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National #Bumpday

A little birdie told me today was national #bumpday. Looking at this photo, you would assume I was happy, joyful, excited, invincible, and you would be right. But I didn’t feel that way my entire pregnancy. This picture was taken on my due date.  Many of you know my story so I won’t get into… Continue reading National #Bumpday

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Suicide in Elementary

I can’t shake this terrible feeling. Too many kids are committing suicide in the elementary, especially in fourth grade, the grade I teach, so of course it hits home hard. The cause? Bullying. Bullying is a serious matter at any age but especially so with children because they haven’t quite yet got expressing their feelings… Continue reading Suicide in Elementary

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Confessions of a Single Mom #13: I’m Going to Therapy

Saturday was a tough day, a day that made me take the plunge and seek a therapist. On my way to visitation with Khai’s dad, I felt an anxiety attack coming on. I was able to make it through visitation (only lasted 45 minutes), and head home to practice yoga. The one time I really… Continue reading Confessions of a Single Mom #13: I’m Going to Therapy

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Stay Hydrated Sis: Benefits of Drinking Water

“I can’t drink plain water.” “Water tastes nasty.” “Water is boring.” “Water has no flavor.” I’m sure you’ve heard some of these before and I must say it does annoy me quite a bit. It’s funny how many people don’t consume even a quarter of the amount of water they need per day, despite their… Continue reading Stay Hydrated Sis: Benefits of Drinking Water

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Soul Food Vegan, for the Culture

I had been waiting for this day for over a year y’all! The first vegan soul food place in Houston, Texas, and what better place to put it than in 3rd ward on Emancipation Ave.? The grand opening was at 12, but was pushed to 12:30. I was the fourth person in line. As I… Continue reading Soul Food Vegan, for the Culture