Category Archives: Personal Thoughts

Surprisingly, I Heart New York City

This weekend, I took a long-awaited trip to New York City and fell in love. It’s so unexpected because in my mind, it has been this big bad place that kind of scared me. I am from Philly so you would think that I would gravitate to another city, but I always viewed New York City as a different… Read More



Keeping it Real

Can we get real for a second? So, I know all social media pretty much suggests that life is just freakin’ awesome. And it is, most days. But some days, it’s not. Some days, you can’t help but cry and it’s not because you want to cry. You just don’t know what else to do… Read More


Dream Bigger

Guys, let me tell you, I am the biggest scaredy cat you will ever meet. But this year, I really want to live intentionally and do things that scare me and allow myself to …well… live. It sounds strange, but I believe that it is a choice. I realize that I have allowed my fears… Read More


Truly Yours

Prompt: A letter to your readers Dearest reader, I just want to take the time to thank you for stopping by to see what I am up to and how I am facing freedom. But most importantly, I want to thank you for allowing me to be me. I have to admit that I am… Read More


My 3 Worst Traits

Prompt: Your top 3 worst traits Guys, you just don’t know how excited I am to write this post. I have been waiting to write this post ever since I stumbled upon the Blog Everyday in May challenge. You would think that I would have written it before 10:30 p.m., but it is what it… Read More


Blog Everyday in May

Guess what? In my pursuit to get this blogging thing down, I stumbled upon this writing challenge and I want to do it. I am about two weeks late, but I think it could be fun. Today’s prompt is: Something difficult about your “lot in life” and how you’re working to overcome it Lately, I… Read More


Happy Mother’s Day

Yesterday, I went to the graduation party of a college friend’s mom who received her Bachelor’s degree. During her thank you speech, she spoke about the sacrifices and conscious decisions she made in order to raise her family. She also spoke about the challenges she had in order to have my friend as a teenage… Read More