Becoming Selfish

Hi. Usually hitting the seven-month-mark each year terrifies me. When I was in college especially, getting past June meant I was racing against the clock, trying desperately to keep myself above water while simultaneously trying to make it look like I wasn’t struggling at all. However, this year is different. I’m excited. I started my … Continue reading Becoming Selfish

Listen to Black Women Like You Mean It

Hi. In an attempt to be transparent and consistently say what’s on my mind without fear, I want to state that I am aware that these next few weeks are going to sit wrong with the people who need to hear it most. I say this, not to garnish pity, but, rather, to encourage more … Continue reading Listen to Black Women Like You Mean It

Sometimes, You’re Your Mom

There are so many people wondering the world feeling a sense of loss, mourning the fact that they feel like they don’t have a mother. Jessica Lanyadoo, a popular Astrologer, popped up on my Twitter yesterday, which made this message almost divine, because I'd never heard of her before. Every Mother’s Day, I feel people’s loss. … Continue reading Sometimes, You’re Your Mom