Konfessions: That Time I Was A “Teenage Mom”

Alright guys. You are going to think I’m truly crazy with this post. I recently cleaned out my closet. While I was cleaning and organizing, I came across a picture of a smiling little brown baby girl. The baby girl was about 2 years old. Flashbacks of my high school years began flooding into my…

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Konfessions: My Name Is Gemise And I Have Abandonment Issues

“When loneliness is a constant state of being, it harkens back to a childhood wherein neglect and abandonment were the landscape of life. ” –Alexandra Katehakis Childhood When I was about 5, my father walked out on us. He just up and left his family and moved to another state. My father was someone I…

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Konfessions Of A Fashionable Mind

Konfashionable Mind. “Konfessions + Fashion + Inspiration = Konfashionable Mind” This was the tagline for my blog. The definition of what my blog is about. The goal was to create beautiful, plush pictures of myself in fabulous fashion finds. The goal was to post fashion/beauty tips. The goal was to travel and document my adventures.…

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The Montell Williams Show

The infamous. Montell Williams Show. I appeared on the Montell Williams Show when I was 15 years old. The topic was about young girls and strained relationships with their mothers. How could we effectively communicate with our mothers and have better relationships moving forward. Visibly, I looked innocent and childish. I mean, technically, I was…

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Konfessions: “Who Are you?”

“Who Are You?” 2 years ago. As I sat in my therapists office. Staring blankly into the air. My therapist was awaiting a response from me. “Who are you?” She asked. I tried to think of something clever to say. Something that would sound good. Something funny. The way my therapist stared intently at me.…

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Konfessions: Journey to 135

Steps on scale. Scale reads 154 pounds. I look on in horror! “Nah, Cant be…” This scale obviously hasn’t been calibrated in a long time. Steps off scale. Shakes scale. Replaces battery. Steps back on scale. Butt naked. Scale still reads 154. For the first time in my life, I’m appalled by my weight increase. I mean. Yeah…

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Konfessions: My Name is Jade…

I’ve been challenged by my mentor and good friend to put a name to the ugly, negative parts of myself. The woman who lies. The woman who manipulates people. The woman who likes to gossip. The woman who cheats. The woman who will steal your joy. The woman who avoids important decisions to sit in…

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Konfessions: Trust Issues

I hate eating the insides of certain foods. Cookies, Sausages, Brownies, Chicken. Weird, right? I was eating a chicken strip the other day and I was eating the outsides and around it. In my head, my grandmothers’ voice said “stop being childish and eat the whole chicken strip!!”. I proceeded to eat the whole thing and I…

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Konfessions: I Surrender…

Every month, the women’s ministry of my church holds a Women’s Meeting. Its a time for fellowship, prayer and bonding. At the beginning of every year we usually meet to create vision boards. This year the women decided to do something different. Last month, all of the women were asked to spend time with God and allow Him to…

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Konfessions: The Road To Self Forgiveness

2018 was a year of self discovery. My therapist led me on a long journey of navigating who I was and where I came from. I couldn’t believe it took thirty something years to actually sit down and really think about these things. That journey opened up my heart and my mind. I began the process of reconciling with family members and…

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