Revisiting

I’ve been forced to come to terms with where I was this time last year. I am ashamed of where I was, but am proud of how far I’ve come. This time last year, I was hungover and confined to the couch or bathroom to throw up. In the course of a few days, I … More Revisiting

Non Sequitur

I’m a self-proclaimed mind wanderer. I feed off memories and sometimes feel like I’m stuck in the past, reminiscing on a fond or even painful memory. My mind gets distracted easily by something external or internal that triggers my thought process to change course. This is precisely why one of my (many) mantras is to … More Non Sequitur

Reconnecting

Hello new visitors and old readers! I wanted to revisit my original intentions for this blog that I started a year ago. It took a shift that I did not expect when I first made this blog, although I do believe that I have stayed true to it. In high school, I had a teacher … More Reconnecting

Forced to Grow Up

A very profound statement was floating around last week that captured the way black children are seen in society. It was a tweet that summarized, quite accurately in my opinion, a very important anomaly in America on the difference that race plays in childhood. Seeing this tweet instantly reminded me of For Colored Girls Who … More Forced to Grow Up

Shattered Pieces

I was getting immensely sad thinking about how empty I feel. Not feeling whole or lacking completeness, however you want to see it, had hit me as the end of my undergraduate career was coming closer. It wasn’t that it was hitting me out of the blue. This feeling of incompleteness has stayed with me … More Shattered Pieces

Feeling Fragmented

I am in a much better place than I was a few months ago, but that’s only because I have overloaded my schedule and overcrowded my mind. I am floating from one distraction to the next. I let myself succumb to the stress of being a senior about to graduate from college, completely lost, and … More Feeling Fragmented