Aug 05

Respect the Process – Weight Loss After Prednisone


                I’m going to stop short of being disrespectful to some of you with this post, but I need you to understand that my health journey is just that…mine. I remember when I got up to a size 9/10. I was so disgusted that I stopped buying new clothes. …

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May 01

It’s Moving Day!

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What’s the big deal about me buying a house? 1. It’s a big deal. 2. It was really hard for me. 3. Seven years ago I was homeless. The only roof over my head was the roof of a car that I was trying to keep from being repossessed. It was around the time that …

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Jul 08

Why Wait to Holler Black Dollars?

Why does it take an unjustified, horrific murder of an innocent black man for us to decide to buy black?  I’ve made it a way of life for me and I think others can to. I posted my rant or whatever you want to call it on Facebook and this is what it said: “You …

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Jul 04

My Personal Independence: My New Year

“The Law of Order exists when the observing mind can accept what is, regardless of the appearance of chaos.” Reflection: As I embark upon MY new year, my birthday, I can only reflect on how thankful I am to be here. This is the time of year when I typically have my annual exam and …

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Jun 08


Apparently, today was National Best Friend Day. Well, I guess there’s no need for me to celebrate, because I don’t have a best friend. Am I weird? Do I have some type of psychological problem? Don’t get me wrong, I have friends. I have quite a few people that will be there when I need …

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Jun 06

The Fire Across the Street

In the wee hours of the morning, I was awakened by the sound of someone banging on doors. The people that live in the small complex across the street are a bit lively, so I thought nothing of it. I heard screams and someone yell, “Call 911, _____’s apartment is on fire!” Oh snap, this …

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