I'm happy to be alive, writing this blog post because things could have went a lot differently. Upwards and Onwards #2020.
... And this is the very vulnerable, ugly side of parenting. The morbid feeling that you are being left behind as your kid evolves and knowing that time is the most precious commodity you have
I refused to rush today. #MommyFab
I'm a Mom. I get depressed. I love cheese. Large breakfast plates excite me. I ponder my existence in the aisles of Home Depot.
I'm not apathetic. I'm slowly becoming despondent to all the absurdity that goes along with this era of history in America.
I'm evolving. Sometimes it is scary as shit. Sometimes it is ethereal and raw. Sometimes it is depressing and f'ing sad because I believed I'd be farther along than I am. Sometimes when I think of where I've come from - it is a story of triumph and badassery. #MommyFab
... but being a good, kind person who stands accountable never grows old. That's also being in the game... admitting when you don't have the capacity to live up to your word. #MommyFab
I am sharing an article from the Guardian from their "Shades of Black Series". https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2019/apr/08/dark-skinned-black-girls-dont-get-married Personal commentary: I think it is imperative we talk to young Black girls about racism, colorism and being fetishised. My Dad was the one who explained to me at age 5 that the world would basically "back hand" me because … Continue reading Article: Dark-skinned black girls don’t get married | Life and style | The Guardian
I had a different post prepared today to drum up some excitement about April being Sarcoidosis Awareness month. And then last night I went into a Sarcoidosis flare which carried on into TODAY. So perhaps, it's not for me to prepare a "feel good" post about Sarcoidosis. Perhaps today, I can tell you what it … Continue reading April is #Sarcoidosis Awareness Month
People who try and dim your light are not worthy of you. Remember that.