“She’s a whore!” he said. And if the eyebrows (that I’d carefully drawn of my face that morning) traveled any further up my face they would have flown off into the atmosphere.
There’s a lesson to be learned in everything; every experience; every situation (hence the references to Cardi and social justice in this blog's title). And this week for me, was no exception. Let’s start by taking a trip down memory lane … *insert whimsical piano here to transition Anddddd go! I was in the 5th … Continue reading Let’s Talk! From Cardi B to Social Justice Warriors: Talk that Shit! And Live that Shit!
Writer’s Note: Before we go into this discussion, let me just say this first: MEN ARE NOT EVIL! (trust me, I gave birth to one) … but the way we socialize them in this world can make them pretty shitty – at the least on the mild end – and dangerous on the severe. So … Continue reading “Fuck Men!” … but … “I Love Him!”
Let me make one thing clear. I aint &*#@! And while that may sound self-deprecating, it kind of isn’t in this context. All I’m saying is that I’m still getting it together … and will always be … because there will always be room for improvement (I mean, that’s what this blog is all about). … Continue reading Getting My &*#@ Together Series: Sometimes You Just Shine Too Bright – Don’t Dim Your Light
I’m the baby of the family. I’ve always been a high achiever academically; never had to work real hard to get good grades in school. I don’t believe in mediocrity. I’ve always been the type to make goals, smash them, and then move on to the next one. These may seem like self-appreciating, yet insignificant … Continue reading Getting My &*#@ Together Series: I, Too, Can Catch These Hands
This week’s blog was going to focus on the importance of establishing a routine, but I forgot tomorrow IS VALENTINE’S DAY! So instead of sending myself flowers to my job with a heartfelt “I love you, Erin. From Erin” written on the little card, I’ve decided I’m going to switch gears. On this man made … Continue reading Getting My &*#@ Together Series: HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY
There are probably millions of witty memes floating around about cutting people off. Clearly, it’s becoming a popular thing to do. But unless you’re one of those people who believe everything they read online, you know that what’s popular isn’t always productive. What we’re doing when we are cutting people off in this sense is … Continue reading Getting My &*#@ Together Series: It’s OK to Cut People Off / Living Your Truth
By now we’ve all heard about Mo’Nique’s plea to boycott Netflix. Before I launch into my take on the situation, let me first say that I applaud sis for standing up for herself. As women, we live in a world that tells us to be invisible; not to speak too loudly. I can’t … Continue reading A Few Things We All Can Learn from Our Sister Mo’Nique
To say it has been a while since I posted anything would be the understatement of the year. And while that may be a more impactful statement a few months from now (being that it’s still January), I still think it says a lot. But to the subject at hand: dating is a huge bag … Continue reading Single in the City: Three Types of Guys I’ve Encountered in My Single Life
In honor of … well, there isn’t actually a holiday to correlate with this blog, so let’s make something up. Ahem … In honor of The Annual I Just Feel Like Complaining Celebration, I humbly present to you … Drum roll please … The Top 5 Things That Annoy Me about Working … Continue reading The Top 5 Things That Annoy Me about Working in an Office