Sitting here, on my 19th birthday, I’ve been thinking about what I’ve learned? 19 isn’t a “big” age but I’m glad I made it. After been going through too many things to name, I’m excited for what this new chapter in my life will bring to me. I’ve also been thinking about what the previous… Read More 19 Things I Learned in 19 Years
In the words of Ntozake Shange… Somebody almost walked off with all of my stuff. I almost lost me guys. No I wasn’t dying , but the me that I am today…she almost didn’t make it. She almost let a man that she trusted too much , walk away with the best parts of her.… Read More To The Man Who Has My Stuff: You Can Keep It.
Like the most of y’all, I have Donald Trump blocked on everything. Lately, I’d rather walk away from the screen than to even look at the new nonsense that administration spews for the hour. Change the channel so I don’t have to hear anymore bullshit. I haven’t even bothered to pay attention to the newest… Read More I’m Tired, But I’ll Do It Myself.
Comparison is the thief of joy. We’ve all heard that line before. I think because we are humans, its kind of natural to look at other people in relation to ourselves. Sometimes we can compare different aspects of ourselves without even knowing it. We see someone driving a shiny, new BMW in the lane next… Read More 3 Things I Learned From My Addiction to Comparison
I’ve never met you and yet when I heard your voice, I felt at home—almost instantly (ya know, after the monotone voice that spoke to me). How can that be? We’ve never had a strong relationship or bond, but somehow when I see your name pop up on my phone, I drop whatever I’m doing.… Read More Is It Possible to Love Someone You’ve Never Met?
When I was in my mother’s womb, she talked to me every single day. Before I made my grand appearance into this world my mom would take time to make sure that while she had me inside of her, I heard that I was loved and adored. She spoke this to me every single day… Read More My Deepest Fear is that I’m Everything People Say I Am
“Shoulda never let you hit it, I split it with you ” One thing to know about me is I’m a mom before all things. But….my route to motherhood was the road so frequently traveled. To put it simply, i let a man talk me out of my most precious gift. I was young, naive… Read More How I Let A Man Who Didn’t Love Me, Teach Me About Love