The year 2020 body slammed me. A few times. My day-to-day living was like being in a cage match and my opponents were time, emotions, mindset, and of course, an ever-increasing waistline. When my stomach tapped out, my thighs jumped over the top pinned me, … Continue reading Love Goes Beyond DNA: How I was blessed with another daughter at 51-years old!
As I approached the day I set to cut my hair, I sat down and reflected on why I was so adamant about going natural. I mean, I knew the obvious reasons, but I also understood there was a deeper meaning behind the act. My … Continue reading I Got Kinky, and It Changed My Life!
Is it me, or am I really, really, really late to the natural hair, natural beauty party? Totally a rhetorical question, by the way! I know the answer. It could just be a coincidence, or maybe, I just did not notice how many women have … Continue reading Put Your Scissors Away, I’m Not Ready Yet… (Hair Journey Part 3)
Part 2: I am 51 years old and still concerned about what my Mom thinks about my decisions. It took a long time for me to accept that I (a grown woman) can stand up to her without it being perceived as disrespectful. The hesitation … Continue reading Mommy, I know I’m 51 But… Can I Cut My Hair? (Part 2)
I’ve worked in television broadcast for over 25 years. For 10-years, I was in front of the camera. The job required a strict dress code and an expected “look.” I had to wear the right outfits, make sure my nails and makeup were impeccable, and … Continue reading I Found Myself Under My New Growth: Part 1
Liz and I have been reading (and sharing) a lot of articles, memes, updates, and tons of opinions about how relationships will fare during this lockdown/quarantine period. While quite a few offered positive outlooks, far too many went right for a foreshadowing of divorce and … Continue reading Coping During Coronavirus: One Couple’s Story