Seven Things!

The lovely Mrs. Pancakes over at Mrs. challenged me to share 7 things about myself so here goes!

1) My favorite dish is Oxtail & Rice n Peas.

2) My family heritage is Jamaican, and I speak fluent Patois.

3) I had emergency gall bladder removal surgery last December, after being misdiagnosed for a year. (Anyone having tummy troubles, make sure they rule gallstones OUT!)

4) The furthest west I have ever been is New Orleans, (and that was one day on a cruise!) I sure hope to explore more western and southern areas like Vegas, Cali, Chi-town, Colorado, Texas and the list goes on!
5) I’ve never had a broken bone.

6) I skipped 2 grades, and graduated high school when I was 16. (no club after prom for me!)

7) I received my Masters Degree in Public Administration, and my dream job is somewhere in Government or politics. Obama give me a ring!

Those are my 7 things! That was fun. :)



Mommy. Fitness Addict. Socialite.
Schnelle "Nellie" Acevedo is a busy mom of two young boys (3 and 6), she is an Account Manager by day and a self proclaimed fitness junkie by night. Brooklyn Active Mama is a body positive community that focuses on demonstrating to all women that you can always find time for fitness. A recent running addict, Nellie has completed 7 Half Marathons and is currently training for the New York City Marathon on 11/1/2015. Nellie also is a co-founder of the annual A Healthy U Conference which is a conference dedicated to helping women improve their mental, spiritual and physical health. Nellie is a licensed Zumba instructor in Brooklyn. You can find Nellie on TwitterInstagramFacebookPinterest, PeriscopeGoogle Plus.


  1. Quiana Agbai says:

    Fun list! I’ve never broken a bone either =) Curious to know: did you skip two grades at once?

  2. Hi Quiana! Thanks for dropping by! No, it was 1st & 7th, I think if I skiped two grades at once, my friends would never ever let me live it down. ha!

  3. fun list. good to know more about you! I’m with you on number 5.

  4. Mrs. Pancakes says:

    These are great…I love me some good rice and peas too and I actually understan patois…one of my good friends is from JA! Oh you smart lady you! Obama better call

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