He chose to get married on the 7th day of the month; not because the number 7 signifies perfection or completion or truth seeking or that it's a number that has been revered in both pagan and religious systems for eons. No, my future spouse arbitrarily selected a Thursday (which just so happened to be … Continue reading Guilty
Look not only am I a tad old fashion; but I like jazz, I find libraries to be the sexiest places on earth, I thrive on intelligent conversation, I am super creative... AND at this moment very single. Friday morning I was sitting on the train realizing that "he" wasn't what I wanted (for the … Continue reading Train Confessions: Swiper No Swiping
I confess that I was not on the train but rather in a Zipcar this morning listening to the radio when I heard a quote that resonated with me. I was feeling real good, you know how it is when they list the traits of highly effective people and you're like, "Yep, I do that!", … Continue reading Train Confessions: There is No Try!
When I first separated, I admit I may have wanted to speed through some stop signs. However, I found less haphazard ways of channeling my hurt and feelings of deprivation. While speaking to a friend today, I settled on the notion that to "take a spin" I need a little more than someone who is … Continue reading Testify Tuesday: Lease or Zipcar?
In all truth, you need to hush, take a seat, and put your feet up girl because I know you tired! I have been separated a mere four days and I am about to pass out from exhaustion and the noxious smell of gasoline on my hands. Yes, the unapologetic feminist is going to say … Continue reading Testify Tuesday:Independent Women Make Some Noise
Understand that in my transparency, "I'm too blind to watch my mouth"! ~Chrisette Michelle I sat on this cold concrete floor in my empty apartment in Atlanta 367 days ago. I was full of joy, ambition, and hope. It did not matter that the movers had bailed, that we were exhausted, that waters were uncharted, … Continue reading Year in Review…
Okay, so I forgot it was Tuesday! Forgive me! I learned.. Some events, people, and moments are worth building memorials in remembrance of. Your troubles are not! Stop building monuments to honor that shattered heart, that failed business, that weight you've been trying to lose for five years, that insecurity you swear you're hiding but … Continue reading Testify Tuesday: Don’t Memorialize Your Trouble
I stood in my home suffocating. No carbon monoxide wasn't leaking, we don't have natural gas. There was no smoke, no flames, no fire. I just felt like the air had been sucked out of my quaint high rise apartment. I opened the windows and a rush of unseasonably cold air blew quickly through the … Continue reading Testify Tuesday: Change of Perspective