Date. Dump. Repeat. That's been the running theme of my love life since pretty much forever. Meet a boy. Fall for boy. Dump boy. And then repeat. Its a tedious process, but I guess its also necessary. Its all a numbers game, right? And anyone who knows me, knows that I meet most of the … Continue reading Date. Dump. Repeat.
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
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
What would you do to make your dream come true? Better yet, what wouldn't you do? I've been asking myself that question ever since I decided to pursue my writing career full time two years ago. And this week, my journey has taken me on a new adventure. I entered an online contest to … Continue reading Bringing my dream to the big screen!
On Friday I received an unexpected compliment that sent me into a bit of a tailspin. And if you're wondering how that's possible, let me explain. My teammates at work decided to give awards out to our training class for surviving our 12 weeks of training together. And during that time, we've all learned quite … Continue reading On dating: women choose, but men decide
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
"When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be."~Lao Tzo With the new year approaching, I, like many others, have been reflecting on the changes and growth that I've experienced over the past year. After being unemployed since December of 2011, I finally feel as though I'm … Continue reading A life in review
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
Has an ex ever showed up at your place unannounced, and if so, how did you handle it? Check out this excerpt from my novel, "A Life Less Interrupted" and how Sharice handle's it when her ex, Jamar, shows up at a very inopportune moment. Enjoy! Teaser (Excerpt) An hour after her run, she desperately needed … Continue reading A shower for one please
I know what you're probably thinking, and no, this blog is not about an awkward teenager, who is trying to deal with his best friend's suicide, even though I can say without hesitation, that "The Perks Of Being A Wallflower" is officially one of my favorite movies. This blog is about me, and the new life that … Continue reading The perks of being a wallflower