Life can sometimes take you on a detour. Far beyond the yellow brick road you’ve mapped out for yourself. Click, Click, Dorothy don’t be afraid. Life will surely show you some wicked witches but just remember this: “It’s all about the journey and the ones you create memories with”.



Health, life

Run Zippy! Run!


My mama always said, ‘Life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get. – Forrest Gump.

This morning as I look at my calender I realize I have exactly 64 days until D-day arrives. Two months ago, Valentine’s day to be exactly, I decided to enroll myself for the 5km Ladiesrun 2015 supporting the Pink Ribbon cause!
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Diary of an unmarried black woman, life

Is it Rape Culture, or does your SINGLE ASS just DRESS like a whore & PROVOKE it?

I haven’t posted my daily nablopomo posts due to lack of time but I would like to share some of the good stuff that’s out there and what I couldn’t keep to myself.

A lot of us black females experienced a situation like this but most of the time there wasn’t a brother that spoke up for us. I love this piece and can’t wait till part 2 comes. Signing off, 32 year old working student.

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“Look at bae!” I said under my breath as I watched a tall, brown-skinned, Monica-from-Love-and-Basketball looking woman walk past me & bat her eyes, lookin’ like a pretty ass giraffe grazing the savanna, despite the fact we were on a 24-hour-fitness basketball court.

She was wearing a black t-shirt, with the words, “you go girl” printed on it, long black basketball warmup pants, the Jordan Cool Greys, a white head band to hold back her huge curls and a naked face.

I could tell she was giving me, “the look”, because it wasn’t just a glance. She looked at me, glanced down, then slowly raised her brown eyes, until they were at my eye level. She was giving me the look Nala gave Simba in, “The Lion King”, before the two of them rolled around & made love in the grass.

“I’ll play you for it,” she said, rolling her…

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Journey, life, Motivational

Outfit – I am what’s underneath

Speechless. Love the way how she strips down her layers in order to rise up as a ,transformed caterpillar, butterfly. Everybody has a life story and there’s someone who needs to hear yours as a light at the end of their tunnel.


After I barely slept last night there were two things that needed to be done. Write a story to accompany these pictures and ask my husband if he was okay with this post. The What’s Underneath project really got under my skin. Literally. So this is my way of sharing what’s underneath it all.

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