Looking back at my story, I realized that I was built to last. I was built for more than the struggles that I faced. Looking at this past year, I realized how strong I am. I realized that life isn’t easy. Adulthood is INEVITABLE. Pain is TEMPORARY. Love is NECESSARY. Decision making is AWKWARD. Chances … More Surviving The Transition
A couple months into working at my job, I heard my boss on a phone call in her office. She was clearly upset, crying and screaming and I started to feel really bad. At some point in her call she yelled out “IM DOING MY BEST!… IM DOING MY BEST!” That is exactly how I … More Umm, I Don’t Know What To Call This
Growing up when it came to my period I hated everything about it. I got extremely bad cramps, would miss school almost every month when it came, I would cry not from the PMS but just the pain of it and I really couldn’t stand having to do any physical activity. For the longest I … More Dieting, Exercise & Your Period.
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 … More Fibromyalgia: More than the Eyes See
1.SECURE THE BAG! Being single allows you to stack up your money and secure the bag. There’s nothing worse than running into financial issues with your partner, however, when you are single, you are not obligated to share the wealth and you can spend or stack your money freely. The only adult who gets to … More Living Single 2020: 8 Reasons to Stay Single this Year
I became a mother at the age of 17. With my first son he was the light of my life and I was so consumed in him and nothing in the world mattered. He was the center of my universe so all of the outside noise of the world never really had a chance to … More My Battle with Postpartum
Overthinking—sometimes I think it’s going to be the death of me. I have my days where I get into a state where I’m thinking way too much, unable to turn off my brain no matter how much I try. I think of ways to relax but my mind still tends to move at 1000 mph, … More Overthinking & It’s Relation To Mental Health.
One thing that has always bothered me is people who feel the need to put on a facade. That is why I always make it a point to be transparent. If you’ve been following my journey, you know that when I quit my job last year, I felt that it was the best decision I … More Reflecting: What’s Done is Done
After becoming a mother I developed this sort of persona that was “goody two shoes’. Telling myself to dress this way, don’t do this, don’t have too many drinks or get home by a certain time. God forbid you twerk somewhere but sometimes I just want to do ratchet shit with my friends. I want … More Ratchet ISH with my Friends
Working in the field of social justice has been an interest of mine for the last three years. My experience working with youth, immigrants in New York, women of color and in the field of education have taught me so much about community engagement. I love that I am able to understand how different social … More Over Worked N Under Paid: The Stresses of Working in Social Justice