I battled infertility, an autism and epilepsy diagnosis for Sydney, a divorce and relocating my family. I’m strong but I’m also human and death is something that hits me hard. We lost our matriarch and for the past three days I have been in a daze. Not able to write, pray or focus. I am … More Grief
She woke up different. She no longer cared about what her enemies thought of her. She didn’t care about the gossip that floated through the air. She woke up different. She focused on her friends and the people that loved her unconditionally. She didn’t let the opinions of others deter her from her goals. She … More She’s Different
I don’t have a green thumb, your flowers aren’t safe with me. I tend to be a little extra at times, and I tend to continue to water a dying plant. I’m like Olivia Pope, I’m a fixer and I want to breathe life back into situations that are slowing dying. Picture me watering can … More When Water Is No Longer Needed
It wasn’t until I was doing calendar activities with my first graders. That I remembered that October 16th was near. That was the day of love. Better known as my wedding anniversary. As I write this blog today. I am in a better place than I was back in October 2013. At that time, I … More It’s My Anniversary
I know I am not the only one that has thought to themselves. What in the hell am I doing? We are so quick to tell people that we are okay. But in reality we are bound by chains and shackles. We may still be walking, but we are dragging along extra baggage. It might … More What The ………?
I really hope she answers the phone. I need to talk with someone. If I call mommy. She will only worry. I can’t talk with her now. She will hear the pain in my voice. I am not doing a good job at hiding the pain in my life right now. What time is it … More Just Get Over It
My daddy always taught me to look a person in the eye. Even if the person was disciplining me. Daddy taught me to never walk with my head down and to have the courage to speak in front of others. All of these things are important. Lastly, he told me never look behind me. Keep … More Walk Away Like Angela Basset