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!
When my friend Meko asked me to see Iyanla Vanzant in Philly a few months ago. I said sure, that sounds like fun. I knew I would be done with school and it would be my “me time” outing for June. Many of you might watch Fix My Life with Iyanla. Well, not me I’ve … More A Night With Iyanla Vanzant
I was in a mood today, and it wasn’t the weather or my lack of sleep from last night. I realized that every day won’t always be roses. I’m mad at myself for allowing comments that were made to me magnify into a million scenarios in my head. I almost allowed myself to have a … More Just One Of Those Days
Self-care seems to be the new go to word. I was told I need to take more time for myself and I responded with “Really, that thought hadn’t crossed my mind.” Self-care for me in the past was hiding under the covers and sleeping. Now my focus has shifted. It wasn’t that my life was … More Self-Care