The Flawsome Award

If you have been reading my blog for a while, or any of my other award posts then you will know I love love love doing these kind of posts. So I was over the moon the other day to discover I was so kindly nominated for the Flawsome Award by We Earthbound Stars. Check out her blog, it’s full of amazing content, and she is really smashing Blogtober at the moment, so give it a visit and share the support!
The Flawsome Award was created by Sophie Ismaa

The Rules
Link back to the creator
2. Display the award image
3. List three flaws and turn them into strengths
4. Tag others to take part

Flaw Number 1 – My Weight
I have always classed my weight as a flaw. I used to be really thin and eat super healthy. I don’t eat particularly unhealthy now, but I don’t seem to get away with eating whatever I can as much as I could when I was younger. I’ve always had to be careful with my weight but recent years I would only have to look at a packet of crisps and put a pound on. Whenever I look in the mirror I always saw somebody trapped inside a bigger body whose screaming from the inside to break out. I think curvy models are really inspiring and I really admire their confidence, but for me, that confidence is something I will never have. So recently I’ve been working really really really hard to lose all my weight I’m unhappy about. I will become the old Carly again because I don’t like this new one.

Don’t like something? Change it.

Flaw Number 2 – Shopping Too Much
I love shopping, feeling down? I shop to cheer myself up. Feeling happy? I shop to celebrate. Feeling mediocre? I shop because I can! I much prefer high street shopping compared to online as I really like to browse the rails and rummage through every single item I can get my eyes on. At times I think that I shop a little bit too much, I’m constantly buying shoes, bags, makeup, earrings, all those typical items I’m obsessed with! But maybe buying things isn’t necessarily a bad thing. If I want to buy something then why shouldn’t I? It’s what I work for, and as long as I’m happy with how I spend my money then it shouldn’t matter.

Shopping makes me happy.

Flaw Number 3 – I’m Impatient
I’ve always been impatient. I got it from my mum and my mum got it from my grandad. I can’t help it, but things get on my nerves quicker compared to other people. I suppose my impatience comes down to how passionate I am about certain things. If I can’t get or do something after a couple of tries it infuriates me and I get really annoyed. I really want to adapt and learn new things quickly and when I can’t my impatience gets the better of my mood. Unfortunately.

Impatience means I’m passionate

My Nominations
Kirsty from Kirsty Through the Looking Glass

Lauren from Lauren Ann Beauty

I also nominate anybody else who I’ve not tagged but who wants to take part. The more the merrier, yeah? But make sure you tag me in your Flawsome award posts. I want to give them a read!


5 thoughts on “The Flawsome Award

  1. Earthboundstars says:

    I’m so glad you liked doing the award! I really connect with what you said about being impatient. It’s one of my biggest flaws but like you it’s rooted in that I’m really invested in whatever or whoever it is and I allow myself to have all these unhealthy expectations. It’s something to work on and there are people with worse failings so I can’t complain too much.


    • CarlyTamara says:

      I did, thank you so much again for nominating me. I really appreciate it. At least you can work on being impatient and it’s something you can control in ways and to some extent. You’re right, there’s worse failings and being impatient isn’t one of them. Thanks for reading! X


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