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30 & Barely Thriving

Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash At eighteen I had a plan and at twenty-one I was sure I'd see it through. Then 25 came and I will admit fear kicked in but I still had high hopes of everything being alright. Now, here I am at 30, feeling as if I'm barely surviving; wondering when is the… Continue reading 30 & Barely Thriving

Hidden Gems

Meet 5-Year-Old Basketball Prodigy Sosa Cruz

Basketball prodigy Sosa Taeko Cruz was born in Atlanta, Georgia on May 10, 2014. She is the fourth born of five children and in her spare time she enjoys gymnastics, watching Spongebob Squarepants and playing with her Shopkins. Her first love, however, is basketball. Sosa attended her 1st high school basketball game at nine months… Continue reading Meet 5-Year-Old Basketball Prodigy Sosa Cruz

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Fibromyalgia: More than the Eyes See

Fibromyalgia is defined as a neurological disorder, which causes widespread musculoskeletal pain. It impacts the Central Nervous System, which impacts the body physically, emotionally, and mentally. According to research, fibromyalgia causes the brain to process pain/nerve signals differently. Fibromyalgia causes extreme fatigue, inconsistency in sleep patterns, fibro fog (loss of memory), and mood swings. The pain… Continue reading Fibromyalgia: More than the Eyes See

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The Gym, You Don’t Need It!

Photo by Dane Wetton on Unsplash How many times have you purchased a gym membership for the year and had to end up canceling it because you only found yourself there once out of the 6 months you've had it? How many times have you actually told yourself you were going to purchase a membership but never got… Continue reading The Gym, You Don’t Need It!

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2020 Vision No Resolution Needed

A resolution is a firm decision one makes to do or not do something. At the beginning of every year, the majority of us express our resolutions only to spend the next 365 days struggling to maintain them. Most of us just forget about our resolutions and go back to our old ways a few… Continue reading 2020 Vision No Resolution Needed

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Pursuing PURPOSE Pt 6

Part 6: Serenity It has been quite difficult for me to finish this pursuing purpose series for a few reasons. One, I've been so busy and pulled in many directions. Two, my sleep schedule is completely nonexistent. Three, I've been under a heavy stress load and four I have not had much peace or serenity… Continue reading Pursuing PURPOSE Pt 6

Go Awf!

Anti Cuffing Season

Disclaimer : Cuffing does not necessarily mean marriage . Drafting/Practice (FOR ME)  is growing feelings for, spending extensive time getting to know, and being physically intimate with someone. At this stage of my growth, I personally do not desire to give a title or my body to someone who I wouldn't want to be raising… Continue reading Anti Cuffing Season

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Pursuing P.U.R.P.O.S.E – PT 3

Resilience Raise your hand if you think you’re resilient. Now, keep your hand up if you’ve NEVER quit ANYTHING. Not a diet, New Years resolution, or job. I’m pretty sure everyone’s hands went down, or at least the majority. Honestly, I’ve quit all three, and some for reasons as simple as being a quitter. It’s… Continue reading Pursuing P.U.R.P.O.S.E – PT 3

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RTR: Realizing that I’m Jealous and Envious

Sad Girl “Nobody wants to be with a sad girl.” That’s what she told me. “You walk around looking miserable, that’s not going to attract anyone to you.” I tried to fix my face. I tried to make myself look happy like all the other girls. But it didn’t work. No matter how hard I… Continue reading RTR: Realizing that I’m Jealous and Envious

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Letter To A Real Queen

Hi. If you read my very first Queen Media Collective blog, you read my little two sentence introduction. If you do not know what I am talking about, obviously you need to back up a few posts to familiarize yourself with me. Matter of fact, if you haven't read any of my previous blogs, have… Continue reading Letter To A Real Queen