How the Healthcare Industry is failing Black Women

Over 90 days, I experienced discomfort and pain from an indelible menstrual cycle. In the first 30 days, I was not alarmed because my menstrual cycle has lasted 30 days before. Upon the second month, I knew something was not right; I made the conscious decision to schedule a doctor’s appointment. The initial doctor’s appointment […]

Discovering a Life That Fits

A while ago,  my fingers were so swole that my wedding rings were cutting off the circulation. Although they were tight and uncomfortable for days I dealt with the pain. I was hoping the swelling would go down but it would not. A few days later I had to get this rings off so I lathered […]

5 Ways to Stop Skid Row Thinking

If you have seen the movie ,Little Shop of Horrors, you are familiar with the “Skid Row (Downtown)”song lyrics. For those that have never seen this movie, Skid Row referred to an impoverished lifestyle. The people felt trapped downtown and gave up on the life they wanted. But seriously if you have not seen this […]

Applying the Grieving Process to Losing a Job

What Has Happened? Eleven years on a job is a pretty long time for someone aged 34. I spent most of my young life at this Firm and was disheartened when I walked into the job to discover I was laid off. I was not let go due to performance or being difficult to get […]