I Don’t Want My Pre Pregnancy Body Back

I understand the sentiment and get what people are reaching for when they say they want their pre pregnancy body (PPB) back, but I don't want mine back. Past is Past My PPB was amazing! I took for granted how well I typically felt until morning sickness took over. I also didn't recognize how amazing … Continue reading I Don’t Want My Pre Pregnancy Body Back

Becoming a Stay At Home Mom

Written before baby was born. Home Grown I've always been a homebody. As a child, I stayed mostly at home, finding adventure mostly in my house via books and writing. Occasionally I'd stray with my mom for a walk around the district, but my home and mind had everything I needed. As a teenager, I … Continue reading Becoming a Stay At Home Mom

What I’ll Miss & Not Miss About Pregnancy

Since I recently had a child, my next few blog posts will be about my pregnancy, birth, and motherhood. This was the first thing I wrote as my due date approached because I was looking forward to what it meant to no longer be pregnant while simultaneously missing it already. Holding on to being steadily … Continue reading What I’ll Miss & Not Miss About Pregnancy

About “Jamaican Accent” (2/2)

Read part 1. The Cover. My idea was to portray a carefree young black girl. Cheeno did a cool job. My eyes are closed to imply unabashed innocence. My mouth is open and all but shouting into the world "wah gwaan?", which is written on my tongue in the picture and means "what's up?" or … Continue reading About “Jamaican Accent” (2/2)