Tag «Motivation»

Simple Bitch with a Bad Attitude

If you have never lost anyone, I don’t know if I should say that you’re blessed or you’re cursed. Blessed because of the obvious, because you’ve never had to deal or learn to cope with the loss of someone you treasured. To know a pain so deep that no doctor or medicine can heal, but a …

Fresh Start: Job vs. Career. Passion plus Purpose

Timing has always been a bitch. It has never been on my side. Whether something was a waste of time, the wrong point in time or just not having time period. Finally. Fiy-nuh-leeeeeee. Time has gotten on board with the kid. Just to give a quick run down of my last 5 years in the career world: …

Dear Black Man: Bullets and Jail Bars

Dear Black Man, I pray for you everyday. I pray for your protection. That God protects your body from bullets and jail bars. From trigger happy authorities who seek to steal your life. They’d rather take you off this earth than watch you grow up and become better men than them, than their fathers, than …

Post-Independence Day: Find your Freedom

Well Happy Belated Birthday Amurica… I’m truly happy you’ve gotten your freedom. Now, now I’d like to have my freedom. *cues Beyonce* I feel like I spend  a lot of time wondering what the difference is between myself and those who I view as “successful”.  One of my favorite quotes in regards to that thought: …

August Goals

“Those who fail to plan, plan to fail.” – Benjamin Franklin So I was inspired by another blogger to post my goals for the month, I thought it was a great idea and a way to help me feel more accomplished by the end of the month. The problem is that I’m such a planner, …

For Colored Girls Who Struggle with Weight Loss

Weight loss. Weight gain. Toe-may-toe. Toe-mahh-toe. Same difference. Over the last 3-4 years my weight has been yo-yo(ing) like nobody’s business. I went from being my heaviest in 2010 where I’d gained about 40 lbs in college, to losing 20+ lbs over the next 2 years and looking good in 2012. Then life threw me …

Foooood (Detox Update)

Alright y’all, the [starving] storm is over. Alas I can eat again! For those of you who didn’t read my last detox post, I willingly volunteered to do the master cleanse, aka lemonade detix, aka the diet Beyonce did in order to lose 20lbs for Dream Girls. Let me just tell you about my experience. …

Detox Shawty

I’m hunnnngrrrrry. I’m currently in the process of doing the Master Cleanse also known as the Lemonade Detox also known as the diet Beyonce went on before Dream Girls and lost 20 lbs. The detox consists of no solid foods for 7-14 days and drinking an abundance of water and the lemonade mixture. The mixture …