I’ve been thinking a lot about parenting lately – not because I have small children, but because I have grown ones. I reflect on decisions I made as a young mother (I had my first child at sixteen) and I… Read More ›
Used To, But Now I Know Better
I used to want people to tell me what was on their minds. Didn’t return my call? Why? Is there a riff between us? Why? Tell me what you think. Tell me your opinion on this or that. Express your… Read More ›
Last Sunday I Posed Nude – Despite Being Fat Shamed by My Trainer
Well, not fully nude, but almost. For one segment of the shoot, I wore this rust colored tunic with high side slits and no panties. Posed on a bed with my legs and hips exposed – something like this. I… Read More ›
The Dating Game – How Three Years of One-Off Dates Helped Shape My Perspective on Marriage
To be honest, I thought all those one off dates would somehow lead to marriage. I thought that three years of the single life and being super picky about who I spent time with would help me refine my tastes… Read More ›
Unconditional Love – Doesn’t It Start with Love of Self?
What’s been going on lately? I feel like I’m chugging along, having revelation after revelation about myself and like sharing it all would sound absolutely crazy. It would. You know how you go through all this growth and then look… Read More ›
Writing About My Children – I Never Have
Of course my kids’ stories aren’t mine to tell. That will never be my mission because I am a fierce protector of those I love. But lately, I’m writing a bit more from a “Mommy perspective,” which I haven’t done… Read More ›
Birthday Cards from My Ex
I spent eleven years with my ex “M.” And every time I’m on a cleaning spree, (Today I’m going through old magazines – I have a collection. Smh.) I find cards from him (birthday, mother’s day, etc.). At the time,… Read More ›
So Much To Say, But What Is My Heart Saying?
I’ve been doing a lot of internal work lately and focusing on myself, so I haven’t had many stories to tell. Well I have tons of stories, but the ones that are coming back to me most are about personal… Read More ›