Happy Birthday Grandaddy Pat

  I was fortunate enough to have grown up with all four of my grandparents. We each had a unique bond, but I had an even closer bond with my paternal grandfather. Grandaddy Pat. My Grandaddy Pat had dark, smooth skin. He used Noxzema every day and made sure he had cherry chapstick in his…

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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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Positive Expression Does Wonders

I often wonder. How is it that certain people display negative expressions on their face. Not sometimes. But. At all times. Personally. When I’m angry, I smile. When I’m sad, I smile. When I’m frustrated, I smile. Until I’m behind closed doors. Then, I remove the smiley face and display my emotions. I discreetly stare at…

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Hot Water or Espresso?

I’ve had my Nespresso machine since Christmas. Hubby gave it to me as a Christmas gift because I’m a coffee lover. I waited so long to use it because its so fancy and shiny. I decided to use it this morning. Its not just any ole coffee  maker, its a Nespresso machine. I know I…

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Spring/Summer 2019 Nail Trends

Spring is finally right around the corner and Summer is down the block! I’m overly excited. Its time to unglove those digits!! The Spring/Summer nail trends have finally arrived and I must say, creativity is the word this season! From bold bright colors, glam and glitz to dark hues and framed nail art. There is definitely something…

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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: 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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Konfessions: What Am I Going To Do Next?

My supervisor and I are great friends. She’s been my friend/supervisor for 5-6 years and has been nothing short of amazing. Today, she retired. Today was her last day of work. I assisted her with loading her car up with all of her belongings and I sadly said my goodbyes to her. The one thought…

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Fall/ Winter 2018-2019 Nail Trends

Guess what Guys!! My nails are finally healthy and back in order. It only took all of 3 months! My nail bed ridges are gone and I can finally scratch my head without my nails bending and breaking off. I allowed my nails to be free of all chemicals majority of the summer and I…

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