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I Was Nominated For The Health Blog Award. I’m Really Thankful

I had a nice surprise earlier today. I was nominated for the health blog award by Saguren at https://exercisehealthcoach.wordpress.com I am honored to be nominated for this award. It really means a lot to me. I try to live a healthy life. I’m no way perfect, but I strive for progress. Below are some things about me that you may not know.

  • I majored in Kinesiology at the University of Illinois years ago.
  • I used to teach Spin Classes.
  • I’ve had a few workout pics in a published book by Human Kinetics called “Mind & Muscle: Psych Up, Build Up.” By Blair Whitmarsh, Ph.D.
  • I’ve been able to give two motivational speeches at the Transformation Center in Denver Colorado with Bill Phillips. I take my health seriously. I hope you will take yours seriously as well.
  • This blog is called icandoicd because I have an ICD (Internal Cardio-Verter Defibrillator). Don’t take your health for granted.
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After getting 2nd ICD

Here are the rules and then I will answer the questions.

  1. Put the award logo/image on your blog on one of your posts.
  2. List the rules.
  3. Thank whoever nominated you and provide a link back to their blog. Thank you very much Saguren. His excellent blogs can be found at https://exercisehealthcoach.wordpress.com
  4. Answer the 5 questions from the blogger who nominated you.
  5. Mention the creator of the award and provide a link as well; https://exercisehealthcoach.wordpress.com
  6. Tell your readers 3 things about yourself.
  7. You have to nominate 10-20 people.
  8. Notify your nominees by commenting on their blog.
  9. Ask your nominees any 5 questions of your choice; with one weird or funny question (you can use the same questions if you can’t think of your own).
  10. Share a link to your best post.

Questions

  1. What commonly known healthy habit do you still struggle to maintain? ANSWER: Exercise has always been easy for me. I love the feeling. I would say balancing a healthy diet is still a struggle. Specifically eating sweets like CAKE! 
  2. What advice would you give to yourself 10 years ago? ANSWER: 10 years ago is when I got my ICD device. I would tell myself to stay in the good shape I was in and to be more aggressive getting back into the weights. I had to take 5-6 weeks off from lifting, and I was really scared to get back to lifting. I would do differently this time around. 
  3. What is one thing you only do when no-one is looking? (This is the funny one). ANSWER: I would say FLEX in a mirror, but I have also been known to do this even when others are looking. 
  4. If you could change one thing about the world, what would it be? ANSWER: I live in Texas and there are so many DONUT shops. Make it stop. I would change that. And oh yeah, I would eliminate all judge television shows! 
  5. Which movie, author, song, or celebrity do you think is seriously underrated? ANSWER: Right now Cal Newport is one of my favorite authors. His name is becoming more well-known but I would say him. 

Right Now one of my more popular health blogs is “Traveling and staying in shape.” Click  HEREto read it.


I nominate…Mine are those who deal with either physical, mental, or spiritual health.

  1. https://susiesopinions.blog/about/
  2. https://allyshawebber.com/
  3. https://jennarunsblog.wordpress.com/
  4. https://recipes-homemade.com/
  5. https://gcdiaries.wordpress.com/

 

I CAN DO and SO CAN YOU. Life is all about having the right kind of attitude. We will face challenges. We have to decide how we will respond. Getting an ICD (Internal Cardio-Verter Defibrillator) in 2010 forced me to make a decision about my mindset. I decided that I CAN DO. What about you? Let's go. Check out my blog at www.icandoicd.com and my books on Amazon at www.amazon.com/author/benjaminlee.

5 comments on “I Was Nominated For The Health Blog Award. I’m Really Thankful

  1. Wow great acceptance post! Learning these things about you made me respect you even more! And with that great writing style that made me nominate you in the first place, I didn’t think that was possible. So glad to have met someone like you here on WordPress.

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    • Thanks my friend! I take all of these nominations seriously. It means a lot. I’ve added this nomination to my media page!

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  2. ilonapulianauskaite

    Congratulations, a lot to learn from you, thank you for sharing your wisdom 🙂

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  3. Wow..congrats. Gbu ..

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