This is a question I get asked often and it blows me away. I usually respond with “Why Not?”. Growing up I was taught that serving in your community is a wonderful thing. You can learn a lot by just giving some time to help out someone in need. I do get people that support the movement, but I also get negative comments as well. … Continue reading Why Community Service???
This year I decided to try something new and think of some words that I will apply to my life. These are the words that I came up with. Consistency Value Discipline Connections Growth Manifesting (Note: I wanted to post this earlier but this new puppy parent life….whew, that will come in a later blog post) When you hear each of these words, what do … Continue reading My Words For 2019 !
Holidays can bring about many feelings, sometimes they are good and sometimes they are not so good. Holidays can be a rough time for many, so I decided to write a letter to those that may not feel festive during the holidays with some tips to help you get through. Dear reader, It’s completely ok to not to be in the holiday spirit during this … Continue reading A letter to you: To help you through the Holidays.
My review of 9Round kickboxing 30 minute workout! Continue reading My first experience with 9ROUND Raleigh,NC – Triangle
I have been working on trying to find new things that I can do to help me in my quest to be healthier. I heard about cyclebar from a few people that were devoted to this place and talked about how it made indoor cycling fun. So I said if all of these people swear by it why not give it a try? So I … Continue reading My first Cycling Experience: Cyclebar Cary
Mother’s Day comes every year, and every year as it get’s closer it fills me with anxiety and sadness. To top it off I get invited to all kinds of things and to spend mother’s day with others. However, no one ever understands why I don’t want to go with them to their Mother’s Day functions. I am happy for them and they can … Continue reading Why I don’t like Mother’s Day: My story
Last year, I had the rare opportunity to live in a hotel. Not just an extended stay hotel, but a very cool Hyatt Regency in the North Dallas/Richardson Area of Texas. So you are probably thinking, maybe she just stayed for a couple of days and didn’t actually live there. I didn’t even think I would be there for more than a week, max 2 … Continue reading That time I lived in a hotel and what I learned.
Over the past week I watched all kinds of romantic comedies, and happened to listen to the song Crush-Yuna feat. Usher. I love this song by the way. It really makes you think of how a crush actually makes you feel. Think about it. When you are first crushing on a guy, the idea of your crush can make you smile, laugh, blush, or even make … Continue reading Crushing: To approach or not to approach, that is the question…LOL
This morning I woke up and watched the videos on CNN.com called “The first time I realized I was black”. It allowed various celebrities, CNN news anchors, reporters, and others to talk about the first time that being black affected how people treated them. At the end of the segment it said tell your story and tag it #realizediwasblack . So here is mine. As … Continue reading The first time I realized I was black: #realizediwasblack #cnn
“You are too independent”, I have heard this hundreds, possibly thousands of times. Nope that is not an exaggeration. My response, “Is that a bad thing???” Then it makes me think, well if everyone notes my independence, the next thing they say is, “You probably scare guys off”, Me: (sigh) I always wonder when being independent became a death sentence lol. Independence is something that … Continue reading Miss Independent