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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Journey to 135- Week 5

Week 5. Week 5 was stressful. Food alleviates my stress. Its comfort to my soul. I felt like scrapping my Journey to 135 And settling for a journey to 335. My week was rough. Last week, I decided to remove coffee from my diet. Coffee is another source of comfort. Once I have my morning…

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Journey to 135: Weeks 1-4

Let’s see. My Journey to 135. Healthy Living Lifestyle. Summed into one word. HELP! Weeks 1-4 have been a rollercoaster. A mixture of GLOWAGE and the RUINATION of everything I have ever lived for. Let’s start with the RUINATION: I’ve been eating whatever I’ve wanted since I was a new-born. I’ve always been skinny. As a kid, I…

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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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Favorite Holiday Memories

I’ve noticed that I’ve become a Scrooge when it comes to Christmas and holiday cheer. All of a sudden Christmas music is annoying, office Christmas parties are a drag and if you offer me a glass of Egg Nog, I’m going to throw up. When I think of the holidays, I immediately begin to feel…

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I Am Grateful For…

Good Health. Good health and good sense are two of life’s greatest blessings. My Children. Watching them laugh, grow, and dream keeps things in perspective. Family. We have our ups and downs, but they really are my foundation. Friends.  There is no way I could survive without them. Love you guys! The Ability To Travel. “Traveling…

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Relationships: What About Your Friends?

I was raised in a home where the motto was “Do not allow females in your home, because you can not trust them.” My mother had long time girlfriends that she grew up with, but there was never a time where her good gal pals came over to the house when they needed to talk or vent…

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Relationships: Ladies, Are We Paying for Dates Now?

Recently, my coworker sparked a major debate in my office. He asked the ladies, what our thoughts were regarding women offering to pay on dates. He felt that if the guy is dating a woman for a certain period of time, that she, at some point, should offer to pay for dinner or offer to…

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Adulting: My Budget Goals For This Year

Live Like No One Else, So That You Can Live Like No One Else -Dave Ramsey It has taken me 37 years to finally be open and honest with myself when it comes to my finances. I don’t think I have ever known how to effectively handle my money, part of that is because I was…

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The Anti Bucket List: The Things I Hope To Never Do Before I Die….

Everyone has a Bucket List of all of these amazing things they want to do. That’s all fine and well, but I often think of the things I hope to never do. How about an Anti Bucket List. The complete opposite of a Bucket List. Here are the things I hope to NEVER do before I die…

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