I know I haven’t posting every day on the blog, y’all, but please cut me some slack. I am really trying to write on my novel every single day, and trying to break that writer’s sweat I told you about. (Matter of fact, I wrote for an hour this morning! Yay for me– and thanks […]
I was thinking about all my folks out there, and I wanted you to know, I’m trying to stay on my path, too, these days, and I’m trying to stay encouraged. This Grown Woman’s Journey is something else y’all. I’m feeling good these days, but still, I need all the encouragement I can get. So […]
A little after this New Year, I posted about not being obsessed with my weight, which is hard, since I’ve been obsessed with my weight since, like, forever. [The post was called “A Perfectionist’s (Sort Of) Happy New Year, Part 1] I talked about how people binged over the holidays, then started the New Year […]
I’m telling you that you really haven’t lived–or thought or philosophized–until you have seen the WHOLE speech Dr. King gave that day in Washington.
Many of us hoped that one day we wouldn’t have to keep revisiting the historical trauma of our parents. We hoped this time the check wouldn’t bounce for us.
Dear Y’all: I wrote this (scroll below) today in sadness and outrage over the latest Kanye West video, “Monster,” which features lynched Black and White women. I saw the video last night. If you would like to see the video, here’s the link. I warn you, it is graphic and disturbing. [UPDATE: A friend of […]
I just recently–two months ago–realized that I was a perfectionist and it blew my mind. All my friends knew, but none of them told me. I felt like the joke was on me.