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Journey To Homeschooling

After this last year of school, which landed me in the principal's office at least six times this semester, I’ve made a conscious, well thought-out, decision to homeschool my child. I’ve been called bourgeois, dumb, inadequate, and unrealistic when I’ve explained my plans to various people.

July 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

Creating Your Personalized 2017 Dating Checklist

I asked one of my"witchy" friends to write me a spell in 2017 that would keep the deadbeat, mentally unstable, spiritually stagnant, and emotionally immature men out of my life. Frustrated, I decided to write my own "spell" of sorts.

January 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

Why Knowing Your Status Isn’t Enough

Moving beyond simply knowing your HIV status, and becoming unapologetic about knowing the status of your partner. Take the "awkwardness" out of the STD

December 1, 2016 // 0 Comments

Things He Left Behind

I used to think there was no residue left after a toxic relationship that a douche or a few tears couldn't clear up. Boy, was I wrong!

May 17, 2016 // 3 Comments

Death By Relationship

To put it simply, I feel completely lifeless. There is an overwhelming sense of stagnation that prevails over my existence. This lurid dissonance between my emotions and my

May 8, 2016 // 2 Comments

First Year of Blogging

     Initially, I began my blog as a creative outlet and also as a means to prepare myself for writing a book. Being new to the idea of blogging on a more public forum, I

March 2, 2016 // 2 Comments

Love Letter To Myself

Dear Self,      I love you. You are beautiful. I love your brown skin, the color variations in your face, the natural highlights above your cheeks. You are beautiful. I

January 20, 2016 // 0 Comments

I Don’t Want To Be Better!

Initially I pondered over what my 2016 resolutions would be. I didn’t ponder long. I do this every year. I make promises to myself, and sometimes others, and I rarely

January 11, 2016 // 1 Comment

Screw Gratitude

So your sitting at the Dinner table, engulfed by the aroma of your favorite holiday foods. You look across the table and see your brother giving too much affection to his,

November 26, 2015 // 1 Comment

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