On Hand Writings & The Big Chop

Hey guys, its me again! Remember me? Your best friend?, LOL

A lot has happened since the last time, but before I catch you up, lets do this quick little handwriting tag. Since Mfon @daintyM could not be bothered to tag me, I decided to tag myself. Apparently you’re supposed to write a few things in your handwriting and post it on here, so here goes:


I actually had fun writing this, I don’t remember the last time I actually sat down to put pen to paper and to write something, I am so used to taking notes on my phone. I can only hope my handwriting is legible enough. OK that’s a lie, I wrote my grocery list today, but it was barely legible.

In other news, I haven’t written in so long because I would have bled all over the pages and it might have been a little sad, and maybe hard to decipher. But as always, I have risen above and I am also working on a way to share my struggles and victories with you guys, so that even if it encourages only one person I can rejoice in it.

I cut my hair! So I took the plunge and did the big chop, and I must say it is the most therapeutic thing I ever did, I didn’t think I could and other than the slight twinge of emotion I felt when I saw all my hair on the floor, I haven’t had a single moment of regret and can I just say that feeling the water run down my head everyday in the shower is THE BEST FEELING EVER!!!


So this is it guys, watch this space though, I will post some stuff this weekend and it will be good!



“Irony, we want our handwriting to look like typed fonts, and our computer fonts to look like handwritten text.”
Vikrmn Corpkshetra

“How to get over your EX? Get over him that’s how!”-random lady on the bus

 (totally unrelated to this post, but watch this space this weekend)

Bloggers Recognition Award/Give Away!..


Hi Guys,

Yet another thing to be thankful for! I know that I am a little behind on accepting this nomination,but I am so so happy to be writing this post today! Many thanks to my new friend Nancy for nominating me, it means a lot to me and I am grateful. OK let’s do this!

Award Rules: Write a post to show your award √

Acknowledge the blogger that nominated you: Thanks Nancy! (link to her blog above) √

Give a brief story about how you started blogging: I have always loved writing but for a number of reasons I was wary of starting my own blog, I was practically bullied into starting it. You can read more about that journey here: once upon a blog

Give two pieces of advice for new bloggers:

  1. Be sure you really want to blog, because it’s a lot of work and consistency is key. Once you start and you develop an audience it is very important to be consistent with your blogging, keep the fire burning. Literally.
  2. Leave it all on the post, when you write from your heart you will be shocked by how much it will resonate with people, you’ll meet like minded readers and make friends. It’s an awesome feeling!

Nominate 15 deserving bloggers: This is the fun part!

  1. My darling  Mfon DainyM (even though she has a ton of awards!)
  2. Achalugo
  3. Tooki
  4. Gorgeousbskin
  5. Themumzone
  6. Kennedy Simplyforgotten
  7. Judith deveinme
  8. Sisiakowe
  9. Munachi
  10. Mybecomingdiaryblog
  11. D’dream
  12. Yourbeautypalette
  13. Crystalwalls
  14. Luis
  15. Maryann

I hope you all have fun writing yours as well. *group hug*



This is my very first give away and I am super excited. So because my post about getting a letter from my beloved Danielle Steel here was very well received by you guys, it got me feeling generous and I thought I would share the pleasure of reading with my darling followers. so you guys already know I have A LOT of her novels and I am willing to give away ten of them and here’s how it’ll work.

  • You have to be in Lagos to be able to participate
  • You have to be a subscriber to my blog
  • You have to be willing to find time to go pick up the book yourself
  • You have to leave a comment or send me an email; adaugosdiary@yahoo.com telling me why you want one or more of the novels

And that’s it! when I compile the names I get, I will contact you personally and let you know how to go get it.

Peace & Love



The Get To Know Me Tag!


Thank you my darling Mfon from DaintyM for tagging me, I woke up to the tag and it put the biggest smile on my face. Also, I am convinced that she is my long lost sister because we have so much in common, it’s almost eerie.


Ok, so here goes!

Vital Stats

Name: Amarachukwu Adaugo Uwanaka  (it’s a mouth full, yes I know )

Nicknames: uhmmm… that has to be “maams” It’s a weird sounding name, invented by my sister and it has stuck since then.

Place of birth: Eastern Nigeria


Best friend:  Her name is Ifeoma, I’ve known her for over fifteen years, I was her maid of honour and I am god mother to her second son, so it’s safe to say we are still super close.

Award: I am pretty sure I won an award a looooooong time ago as a teenager in church.

Sport: well, I watch football that counts yes?

Real Holiday: Maryland 2014, fun times!

Concert: I have never been to any but that might change soon though.


Movie: The Lion King

TV Shows: I pretty much watch them all, but these days my absolute favourites would be Game of Thrones, Greys Anatomy and maybe Empire.

Color: Black; always has been

Song: This is never an easy decision but I am currently stuck on One Dance- Drake ft. Wizkid and Kyla.

Restaurant: Joe’s Crab Shack

Book: Every single book ever written by Danielle Steele, (I own all seventy something of them!)


Feeling: self conscious because my eyebrows got botched

Single or Taken: Single!

Eating: I just woke up and got to writing this tag so I haven’t eaten yet.

Wearing: Pjs and a scarf

Watching: My phone screen, (waiting for an email)


Children: YES! I already picked out tentative names *insert sheepish grin*

Marriage: Well, that goes without saying. Yes

Career: I want to revamp child care and children rights in Nigeria

Where I want to live: I think I already live there!

Do You Believe In

God: YES!!!

Miracles: Yes I do, seeing as I just experienced one: waking up with all my parts functioning.

Love at first sight: I used to, but not anymore because love is not a fairy tale, it is hard work.

Ghosts: I think there’s more to the paranormal than meets the eyes so I kinda believe.

Heaven: I most certainly do.

Hell: Oh Yes! Hell is real

Kissing on the first date? Nope

Yourself: Took me a long time to get there but I did and I believe that I can do ALL things through Christ that strengthens me.

I tag:

Carrot Minds

CESC’s Blog

Naija Bachelor

Crystal Walls


I had fun writing this spontaneous post, thanks Mfon! I hope you guys do too. If you could see me right now with my raggedy scarf and the biggest smile on my face Lol!

“The best things are those that are the most spontaneous or seemingly so”- Isamu Noguchi