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Blog award: The versatile blogger

Thanks so much to Ashleysweigh for this award:


To claim this award you need to share 7 things about yourself and then pass it on to fellow bloggers of your choice:

7 things about me:
1.) I am happily childfree.
2.) I have been with my bf for 16 years this March 9th
3.) I've never been more content in my life.
4.) I have several health problems you can read about here and there on my blog
5.) I've suffered from disorder eating of one type or another my entire life.
6.) I have a cat and she is the best furbaby evar.
7.) I'm 31 years old.

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  1. Thank you Beyond Willpower for your award! -Jamie

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  2. Thank you so much my sweet blogging friend. I appreciate your support and encouragement more than you know. Jackie

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  3. I've posted another one for you as well. :)

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  4. Thank you soo much for this award! <3

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  5. Hello! I followed you over here from Lyn's blog (Escape from Obesity) because I thought your picture was just adorable. Very retro/pin-up which is my style too :) And now that I'm here, I see we have quite a bit in common too! I'll def. be following from now on. All the best!

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  6. I am super late getting over here... ya know, with having a rough month... but I really appreciate you thinking of me and giving me this award! It gave me a smile during a hard week! Thanks :)

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