I never realized the importance of an anchor. An anchor is used to moor the vessel to the sea bottom. An anchor leg of a relay is the fastest runner who is able to make up time in the race and finish strong. I think about the weight on my shoulders and how I have … More My Future
I may have played the race card once or twice. It wasn’t what you think. I didn’t use my blackness to get admitted into school, ask for special treatment or to scream racism. It was when I was with friends and they wanted to rent a plane for skydiving and I had to remind them … More Playing The Autism Card
I grew up believing that broken crayons didn’t color. I was the kid that would have a panic attack when my pencil broke in school. I was taught that broken was not good enough. It wasn’t until I was much older that I realized beautiful things happen once you’ve been broken. I was broken making … More I’ve Been Broken
We are always searching for something or someone and that’s not necessarily a bad thing. The problem is that some of us never stop and we are constantly searching for the next thing to make us complete and bring happiness into our lives. We each create our own happiness and if you are waiting for … More Do You Suffer From Destination Addiction?
I’m too old for the same old okie doke! I admit I would argue with people until they heard my point of view or maybe I wanted them to agree with me. Then one day it came down to my blood pressure rising for me to realize that it’s not worth it. Debating is healthy … More It’s Not Worth It
I had someone ask me the other day “Where’s Harrison?” I’m not sure if this was like a Where’s Waldo question or not. Before they could explain what they meant, I answered their question. My posts on Instagram and Facebook are about Sydney’s Super Squad and Syd’s milestones living with autism. As well as how … More Where’s Harrison?
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