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Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Honest Award


Being honest is easier when it’s anonymous. I would never be able to speak so freely if I knew that there was someone from my "real life" reading this.


I really like to try and be as honest as I can on here. When I come back here to re-read this I want to REALLY KNOW what it was that I was feeling, and doing. I will totally admit that reading back is occasionally difficult, embarrassing and hilarious. Which tells me that I am often on the right track.


So thank you to Sheilah/Mensa at I'm on my way for the Honest Scrap Award., and for commenting and leading me to your blog so that I have someone else to perv on!! She did a list of 10 honest things about herself... I'm going to do the same!



  1. I am afraid of spiders, ghosts, and most crawling insects. I crashed my car when I was 21 because there was a spider on the sunroof next to my head.

  2. I have broken my nose 5 times…its crooked now and I’m totally self conscious about it.

  3. I wish weight loss were easy and not such a struggle.

  4. I’m a lefty, and I love being that little bit different!

  5. I was once a medical test subject for an apatite suppressant in the UK.

  6. While there, I learned that my over eating has nothing to do with physical hunger.

  7. I avoid conversations regarding politics and religion, which is made easier by the fact that I am a Canadian living in the US and will never get to vote!

  8. I have never voted before in my life!

  9. I have size 11 feet. I’m hoping that when I am down to my goal weight, they will go back to a 10.5 or 10.

  10. I should be working right now! HA!!

Back to it now!

6 comments:

Vegan Chick Pea said...

Oh wow... spiders and insects... I can't deal with them either... especially cockroaches!

Laryssa said...

Loved your #10! LOL

By the way, I'm petrified of any and all insects and rodents. I have had bad panic attacks in the car when I've seen a bug -- even a housefly. I have almost jumped out of a moving vehicle to get away from a spider on the dashboard. So yeah, I know what that's like!

Karen Butler Ogle said...

Love your truths, Tamzin. When I was given the award I wasn't told to share 10 truths but that is a good idea for my next blog post. It is also a good way to get to know people better by sharing trivial things that gives clues to who we are in real life. I love that. :)

Kelly said...

Love your list. I had a spider CRAWLING on me once when I was driving. Though I was freaking out on the inside I remained calm, pulled over, got out of the car and did a dance until the spider was off. My kids and hubby enjoyed the show.

Loved reading your list.

Vegan Chick Pea said...

You have no idea how much your giant grape comment made me laugh!

I assure you, I hav big hands... those grapes were MASSIVE!

Tammy said...

I think if you're not honest on your blog, then you're doing yourself a disservice. Kudos to you for your award.

I might literally die when someone I know in person finds my blog, especially if it is a co-worker. Right now, my hubby is the only person that knows about it. I am sure my sister will be upset that she didn't know once she finds out. I just feel that if others knew, I might be more guarded in what I write and I don't want that.

I can totally relate to the spider phobia. I had one dangling from my sunroof about eye level while I was driving and I freaked out at first but then reached for the nearest paper or napkin I could find and did away with it.