Unzip

This is for the zipped-up ones, the upwardly mobile ones who don’t talk about life experiences because they want to keep everyone comfortable. Tell your story here. Unzip yourself. This is a safe space. The paragraph above is paraphrased from a post one of the characters in Americanah posts on her blog, inviting others to comment,…

4 Steps To Success

Famed motivational speaker Jim Rohn says there are only 4 steps to success Collect good ideas. I’ve been doing that for a while. Okay. All my life, I’ve kept a journal. I am not consistent but there are many, many notebooks where I have written down quotes and lessons and experiences. The thing is that I…

7 Outfits for 7 Days

If you’ve been reading the blog for a while, you’ll know my morning show of choice is NBC’s Today show. And my fav host at the table is Tamron Hall. She’s pretty, she’s black, she says she does her own makeup for her TV appearances, she talks about her life as a single lady, she…

G-BOMBS Meal Plan

Like everything else, eating can be scheduled. Yeah, I know some people say to only eat when you’re hungry. That’s true! But you should know what you’re going to eat BEFORE you’re hungry. You know why they say you shouldn’t shop on an empty stomach? Because we don’t make good decisions when we’re really hungry….

Find 100 Ways

This is my 100th blog post. It feels like I’ve been telling you my stories for a long time but I’ve only been on this site for 4 months. I’ve tried other blogs before, some I set up as private records for my eyes only, others I started by writing without really sharing myself. This…