Happy Friday folks!
Starting a new "15 Questions with Adaeze Obiako" series on the blog. Will throw these in from time to time as a bonus post for the week -- questions in pink and answers in blue. Read, enjoy, and leave your answers to the questions down in the comments section below :)
Q1. What is the first thing you thought about this morning?
A. How much I take the grace of God in my life for granted -- I don't deserve it.
Q3. What is your morning routine?
A. Hitting the snooze button on my phone alarm at least 3 times before getting out of bed, rushing to i. brush my teeth / shower ii. do my makeup / hair and iii. pick out / iron my clothes (which I should have done the night prior -- I clearly need a better morning routine.
Q3. What do you usually have for breakfast?
A. I normally skip breakfast since I'm rushing to get ready in the mornings (see answer above) and don't have any time. On a good day, it'll be a bowl of Cornflakes or Rice Krispies cereal.
Q4. What was your first reaction moving back to Nigeria from the U.S.?
A. "Haba! What is this 'no air con in taxi's life' really all about?" -- might be a tad bit spoiled.
A. Probably taking a morning trip to Sabon Gari market, going for lunch at the Lebanon Club, and watching a move at the theater in Ado Bayero Mall -- none of which I regularly do. Kai.
Q6. What's the best part about living in Kano?
A. When I find out, I'll let you know :)
Q7. What was your first pet?
A. Never had one. Not an animal lover -- a wee bit terrified of cats and dogs.
Q8.What's your favorite beverage?
A. A nice, chilled glass of Sprite -- in an effort to limit my sugar intake however, I stick mostly to good ol' H2O and only drink Sprite 3 or 4 times a year.
Q9. Which historical figure would you share a glass of Sprite with?
A. King Henry VIII. I'm pretty much fascinated by his life story -- worth a Google search.
Q10. What's the best way you decompress after a stressful day?
A. Overeating and watching a funny movie (e.g. Horrible Bosses with Jason Bateman, Jennifer Aniston, and Jason Sudeikis -- hilarious!)
Q11. What's your go-to song to listen to when you're feeling nervous about a public event or presentation or speaking engagement?
A. There's No Easy Way Out by Robert Tepper -- soundtrack to the Rocky IV movie, which I love.
Q12. If your life was a song, which one would it be?
A. Bittersweet Symphony by The Verve
Q13. What's one beauty secret you swear by?
A. Washing off my makeup at night before going to bed -- currently using Neutrogena Deep Clean Invigorating Facial Scrub.
Q14. What's your favorite fashion trend of all-time?
A. The Little Black Dress or "LBD". Classic.
Q15. Who is your favorite fictional fashion icon?
A. Holly Golightly from the movie Breakfast at Tiffany's.