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Hopeful

I thought I would begin March with a positive post.  Even though I have had a few setbacks this year, things really seem to be going well so far. 402 more words

Anorexia

Dusting Off the New Year’s Resolution

It’s March 1: Do you know where your New Year’s resolution is? You may be thinking, “It’s here, somewhere.”

I have a guess about where it is—collecting dust in a corner, where you left it when you “failed.” I’ve left a few there, myself. 277 more words

The Good Stuff

Checking in on Day One

It is 11:30PM on day one of my daily yoga commitment and I am feeling down.

I watched “Dodgeball” with my friends and I realized how much it inflamed my self-image. 544 more words

Fitness

Do Not Tell Me That I Am Beautiful

The still water, the camera, the mirrors are cruel. What I want is not what I am.

And I am not proud of this.

So, 132 more words

Blog

Daily Reflections - 30 Days to a Better Me

This morning i had two dance classes to get to.  It was raining when i went outside and while i was driving it got heavier and heavier.   355 more words

Mature Readers 18+ Please.

Making A Space: Why Teaching Blackness Matters

“In Texas they lynch Negroes.” I think those words from the 2007 Oprah and Denzel Washington project called, “The Great Debaters,” were somewhere in the deep recesses of my mind as I reclined uncomfortably in my airport lounge chair on August 12, 2014. 2,178 more words

African American Thought

Does she see what I see?

I wonder if she would believe me

If I were to tell her the beauty I see.

Does she love what she sees in her reflection, 55 more words

Poems