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Ready

My feelings at this moment are readiness. I wrote about not believing in clean slates for the start of each year at the beginning of 2015. I guess the beauty of posting your words on the internet for all to see is to be able to completely contradict yourself later. I am ready for 2016.… Continue reading Ready

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Hello

I seriously considered starting this blog post with quoting Adele’s song “Hello.” It would have been fitting. It has been a little while since we last caught up, but I am back now. I hope that is good news to you. If not, I am at least happy to be back. One thing you may notice… Continue reading Hello

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The Cinderella Project

What the hell is the Cinderella Project? So glad you asked 🙂 The Cinderella Project was started 7 years ago under the guidance of Lacey Shelton (my sister and then Assistant Director of AmeriCorps) and her co-worker Cheryl Bryant (Administrative Assistant). It began as a group project among the team members as a way to make… Continue reading The Cinderella Project

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Real Talk

Recently I found myself doubting myself, my physical being. And it was awful. I landed in my husband’s arms crying, asking if how I looked was okay. I have always been thin. For the life that I have known that has been my genetic makeup. With being thin people have always felt the need to… Continue reading Real Talk

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Reflection

I know most people find the start of the new year to be exciting. It’s like a clean slate, or something like that. I am not one of those people. Personally, I find it to be a little bit daunting and overwhelming, like there’s pressure to make the year ahead spectacular. It’s probably the perfectionist… Continue reading Reflection

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An Engaging Announcement

I have a little bit of news to share with you today… my boyfriend and I are now engaged! I guess the more correct way to say this is that I am now engaged to my fiance’, David! YAY!!! So many YAYS! The short of it is, there was brunch (always a good thing), a… Continue reading An Engaging Announcement

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Why Your Hair Matters

Yes, I got a haircut. I now have bangs and a lot less split ends. Shout out to my girl, Jeanne, at Glo! You may be wondering why am I telling you this? The answer- hair donation. Most of the early years of my life I spent in constant turmoil with my hair. I tried… Continue reading Why Your Hair Matters