Category Archives: Personal Thoughts

Weak In The Knees

If there was ever a day I needed everything to go perfectly, Dress Shopping Saturday was it. I woke up at 6 a.m. to finish cleaning my apartment. My family’s bus was scheduled to arrive in New York City at 10:25 a.m.That meant, I should have been out of my apartment no later than 9… Read More

Sailing Along

Before moving from Delaware, I made a list of all the tourist attractions I wanted to see once I got here. On it was Times Square, the Empire State Building, but Lady Liberty was at the top of my list. Last month, I got the chance to see her on the Spirit of New York cruise.… Read More

Love Like The Lous

Earlier this year, a couple of girlfriends and I got into a somewhat controversial debate about the idea of happily ever after. One girl proudly proclaimed she didn’t believe in it. “You know you are sitting next to an engaged woman,” I asked poking fun. “Well, what do you think Yaszy?” Channing asked. “Of course… Read More

Like Old Times

When I suggested to visit my brother and his family in New Hampshire, it really was about them. Yeah, I wanted to be able to say I’ve been there because I mean, how many people can say that? What do you even do in New Hampshire? Seriously. I got the same question when I lived… Read More

Power Posing [Video]

Somehow, I managed to hurt my foot last week and I have been limping ever since. As I sat on the edge of the tub soaking it in Epsom salt, I browsed over an old issue of Cosmopolitan passing all the articles before the editor’s letter. I always start there. It’s a good way to… Read More

Cracking The Confidence Code

Everybody knows men and women look at things differently. That’s not news. Sheryl Sandberg’s “Lean In” exposed me to the differences in the work place. Through shacking (no judgment), I’ve learned that men, namely my love, can manage to push cleaning the apartment out of his mind until the weekend. I, on the other hand,… Read More


If January has taught me anything, it’s that I am searching for something. I suppose we all are. The more I struggle to find the words on my heart, I know I am still searching for my voice. I am still searching for the courage to say how I feel and know that my feelings… Read More