A Poem About My Body

Chest poked out. Butt sticking out. Lips puckered out. Confidence oozing out of my teenage frame.   Hips spread wide. Breasts sitting high. Eyes to the sky. Thank God for being 25!   I’s married now. Let eat at Mr. Chow’s. My stomach no longer growls. Happy Wife, Happy Life.   Two kids in. Hair…

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38 Life Lessons: The Birthday Blog Post

I turned 38 yesterday!! What better way to celebrate than to list 38 lessons Ive learnt (yes, learnt) so far. Here goes: It’s OK to get angry with God. He can take it. Make peace with your past so it won’t screw up the present. It’s OK to let your children see you cry. Don’t…

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The Blend Book

So. I recently read the book “Blend: The Secret to Co-Parenting and Creating a Balanced Family” by Mashonda Tifrere. Not familiar with Mashonda Tifrere? Well basically: Mashonda was married to rapper Swizz Beatz. They welcomed one son. They were married for 6 years. Towards the end of the marriage, Swizz Beatz began dating singer, Alicia…

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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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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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