I am thrilled to announce that I was given another Liebster Award! This time I received the award from my friend Kristen from http://www.livinglovingpaleo.com! It is such an honor to receive another award, especially from Kristen, who has such an amazing Paleo blog! Thank you Kristen xoxo! If you have not read her testimony, head to her blog- her story is truly inspirational and her recipes are so delicious!
Here are my answers to Kristen’s questions:
Q. What’s your favorite thing to do in your free time?
A. My favorite thing to do is communicate with all of my friends on Facebook and Instagram who share a deep passion for the Paleo Lifestyle. I also love to create new recipes in the kitchen. A friend of mine asked me the other day if I was following the NBA playoffs and I thought for a second and realized I haven’t really been following any sports these days because all I seem to care about is food! I never thought I would become such a foodie!
Q. What is your favorite food ever?
A. Before Paleo and GAPS I would have said mashed potatoes with gravy, tacos and frozen yogurt. Now I believe it would be bacon, steak, and veggie juice.
Q. What are you most proud of, or what is your biggest accomplishment?
A. I’m proud of receiving my bachelors degrees from San Diego State years ago. I have a B.A. in Gerontology and in Sociology. I minored in Psychology. I wish I would have majored in Nutrition but my interests have changed over the years. I’m proud of this blog- it feels so good to help others along their own healing journeys. I’m also proud of all of the wonderful friendships I have made on Instagram since changing my diet and lifestyle, they have nurtured me immensely.
Q. What is your dream job? Or, do you already have it?
A. When I was growing up I always thought I would become a High School Guidance Counselor. I initially majored in Psychology but I ended up changing my major to Gerontology. I always loved working with seniors and still do but as the years go by, I’m becoming more interested in working with teens like I initially wanted to do. I’d love to be a health educator for children and teens. Diet is extremely important and if I can help educate individuals at an age where habits start, it would be so wonderful. I am also in the process of writing a cookbook and working on this blog. I am going to be attending blogging seminars and taking nutrition classes over the next year. As you can see, there is a lot that I wish to accomplish!
Q. What would you love to see change in this world?
A. No GMO’s. I’d love to see more people supporting local farming. I would like to see less obesity. I’d like to see more people using food and exercise as medicine and relying much less on the pharmaceutical industry. I’d like to see doctors prescribing antibiotics less. I’d like to see less sick people. I started my Instagram account a little more than a year ago and over this time have come to realize how many sick people there are desperate to get well. It’s really unfortunate. I believe a lot of the issue is from taking too many antibiotics and wiping out the friendly bacteria in the gut, taking birth control pills, steroids, immunization shots, eating GMO’s, the heavy metals in our environment, eating food that is dead and contains preservatives etc. I support local farmers and am a member of my local Weston A. Price chapter, it’s a great way to get educated on real food.