“Untitled”

(This is a writing piece I composed 9 months ago. Yes, it’s a little dated, but I still felt the need to share my experience of what I saw). Thursday, January 9th 2014 My visit to the Museum of Modern Arts and Design was something out of the ordinary. I guess it’s due to the fact that I…

God’s Instructional Kit

When the Lord created me, there is no doubt in my mind that he didn’t send me to earth without an instructional kit. They say we can’t choose the families we are born into. Somehow, The Almighty saw it fit to provide me with both a mother and father, who are more than equip for…

21st century trend: No child is safe

Are yearly school massacres becoming a common trend in America? How can a nation that claims to be so great, not take charge and fulfill their duties of trying to protect their people, especially young ones at that. It sickens me to read about these shootings. In 2012 a mass shooting which occurred at Sandy…

I just want that six-pack!

In 2011, When I first entered college I was one of the students who was determined not to become a stereotypical victim of freshman 15. I’ve always been naturally slim, so I didn’t think I would have to worry about additional weight issues. I was 18 and slim,plus I was a pescatarian. I thought I…

Butterfly Effect: Unexpected and unexplained occurrences

Today, I decided to take on the Butterfly effect challenge posted via The Daily Post. I never really understood the meaning of the Butterfly effect neither had I ever really put much thought into it. After reading one of the stories posted by a fellow blogger, I decided to share one of my own personal…

Sex: How important is it to you?

Sex: What does it mean to you? The term we’re all too familiar with, casual sex: is defined according to dictionary.reference.com as, sexual relations not involving a love relationship; brief encounters or an encounter on one occasion. My personal definition, Casual sex: the act of engaging in non-committed sexual acts with a person of interest…

Black Identity Crisis in America: How do you identify yourself?

Lately,one of the most controversial topics of discussion that has the black community uneasy is Raven Symone’s undermining of her cultural roots in her televised interview with Oprah Winfrey. The black community reacted in upheaval by expressing their frustration on various social sites. During the interview  Symone identified herself as being solely an American and…

17.9.14

I cant even lie, but today I broke down again. After sending a picture via text to my Aunt then reading her reaction, I couldn’t fight the overwhelming urge to breakdown. To make matters worse we conversed about my sunken in right eye. I just felt discouraged by the sight of myself in the mirror….

Don’t take the easy way out

For all of the females out there with natural hair or going through the transitioning phase. I know how much of a hassle it can be to maintain that mane or even come up with a cute and easy hairdo without spending hours in the mirror.  Days like this, I bet you are tempted to…

16.9.14 Face your fears

Each day I look in the mirror,I just want to break down at the very sight of my face. It hurts to see how broken, bruised, and damaged the  right side of my face is. Today, I did something different, something to uplift my spirit and rid myself of the constant discouraging thoughts that surface…

Testimony-Documenting 8/21

This post is probably going to be one of the most difficult stories to share because it’s one of the most traumatizing incidents I’ve ever encountered. However, I am glad to know my family and I are still alive. On August 21, 2014 I took a trip down death’s road. And when I arrived, I…

The Corner Collection With Warby Parker

I recently was introduced to Warby Parker by my brother and when I visited the site I instantly fell in love with their stylish eye wear collection. I think Warby Parker has frames for everyone, no matter what your style may be.