Graduate high school, go to college and get a career. Make sure it pays well, has health benefits , a 401k and one that you can retire from. That sounds great however in 2017 for most millennials, that’s unrealistic.
Continue reading “It is ok to job hop”
So I have pcos which is weird because I have only come across one other person who has it although I’m sure there are many others out there. A sure sign of pcos is irregular periods. During a routine annual checkup, I went through the motions of being bombarded with questions such as when did you have your last period, (maybe add another question) etc. My periods come when they want to therefore my answer was a few months ago.
Continue reading “Living with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome “
I get tired of being in this skin, the skin I’m in,
Tired of being mistreated like my color is a sin,
This daily struggle of proven your worth,
This daily struggle because I am diverse,
Continue reading “Because of my skin”
A million bucks. Some think of it as the magic number they need to be alright. Some play the lottery in hopes of getting it. I’m here to tell you, it’s not as far fetched as it may seem. Continue reading “How To Save A Million Dollars”
There’s nothing like dealing with a cheating man and the side chick. A few years ago I had to experienced a situation where my man(now ex man) was cheating. It’s always said that as a female you have an intuition. Well I had an intuition. Continue reading “Why are we always mad at the side chick”
Pedicures is usually a time for you and your girls to kick back ,relax and chill. Never did I think I would look forward to pedicures with my man.
Now don’t get me wrong my man was not like oh sign me up , it took some convincing. The first time we went was a few years ago and I had to beg him to come and just try it once. Continue reading “Pedicures with my man”
Financial education is scarce but extremely important. I was pretty good at saving but the interest on savings accounts are very modest.
I came across this book named “Cashflow Quadrant” by Robert kiyosaki. It really helped consolidate financial education in a way that I could relate to. Continue reading “Starting Investing Now!!”
You girls all want to be me
So you make me feel shame and unattractive
You degrade only to lift your guilt ,while you steal our natural for fake
As our black men put us down saying we are ghetto, loud and broken
Continue reading “Defy”
In the black community so many people view therapy as a sign of weakness . A few years ago I was really struggling with life and felt like I had no outlet. I always saw people on tv seek therapy usually white, but very seldom were they like me.
I started to go to therapy at a time when my personal relationship was in a bad place and I was lost. Here it was I was about to graduate college with my four year degree , I had planned so much for my life but felt like I was loosing my mind. At that time in my life what I was looking for the strength to be strong and also guidance.
Continue reading “What I discovered after going to therapy”
It was instilled in my sisters and I at an early age that college was not an option . Our parents put us in any and every activity to expose the goal of continued education. We even made a 7 hour drive so I could tour Penn State University during a blizzard.
Continue reading “Paying for college without taking out loans”