I think I wrote this a million times. In my mind, I kept thinking that nothing less than perfection would even be remotely acceptable; but as of late, I’m learning that pushing myself too hard has serious consequences. February 24th was one of the scariest days of my life, and I wish I could say … Continue reading Changes
I’ve been trying to imagine what this moment would feel like: celebrating my 30th birthday. Would I see the world differently? Would I appear ….older? And yet, as I sit here and write this at 1:00 AM (on my birthday), I feel no different than before. I’m embracing this year of change with welcome arms … Continue reading Year 30.
The death of Kobe Bryant is really taking a toll on me. No, it’s not just about Kobe … it’s about the people aboard that helicopter who, unknowingly, hugged their loved ones one final time. They woke up that morning with goals to accomplish, dreams to pursue … life to LIVE. Nobody knows when their … Continue reading The Final Goodbye
Coming into 2020, I knew I was ready to focus … to get myself together and embrace the challenges coming for the new year. There’s been this sense of of clarity that’s come over me and for the the first time in a long time, I feel like my mind has never been clearer. What … Continue reading FREE.
Sometimes our bodies are trying to tell us something, and yet it seems that we are too “busy” to answer. Three weeks ago, I started developing this awful pain in the lower left side of my abdomen. To be honest, I assumed that it was the start of my cycle and left it to “mother … Continue reading Body Party … well, not really
For years, I spent so much time with a negative attitude about who I was because I had been so brainwashed about how society viewed me, as a plus size woman. Let me be clear by saying that beauty has no true shape or size; it's a mantra that I have come to live by, … Continue reading Taking time for YOU.
World Mental Health day recently passed, and I can’t seem to stop reflecting on it. Nobody is perfect, everybody goes through something. And yet sometimes, it seems as if the world is crumbling around our shoulders and nothing we do helps. The stigma surrounding mental health is so exhausting; when people want to reach out … Continue reading Ask Yourself …