Getting married and having children is a "woman's dream.." or that is if you let society tell it. But there are a few of us out there that do not desire to have children at all. And there are a even fewer of us who already have a child who do not want to bear … Continue reading I Don’t Want Any More Kids!
Have you ever felt like there was so much that you want to do and know that you can do but you just don't know where to start? The excitement about taking on a new venture or working on your dreams overwhelms you and you get to a point where you feel like you're at … Continue reading How to Combat “Passion Frustration”
This year means a lot for me. It is the year that greatly contributed to the woman I am today. It was the year that I found out I was pregnant and the year that I had Jordyn. My brother sent me a picture today that used to be my dad’s. I looked at myself … Continue reading 2010.
Check in on your strong friend, they say. Well, I am the strong friend. And last night, I wasn’t so strong. Last night, I broke down When no one was around. I’ve suffered a loss And forgot to feel I’ve hit the ground running My favorite word was yes. I checked in on you, you, … Continue reading I Am the Strong Friend
"Many are called, but few are chosen.." I first heard this line in 2009 at Spelman College's New Student Orientation.. MANY are called, but FEW are chosen.. At the time, I did not really understand what that truly meant outside of my admittance into Spelman. But since then, I have been on the personal journey … Continue reading The Calling
Something I wrote and shared at my father’s homegoing service: My daddy wasn’t perfect. People would say that he’s a proud man. Over the years as I became an adult, I have come to see that he protected himself a lot. I always wondered why he had to joke all of the time in serious … Continue reading Daddy
Contrary to popular belief on this blog, I don't have it all together. Sometimes I just need to express what's in my head so I can get it out but connect and reach out to ya'll at the same time. So from now on, these posts will be called "MelaninInProgress". Help me help you as … Continue reading MelaninInProgress – On Vulnerability