I told God I can’t die before my kids and then I had the nerve to tell Him I couldn’t die and have them find my body. Morbid thoughts I know but that’s what crosses my mind from time to time. The other night I woke up at 1:00 am, not feeling well at all. … More Paging Nurse Sydney
It was hard to do. I had to use a word that makes me feel uncomfortable. I had to tell someone No! And I had to tell them no more than once because they didn’t believe me the first time I said it. Saying no was so empowering. I felt like a three year old … More I Had To Say No
Let me start off by saying I really do love Thanksgiving. It’s my favorite holiday. This year will be hard celebrating Thanksgiving without my Grandma Bertha but I know she’s watching us from heaven. Sydney loves all holidays and loves to decorate. Our tradition was always to put our tree up the weekend before Thanksgiving … More Don’t Ask Questions Just Go Get The Christmas Tree
Last night I enjoyed a night out. My kids spent the night with family and I didn’t have to worry about them at all. Planning anything on a Friday is tough for me. I’m exhausted from the work week and all I want to do is take off my bra, put on my favorite sweatshirt … More Date Night, Hot Flashes and Cowboy Boots
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
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
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!