I had to work yesterday. Not uncommon for me to do. I’m a single mom and Layla is expensive. Layla is usually ecstatic about these dates she has with her Auntie Carolyn and uncles when I go to work. She’s in an imaginative stage of her life and if the story is spun correctly, it’s… Continue reading Secured.
Artist: Daniela Alfieri Life is made up of a ridiculous amount of experiences and encounters. Many of those encounters just flow right through us. Not giving us another glance. Others may require us to look back for a moment and then there’s those encounters, those experiences that just stay with us. Sometimes it cradles you… Continue reading Grounded.
Meet Gina, my college friend, turned soul sister. She found Monica and I, my longest friend to date, on orientation day outside Chemistry Lab at SJCJC. I picture her now. Green top, jeans, white K Swiss. Remember when that was a thing? She chatted us up. Gina has the gift of gab. I have always… Continue reading Soul Sisters
Has someone ever called you pretty? Looked into your eyes, held space and genuinely told you that you are absolutely beautiful? And you cringe. Your body reacts. The voice you have allowed to move in with you says, you’re not pretty! That person doesn’t mean that. They just want something or need you to be… Continue reading You’re Pretty
She’s welcoming and inclusive of every woman who is on the journey back to herself. She’s Beautiful The lotus, a symbol of enlightenment, self-regeneration and rebirth. Also, tattooed very boldly on my back with an anchor. The anchor providing me with mobile stability in constantly moving waters. A cover up and a gift to myself.… Continue reading The Healing Woman
I have been in quarantine with a 3-year-old for what has felt like the last 10 million years, also known as day 10. As I watch the movie ‘Home’ for the trillionth time, the Boov says, Can I come into the out now? Join the club. I too want to come into the out now,… Continue reading Time.
Have you watched Sex/Life? Are you okay? I AM NOT OKAY! 🤯 I am in some serious feels. Proceeds to stalk actors on Instagram. Billie is dating Brad FOR REAL! You know that girl got her 100% in REAL life and more! See infamous Episode 3 minute 19:50. Back to my other feels. I have… Continue reading Sex/Life
When someone shows you who they are, Believe them the first time. Maya Angelou Before I knew how to gracefully walk away when someone did not see my worth, you know what I did? I dug my heels in. Ready to audition for my best role yet. Scrolling through my photo gallery this morning, I… Continue reading Enough.
I’m a Belizean American badass woman. I am also a registered nurse and divorced single girl mom. But long before society slapped those labels on me, I dreamed in words. I always knew one day I’d write a book. Life happened. I gave up the idea of writing the day I decided I was going… Continue reading About Me