Cuffing season is upon us and love is definitely in the air! I’m excited to say that my Date. Dump. Repeat streak has come to an end! No, I’m not engaged, but I have recently become exclusive with a young man and I couldn’t be more excited to see what the future holds for us. … Continue reading 5 Lessons in love
“We accept the love we think we deserve.” – Stephen Chbosky Interracial dating is something that I have never discussed outside of my close circle or with men I am romantically interested in. But since I pride myself on being as transparent as possible with my writing, I knew this was something that I needed … Continue reading Part 2 – Dear Black Men: I was made to love you
On Monday, while at lunch with a girlfriend, I received a happy birthday text message from a male friend that I had not spoken to in quite some time. Since we were both out and about and had a lot of catching up to do, we made plans to talk later on that night. So … Continue reading Part 1- Dear Black Men: I was made to love you
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.
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 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
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
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