Joe Ordinary—who's anything but ordinary in my book—at Ink for Thought and SarahBeth—a super cool chick who's not afraid of a challenge—at My So Called Life tagged me for the Honest Scrap Award.
This award recognizes bloggers who "keep it real," and as blog awards go, it comes with a couple of rules:
- Tell your readers 10 things about yourself that they may not know.
- Tag 10 fellow bloggers for the award.
I'm breaking the rules and only listing 8 things and only tagging three fellow bloggers...
- I broke my left femur in a car accident when I was 10 years old. Because of the accident, and years of subsequent surgeries, I now have mechanical scoliosis and a serious scar all the way down my thigh. Having a gnarly scar and a limp during my pre-teen years definitely did a number on my self-esteem.
- Saying "no" is really difficult for me, both in my personal life and at work.
- When it comes to music, I'm all about the underground baby! The only radio stations I ever listen to are National Public Radio and 99.1 El Sol, our local Spanish-language radio station.
- Despite my hot high-top kicks, ghetto hoops, crooked hat and city-strut, I'm secretly a tree-hugging hippie. Maybe this isn't as big of a secret as I'd like to think....
- Earlier this year I convinced my boss to let me move into a Web content manager position, despite having no formal training in the field.
- Back to self-esteem issues. I have had a horrible time adjusting to my new, late-20s voluptuous figure. I have almost no clothes that fit me, because when I try to go shopping I wind up frustrated and angry or crying in the dressing room. Pathetic, huh?
- I often find myself completely disenchanted with the United States, its policies and people. Maybe that's a direct result of working in Washington, D.C.
- When I eat a sandwich, its contents must be perfectly proportional for every bite. I cut my sandwiches into four equal pieces and turn the bread so I get just the right amount of crust in every bite.