What better way to end the week than with a Fun Facts Friday post inspired by two of my favorite Chicago bloggers, Chelsey & Kathleen!
1) What is one of your favorite ways to spend a Saturday?
A long walk with Shaun + the pups, followed by lattes from Coffee Tree. A walk to the Farmer's Market for fresh produce & goodies. Spending the afternoon at the pool, followed by grilling our dinner + eating on the porch.
House Hunters. Top Chef. RHOC.
3) Would you rather be in pictures or take them?
Probably be in them. But I'm that person who never wants to ask someone to take our picture, so I guess I'm more so taking them! (Exception to the rule below.)
Several reasons, actually. I loved the idea of having a public forum to keep myself accountable in my efforts to live a healthy life. I also like sharing my healthy living experiences with others, and I think the healthy living blog community is fantastic. I was also looking for ways to improve my everyday writing...so wa-la, here we are!
5) Share five websites that you visit regularly.
lululemon. GMail. Facebook. ESPN. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
6) You can have lunch with one person from your Twitter list - who is it?
I have to go with Natalie Coughlin on this one. I'd love to talk to her about swimming, gardening and her cooking!
7) List a few of your favorite snacks.
Green monster smoothie. Carrot/Apple/Ginger juice. Banana with peanut butter. Hummus with baby carrots. Paprika toasted almonds. Homemade trail mix.
8) Do you have a pet? If so, what kind?
The two little loves of my life = Coaly (lab/boxer/terrier mix) + Hailey (brittany).
My Droid/an iPhone. A hair tie. And a headband.
10) What is your favorite drink?
My favorite cocktail is a margarita. My favorite wine is Malbec. I used to love Blue Moon. I enjoy a latte each morning, and my body craves water with fresh lemon.
Yes, I love to cook! Not until I moved into a house with a nice kitchen did I truly appreciate cooking. And with working from home, cooking dinner gives me a 'stopping point' for the day (or for a little while, at least) when Shaun gets home!
12) Do you have children?
Fur babies, yes. Little redheads, no.
13) What are your favorite hobbies?
Walking the pups & taking them to the park. Penn State athletics & the Pittsburgh Steelers & Penguins. Fitness in general - always mixing it up! Grocery shopping & cooking. <-- Sounds lame; I really do love it though.
14) Would you consider yourself to be outgoing or shy?
Definitely outgoing. My mom always says she doesn't know where I come from because my personality is unlike hers, my father's and my brother's. Oops :)
15) If you could change one thing about yourself, what would you change?
I'd like to be 100% healthy and 'normal' for the rest of my life.
16) Who is your favorite actor/actress?
Hmmm...not a big movie person. I'm going to say Rachel McAdams & Omar Epps. Omar strictly based on looks alone and his role in Love & Basketball.
17) What's the coolest thing you've done this week?
Ah, good timing! Caught an amazing sunset in Sarasota. Toured the IMG Academies in Bradenton. And started the February Run Challenge :)
Just 20 minutes or so from my parents. My brother is in Baltimore - 4 hours. And Shaun's family is all in Altoona - just 2 hours away.
19) List three of your talents.
I can twist my thumb entirely around. I never took a legit typing class but I can 'hunt & peck' faster than most can legitimately type. And I can run with/walk two dogs at once. Trust me, that's a legit talent.
20) What is your greatest attribute?
Wow, that's hard to write about yourself. I hope it's that I'm always positive, optimistic and energetic...inspiring others & making people happy!