makes you laugh!? Well stupid shit of course! lol 😀 

3 things about me:

  1. I am 5’8
  2. I love to cook
  3. I always win in the game of Monopoly when people don’t cheat.

I have nominated:

https://brainyversatilityblog.wordpress.com/

https://howusefulitis.wordpress.com/

https://maggiesimplelife.com/

http://settleinelpaso.com/

https://thehangryrunner.wordpress.com/

https://dramasforscrubs.wordpress.com/

https://doctorinspe.wordpress.com/

https://spiceinthebox.wordpress.com/

https://roflromeo.wordpress.com/

https://ptcontender.wordpress.com/

Questions for my nominees:

  1. Favorite kind of ice cream?
  2. Do you prefer to cook or bake?
  3. Have you ever went skinny dipping?
  4. How do you find ideas/topics to write about in your blog?
  5. Who is your celebrity crush? 

I don’t have a BEST post, because my shit good all the time! LOL , jk. I just don’t ever go back and read my older post to decide which is best, but based off the likes and views, I will choose this one.. https://fitness9555.wordpress.com/2017/02/07/talk-less-do-more-actions-speak-for-themselves/

Thanks for reading, and appreciate all of your support readers! Cheers

FitnessWonderWoman,

Shay-lon xo

Versatile Blogger Award – 2017 Nomination

So I will be honest in saying that I received this nomination a couple of weeks ago and promised I would get to it and never really did.. not because I didn’t want to but my brain was full of other important things. I apologize for the delay but hopefully it is not too late to do this award justice. 

 

For starters  I would like to thank the blogger https://fatnofear.com/ whom nominated me for this award, and if you haven’t had the chance to check this blog out, please do so. I haven’t had a full blown look over everything she has written, but from the few post I have read, she seems to have a good attitude and helpful personality! love it. 

THE RULES:

  • You have to thank the person who nominated you and provide a link to their blog.
  • Nominate at least 15 bloggers of your choice.
  • Link the nominees and inform them about their nomination.
  • Share 7 facts about yourself.

The Nominees:

https://buildingtheconfidence.wordpress.com/

https://standard225.com/

https://savvyraj.com/

https://culturalatheist.wordpress.com/

https://gymnasticspirit.wordpress.com/

https://pineapplechronicles.com/

https://tyronepierre.com/

https://gitfitsite.wordpress.com/

https://shereena-badu.com/

https://boatsofoats.com/

https://skinnyguyshealth.wordpress.com/

https://thebalancebrigade.com/

https://michelleroselyn.wordpress.com/

https://jumpinwellness.com/

https://bigandpinkytoes.wordpress.com/

7 Facts about me:

  1. Favorite color is Blue
  2. Favorite board game: Monopoly
  3. I gave up drinking pop 2 years ago (sometimes I might take a sip but never buy it to drink it)
  4. I love hamburgers/cheeseburgers
  5. I have social anxiety but it has gotten better
  6. I love to play video games whenever I have the time
  7. I live in Ohio 

Hope all of you will enjoy mine and other bloggers answers!

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One Lovely Blog Award 2017 (maybe my 2nd one?)

Thank you PoojaG for giving me more work to do on this blog (because you nominated me for this award) jerk. LOL. Just when I thought I could take a Wednesday easy day, then this happens – nobody likes when I take rest days! haha. No, but seriously, thank you for thinking of me and granting me with this award, I appreciate it and appreciate our conversations. If any of you are new to blogging and would like some inspirational quotes or some interesting poetry, feel free to check her blog out.

The rules for this award are:

  1. Thank the person who nominated you and provide a link.
  2. Post about the award
  3. 7 facts about yourself
  4. Nominate bloggers and notify them
  5. Give your readers good news.

Facts About Myself:

  • I am 5’8 
  • I don’t like sweets very much but every rare once in a while I might get a craving
  • I taught myself how to dance growing up by watching MTV and watching boy bands like backstreet boys and NYSC and copying their moves – among other artist
  • I was in choir and show choir for about 6-7 years (and got a plaque because of it)
  • I like Chipotle – but haven’t had it in like 6 months? 
  • I am a clean freak.. & love organization
  • I don’t like writing with pencil. UNLESS it is mechanical, but still prefer pen over pencil. 

My Nominees Are:

Shattered in him

Risfit

Elizabethfredrickson

S badu

thehangryrunner

christiansweightsuccess

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Versatile Blogger Award 2017 – #2

I was nominated last week ( I think) and told her I would get to this award as soon as possible (sorry head of time) it took me awhile. I have been all over the place. LOL. If my memory serves me correctly, the blogger who nominated me, is a also a new blogger and she is also doing my squat challenge (and doing very good at it) might I add. I appreciate her honesty in her post and how she speaks her mind when writing momonthego. I appreciate your kind words and choosing to conquer this challenge, you are on a roll!

Seven Interesting things about me:

What have I not already told you about me? .. not sure. some of this may be old news

  1. Birthday is in March 
  2. Best friends birthday is also in March
  3. I am the oldest of my siblings
  4. I didn’t start driving until I was 18
  5. failed the first time when taking my drivers license exam
  6. I graduated high school in Colorado – but grew up in Ohio
  7. I love dogs and hate cats (okay I don’t hate them, but we don’t get along) LOL

Nominees…. 

  1. Brad
  2. roach
  3. https://blondeghetto.com/

Nominees post 7 interesting things about you 🙂

Blogger Recognition Award -2017

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Being nominated for this award was totally unexpected and super awesome! Thank you https://beautifulgraciousandgood.wordpress.com/ for nominating me. Make sure to check out her blog page, I have only just recently starting following her and she has a great blog page that highlights her life and some fitness things that might be of interest to some of you who are interested in her own journey 🙂

RULES:

  • Thank the blogger who nominated you and provide a link to their blog.
  • Write a post to show your award.
  • Give a brief story of how your blog started.
  • Give two pieces of advice to new bloggers.
  • Select 15 other bloggers you want to give this award to.
  • Comment on each blog and let them know you have nominated
    them and provide the link to the post you created.

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I created this blog in 2015 in order to talk about fitness/health and how it relates to my life and then decided to take it one notch further and made it more of a informative blog along with some highly debatable topics to get people talking about it. I hope in the near future to integrate more things to this blog and make it my own personal website that continues to fill people’s lives with motivation and some type of inspiration.

My advice to new bloggers would be…

  1. Expand, read other things outside of your own niche. This is the best way to meet people and to learn.
  2. Don’t write to make money, write to share something, people will appreciate it more.

Here are the 15 bloggers that I have nominated:

  1. https://raynotbradbury.com/
  2. https://ecstaticallyem.wordpress.com/
  3. https://foodnutritionfitness.wordpress.com/
  4. https://thehangryrunner.wordpress.com/
  5. https://thoughtsnlifeblog.com/
  6. https://naftalichirchir.wordpress.com/
  7. https://shereenabadu.wordpress.com/
  8. https://ajibolasunday.wordpress.com/
  9. http://www.christiansweightsuccess.net/
  10. https://getridefit.wordpress.com/
  11. https://yournoviceappreviewer.wordpress.com/
  12. https://cookyourselfslim.net/
  13. https://elizabethfredrickson.com/
  14. https://gitfitsite.wordpress.com/
  15. https://fitrecovery.wordpress.com/

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