Have you ever consciously reinvented yourself? Not in a gradual way like we do as we age and mature though. What I’m talking about is literally sitting yourself down and saying, “Girl! Yes, you girl over there in the mirror. It’s time for a change.” I have. And I’m about to do it again. Why? … Continue reading Who I am – VS – Who I Want to Be
My Struggle, My Identity, My Life is NOT FOR SALE!
This week’s lesson is less about what I learned about me this week … And more about what I learned about the world. You know, like a proverbial light bulb moment, only this light bulb was turned out a while ago. In fact, I wrote a whole blog about this light bulb moment last year, called … Continue reading My Struggle, My Identity, My Life is NOT FOR SALE!
The LadyWrites82 is FALLING OFF!
I fell off y'all. I've been crazy busy and I fell off. And what I've learned during these last 14 days that I failed to grace you with my presence ... is that I need y'all just as much as y'all need ... well at least enjoy hearing from me. You see, I let the … Continue reading The LadyWrites82 is FALLING OFF!
Thankful AF! My Family Ain’t Shit
My family ain't shit! And while they’re now all here thanks to that sentence up there … Let’s talk about why. My mother is flawed, just like every other human being, but she her advice is flawless with and end goal of pushing me to be better … better than I am today … better … Continue reading Thankful AF! My Family Ain’t Shit
THANKFUL AF! A Tale of These Big Ass Hands
Let’s start this holiday season party off right every Wednesday this month with a dope ass list of the all of the things for which I’m thankful AF, starting with these big ass hands.
TheLadyWrites82 Presents: The People Series — Episode 6: Little Notes to God
Brianna, 36 Sexuality: “As straight as they come.” Children: "Nope … unless you count the cats." Relationship Status: Married Throughout this journey, I dropped a few thug tears, laughed hysterically, clutched my pearls, and experienced just about every human emotion in between. But I had a blast … Because I … NO … we made … Continue reading TheLadyWrites82 Presents: The People Series — Episode 6: Little Notes to God
TheLadywrites82 Presents: The People Series — Episode 4: Don’t Be a Bitter Ole Bihhh
Up until this point in the interviews for The People Series, I’d only interviewed people between 35 and 60. It wasn’t planned. It was just the way it happened. And then I met Alexus. She was bright, full of energy, and unendingly optimistic. It was such a sharp contrast to everyone else I had interviewed, … Continue reading TheLadywrites82 Presents: The People Series — Episode 4: Don’t Be a Bitter Ole Bihhh
TheLadyWrites82 Presents: The People Series — Episode 3: Men are Just Tall Boys … and That’s OK
I used to think men were some sort of secret maze. But then I had a son … And I realized that they are just really tall, little boys with a range of emotions and experiences layered atop. Now, I don’t mean that in any demeaning sense, but simply that they are more vulnerable and … Continue reading TheLadyWrites82 Presents: The People Series — Episode 3: Men are Just Tall Boys … and That’s OK
TheLadyWrites82 Presents: The People Series — Episode 2: “I’m Not Compatible with Either Sex Because I’m a Hoe!”
This week’s interview was … let’s just say … interesting. There were moments when I clutched my pearls … Some when I winced to brace myself for what was going to come out of his mouth next … Others when I laughed heartily … And some when, even with my insanely fast typing speed, I … Continue reading TheLadyWrites82 Presents: The People Series — Episode 2: “I’m Not Compatible with Either Sex Because I’m a Hoe!”