In the Dark

2AM, as I lie awake in bed wondering if you’re thinking of me. My thoughts turn inward, wondering why I push people away and why I often times feel so incapable of connecting. I’ve been here before. Many times. This… what would one call it? Feeling? State of being? This mindset? There’s always been this… Continue reading In the Dark

Tender (Self) Lovin’ Curls

I cannot believe it’s September already! I always feel rejuvenated by Summer, sun and cool breezes but I love when the seasons change too. Summer and Spring make me want to be out and about, but during Fall and Winter? Well, Fall and Winter make me want self-reflection and a huge mug of hot chocolate. Yes,… Continue reading Tender (Self) Lovin’ Curls

Your Body Is A Forest

Spoiler Alert: If you have yet to read Jessica Knoll’s The Luckiest Girl Alive, I would put this post on the back burner before I spill the beans for you. Give it a read first. I will be here when you return.

Beginning A Lifestyle Change

Hello gems! Is anyone else having serious cases of “please don’t make me go outside…” this summer because it’s just so hot? NYC has been experiencing some very warm and sunny 90 degree (and above!) weather which in turn has made me realize just how bad I need summer clothes and actually, clothes in general. Can I tell… Continue reading Beginning A Lifestyle Change

Being a Fit Woman of Color in 2016

The Prelude. I read Ann Vatow’s recent post in the Daily News where she calls for changes in her NYC neighborhood, Inwood, due to the area being “too noisy.” Having grown up and lived in Washington Heights (right below Inwood) up until this past February, I do not doubt that some nights can be louder than others but let… Continue reading Being a Fit Woman of Color in 2016