Drifting on a Memory
Every year the holiday season reminds me of people I wish were here. Like clockwork, a sense of emptiness would visit me from November through January. Minor things would trigger my mind to play movies of moments we shared. Right
Every day for 29 years, I led my mind to believe that perfection was possible. I just needed to work a little harder and push myself just a little more. As I continued to move the finish line of what
Losing My Crown of Glory… And How I Got It Back
In April of 2013, I married my best friend and decided to follow him anywhere the military took us. As a Naturalista, I began to panic. What was I going to do with my hair? I was 3 years natural
Y’all Weren’t Going to Tell Me My Baby Was Ugly?
After 28 hours of labor and an extra week of pregnancy, I was exhausted. That extra week messed up all of my plans! Having a natural birth didn’t happen. My husband had to leave in less than 24 hours after
Top 5 Ways to Make a Relationship Last During a Deployment or Extended Time Apart
Deployments and extended time apart can be tough to manage. Here are my top 5 ways to make your relationship last. Have a Spending Plan Financially things will change. Most likely your living expenses will decrease, and your income will increase.