The creative well withinDrains and dries when lies begin.It's the original artist's sin."CREATIVE PIECES", A MIND FULL OF COLOR If you're experiencing writer's block (or any artistic block) and can't figure out why, I'll tell you the truth: it's because you're lying. Before 14 years old, I was writing like it was my job with … Continue reading The Truth About Writer’s Block
If you would have told me the first time I'd wear a legit two piece swimsuit was 10 months post partum, I would have laughed at you for the rest of my life. Yet here I am.I suppose I'll take you to the beginning.I was young, maybe around 10, with full awareness I was not … Continue reading My First Two Piece Swimsuit at 30 Years Old
At the risk of losing everything, I write this and I write it in rage, love, passion, cynicism, cold and open heartedness, disgust, joy, despair, positivity, and in the open ended passive aggressive most dangerous four letter word, HOPE. I've never talked like this before, but I'm almost at done point. I'm absolutely tired of … Continue reading My Most Important Post So Far
I may not be into celebrating my own birthday or acknowledging other people's much these days, but I'm sentimental about my art. I released this little semi autobiographical ebook and audiobook of my childhood in Jamaica a little over a year ago. I was so scared!!! Once released, I was freed somehow and I'm in … Continue reading “Jamaican Accent” Is A Year Old!
I've never been a big fan of the sea, the ocean, the beach. I couldn't swim so it felt silly to spend hours wallowing in the shallow end. One time I almost drowned and no one realized it or even cared when I told the story. I wouldn't say I was traumatized by it. Listen … Continue reading I Am Nothing
At this point, we've all seen something that says Gen Y/Millennials (1981-1996, 23-38 years old) are entitled. We're this between generation of so many country and world transitions, ones threatening to divide the entire planet. We're constantly bridging old thought with new perspective like a proper peace keeper. It feels as if we're the krazy … Continue reading The Justification of Millennial Entitlement
When my partner said I'd be a different person and I wouldn't even really remember who I was if I meditated an hour a day for 2 weeks, I excitedly proclaimed, "I'll do it!" He's prone to some exaggeration, but he's done enough meditation to qualify as someone I'd listen to - though I didn't … Continue reading 1 Hour Daily Meditation for 2 Weeks
There's so much more than 10 things, but a woman's gotta start somewhere. 1 I Am Not Infertile: I've had this reoccurring thought/fear I'm infertile and would deserve it because deep down I'm not a good person. I don't precisely know its origin, but it's work in progress. I was always undecided about having children, … Continue reading 10 Things I Learned About Pregnancy
The more I share my opinions and thoughts, the more self conscious I feel. My mind is always telling me how much of a conspiratorist and extremist I appear to be in other people's minds. Off grid living? Natural birth? Veganism? Unmarried and pregnant? Pro unschooling? My mind tries to convince me I'm a total … Continue reading Conspiratorist, Extremist
One of the first things I was told about veganism while pregnant was not to do it and/or that'll it be hard to get protein. My eyes rolled back so far you'd think I was possessed. Admittedly and obviously, I judged right back. I got up my vegan pedestal. How was I going to take … Continue reading Vegan Pregnancy Was It?