Defying the GED Stigma

GED is an acronym that translated to failure when I was growing up. A person getting a GED was viewed as someone who would never amount to more than a fast-food worker. At least that was what I was told when I withdrew from high school in my Senior year and opted to go for... Continue Reading →

When Life is Life-ing – An Update

It's been quite some time since I've come here to this space to lay my thoughts down. And that's been by intentional design. Life has been an absolute whirlwind as it often has the propensity to be. Not too long ago, I updated you on life after Duodenal Switch surgery, but beyond that major life... Continue Reading →

Self Care – More Than a Buzzword

Self Care is not a stranger to this blog! Self care and mental wellness mean so much to me because of my journey with mental illness as well as navigating the mental health of my close loved ones. I do my best to practice what I preach (though I fall short many times) which is... Continue Reading →

Can We Talk About Aging?

I distinctly remember being a child and overhearing my mom talking with her friends in passing about how old they were and all the changes their bodies had gone through since arriving at whatever particular age. I remember thinking to myself how "old" 38 was. Laughable right? I'm 34 years old now and I realize... Continue Reading →

Finding Love

So I know if you've been a reader of my blog or followed any of my social media pages for a while; then it's pretty obvious that I'm married. Yep, cat's out the bag, sorry to disappoint! *insert  laughter here*  This fact prompts a lot of people to ask me questions about dating and marriage. I... Continue Reading →

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