Monday, October 15, 2018

My Lymphedema Won't Stop My Confidence

Yesterday, I was on a natural hair panel for my friend Kineatra Jones’s first ever Naturally Nex Affair. I was excited for her as well as for everyone who came out to attend. 

On Saturday I found myself in a local Rainbow clothing store. I was on a search for a pair of shoes. Not just any pair of affordable flats, heels, or boots was going to do. I was in search for a pair of cute shoes that was going to showcase my lymphedema.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Finding the Strength to Trust Again After A Bad Relationship

We all know about heartbreak and pain from a bad relationship. It may seem difficult to live again without having a bitterness in your heart. I know how it feels to go through the motions of finding the strength to trust again after a break-up. 9 years ago, I was in one hell of a crazy abusive relationship. I'm so happy that I made it through it without losing myself.  It is national domestic violence awareness month. Did you know that every 9 seconds, a woman in the U.S is beaten or assaulted by a current or ex-significant other? 

In this blog post, I wanted to share with you 4 ways that you can regain the strength to trust again and move forward with your love life.

Monday, October 8, 2018

7 Things That I Have Learned During My 7 Years of Being Natural

Six months into transition back to my natural hair I was ready to chop off my relaxed ends. The relaxed seven inches of hair that no longer validated my beauty. The relaxed seven inches of hair that I believed that I no longer needed to feel accepted by my peers. The relaxed seven inches of hair that I held on to because I thought that my then boyfriend would hate seeing me without.