When walking in your purpose becomes uncomfortable

For the past several weeks, I’ve been surrounded by the most important people in my life and cocooned in their love. It was nice to be home from almost two months and there is truly no place like home. But last week after anticipating and finally receiving a clean bill of health from my doctor … Continue reading When walking in your purpose becomes uncomfortable

Yasmin Eleby: A wedding for one

Yasmin Eleby, a 40 year young Texan, who recently got married is my new shero! If you're wondering exactly why this woman that I've never met has had such a profound impact on me, I'll be happy to explain. In an act of self love and celebration of life, she threw herself the ultimate birthday … Continue reading Yasmin Eleby: A wedding for one

Ready or not, I’m going to find you

One thing that I've learned as a writer is that you never know when inspiration is going to hit you. I love the spontaneity of my imagination! I could be lying in bed drifting off to sleep when my characters start calling out to me about this or that. Or I could be sitting in … Continue reading Ready or not, I’m going to find you

Girl talk: my fight with uterine fibroids

Its funny how your life can change when you least expect it. I went to the doctor because I was fighting a pretty bad cold and received information that would forever change my life. "Are you pregnant?" the doctor asked with a slight smile as she pressed on my stomach. "No," I answered with as … Continue reading Girl talk: my fight with uterine fibroids

Tales from the flirty 30 diaries: Ariel in Wonderland

I can truly say I'm enjoying this new season in my life, which I have lovingly refer to as: "the flirty 30's." To me, the flirty 30's are all about embracing my flyness and sexiness. And last Halloween, I did just that. I remember people chuckling when I told them I was going as  Alice … Continue reading Tales from the flirty 30 diaries: Ariel in Wonderland

Check yourself, before you wreck yourself

How often do you check yourself? Let me be clear on what I mean by, “check yourself.”  I don’t mean getting checked for std’s or performing self-breast exam, which are also important; I mean, how often do you stop and say, “I’m trippin, let me re-evaluate how I’m handling this situation.” I think I probably … Continue reading Check yourself, before you wreck yourself

Lost and found

  I have a love hate relationship with my gps. One minute we're getting along fine and she's directing me to my destination. Then without any type of warning, she loses her signal, leaving to me to navigate the unknown streets of Atlanta all by myself. However, when I get lost, I'm forced to explore … Continue reading Lost and found