We close shut our eyes and pretend the impact of past experiences are closed chapters, yet residual pain hibernates. Triggers are often little whispers of our suffering. The long-term impact of trauma on our physical being, in most cases, we silence. In an effort to find my way through the suffering I exposed life’s clutter… Continue reading Trauma and Loss
TO BE SKINNY AND BLACK In the Black community when someone says you are skinny it's not a compliment. It's more of a put-down and it's perfectly acceptable to tell someone they need to gain weight. But wait, don't you dare say to someone they need to shed a few pounds. If you don't meet… Continue reading You Skinny!
As you may have noticed, I am once again single in the city! Most people either really love dating or completely dread it; I am somewhat in the middle. Truth be told, I am good at dating. Unfortunately, I can tell you how to get a man, but I damn sure can’t give you advice on how to keep him! One of my biggest challenges with being single is the negative commentary about being a single Black woman in her 40's. The second hardest part about being single is filtering out all the negativity about dating Black men. Wait…. Let me be clear, the negativity is not all coming from white people. This is Black on Black crime! Let’s call it what it is! Are you an offender?
Chef Beee is one of my favorite Atlanta based chefs. Her white bean salad and vegan mousse are worth writing home about! Click here for some of her recipes. When she asked me to be a guest on her Facebook Live show I couldn't say no. It was quite the honor! I probably had more… Continue reading Me & Chef Beee Stirrin’ It Up