I didn’t realize the date was October 16th until my bestie from Michigan called to remind me. October 16th was the day of love, my wedding date back in 1999. For a good laugh I tried on my wedding dress last night and Syd literally hollered and her echolalia was on point!! “This is a … More It’s My Anniversary
Therapy is often taboo in the black community. We go to church not therapists or at least that is what we were told when growing up. Seeing a therapist was a sign of weakness because you were supposed to take your burdens to The Lord in prayer, not to the man while lying on a … More That’s Why You Need Therapy
Harrison Noah made me a mommy when I was thirty years old, that was seventeen years ago. I admit I had given up hope of becoming a mom. Fibroid tumors, scar tissue and blocked Fallopian tubes would be the reasons why. I think God made me wait four years to make sure that I was … More A Mother’s Love
Don’t get me wrong pumpkins are nice, but I like sweet potato pie better. Fall is great for football. I love football, the college games and especially when The Detroit Lions win! The season of Fall and I don’t get along. All that pumpkin spice this and that. The smell of a pumpkin candle makes … More Falling In Love With Fall
I wish it was that easy to throw a flag on the field after a bad call when I’m navigating autism. There are no rules. I think we make them up as we go. Each family has their own set of rules so don’t go trying to enforce our rules on another family. It doesn’t … More I’m Throwing A Flag On The Field
I struggle with my facial expressions lately. I can just feel my eyes rolling and my mouth twisting to the side. Whatever I’m thinking just magically appears on my face. Then I struggle to put on a fake smile and wonder to myself which is worst? This fake smile that people know is fake or … More Poker Face
When I was younger I was the limbo champ. When I was younger I could drop it likes it hot. When they were asking for volunteers to sit on the floor or kneel for the staff picture day this week. I thought to myself not today Satan. If I go low, I’m not getting up. … More How Low Can You Go?
What’s your something good? A job, your spouse, a friendship, a relationship or your peace of mind? Have you ever thought the grass was greener on the other side? I have and guess what it wasn’t. The grass looked greener, but it was far from better. Now I’m not telling you not to leave your … More Tell Me Something Good
This was Saturday I was ready for the weekend. I just knew I was looking cute!!! Fast forward to yesterday I looked like a chipmunk with a swollen face, bags under my eyes from crying and my anxiety at the highest. My last two wisdom teeth needed to come out and I was walking around … More I Was Looking Cute!
I know that I could write a blog about all of my coworkers at school. They have all touched me in a different way. Many will joke and say “Brooke, that’s a blog topic right there.” “Brooke did I make the blog?” Some will say, “Please don’t blog about this Brooke.” Since I’ve been back … More And Then There’s Jenny From The Block!