Thursday 9 July 2015

Eleven Things.

I was tagged by Rhian from Rhian Westbury to take part in the 'eleven things' tag, I've been taking part in a few of these tags of late as I find them fun to do and I like the interaction with other bloggers. In this tag I set the questions at the end for the people I then tag, mwahaha.

These are the questions I have been asked:

1. What's your biggest ambition in life?
Currently, my biggest ambition in life to is to progress in my career. I'm still in the early days in my Nursing career but working in the community is giving me the thirst to gain my mentorship qualification, top up to degree level and potentially one day do my District Nurse training. I'm a fair few years off this though but I do like to have something to aim for :-) 

2. If you were stranded on a desert island what three things would you want with you?

Mascara, yes I know very shallow but I would at least like to have one luxury item. My children and my husband would also have to be there. I know this is technically four but I count my 2 children as 1, surely I can get away with this hehe!! 

3. How would your friends describe you?

Chatty, bit of a drama queen, makeup obsessed and likes a glass of wine or 2 or 3.....

4. What's your favourite movie?

Far too many to mention, I couldn't possibly choose. To list a few, Dirty Dancing, Bad Boys 1 & 2, Grease, The Holiday, Safe Haven, Hunger Games, Harry Potter, Gone Girl. I could go on, I have so many that I love. 

5. What is your proudest moment so far?

I know it's a cliché but clearly I'm going to say giving birth to my 2 children. They are my everything through the bad times and the good, they make my life worth living. Either that, or graduating as during a few points during my course I didn't think I'd ever get to the end, but I did and walking across that stage to get my certificate was pretty huge. Quite a tough one to choose between!

6. If you could change one thing about yourself what would it be?

I worry about everything. Often I worry unnecessarily but still I worry, I get it off my Mum she's a prolific worrier and it gets right on my nerves but actually I'm just the same, it drives my husband round the bend. I would love to be a little more chilled about stuff.

7. Why did you begin blogging?

I dabbled a bit when I was on my maternity leave, I wanted something to do as I was getting a tad bored at home (I know, I know I had a newborn to get me occupied ) but I needed something to engage my brain. I liked writing, always enjoyed reading other peoples blogs so thought why not start my own. I didn't properly start getting into it seriously until about 12-18 months ago when I really started to enjoy it and now I'm quite proud of my little blog, it's tiny in comparison to some but I like to think that some people read it.

8. If you were in a zombie apocalypse how long would you survive?

According to my husband and best friend who love the Walking Dead (I don't!) I wouldn't last 5 minutes! However, I would be stuck to them like glue so maybe I would have half a chance haha!

9. Favourite flavour of crisps?
Hmmmm, it depends what mood I'm in and if I'm pregnant. When I was pregnant with Elarna I craved ready salted or salt and vinegar (the stronger the better, the ones that make your tongue hurt) but now I'd probably say prawn cocktail or chilli heatwave doritos (yum!).

10. What one piece of make up could you not be without?
Probably mascara, it is either that or eyeliner but I think mascara at least adds definition to my eyes. However I suppose really I actually couldn't live without lipbalm but I don't really class that as makeup as such, more of an essential part of my life, ha!

11. Most reckless things you've ever done?
I have to be honest I'm not a very reckless person at all but my most reckless thing would have to be giving up a fairly decent salary to study nursing, it's not nice taking a 20k pay cut for 4 years and living on a bursary of 8k a year. 

So my 11 questions for the people that I tag are this:

1. Your favourite flower and why?
2. What do you do for a living? 
3. Where do you see yourself in 10 years time?
4. What's in your handbag?
5. What came first the chicken or the egg?
6. Favourite sweet?
7. You're stranded in the jungle, have you got what it takes to survive?
8. What would be the first thing you would buy if you won a million pounds?
9. Best piece of advice you've ever been given?
10. Makeup style?
11. Wine, beer or cocktail? What you having?

I tag the following: 

Sarah at Run Jump Scrap

Jemma at Living Life

Lisa at Mumma Scribbles

Bex at Futures

Kirsty at Something Crunchy


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