How many other inherent rights are in jeopardy?Read more "Expulsion"
My favorite go to line for the moment is, “Let go and let GOD”.Read more "The Most Valuable Lesson I’ve Learned So Far"
Avocado, avocado, avocado, how I love thee!Read more "Top 5 Random Items I Need Daily"
I want to write about something light. There’s a lot going on in the world and I am tempted to throw my two cents in the mix, and maybe I will soon but for today readers I want to keep it light. It’s Friday and although it is chilly on this March morning the sun […]Read more "Trust In The Universe and Respect Your Hair"
What makes you feel good? This answer will vary for everyone. I know for me I love deep tissue massages (the last one I had wasn’t great simply because of Covid-19 precautions). I had to stay face down and masked while my breasts filled with milk). Lesson learned: deep tissue massages for me are a […]Read more "Self Care"
At some point I began planning events in my head. I daydreamed about what outfits I would pack for my trip to Virginia. I haven’t been to this part of the country in years and I looked forward to traveling outside of Connecticut. “Maybe I need new luggage too?” I thought as I perused online […]Read more "Love, Locs, and Plants"
Please stand if you’re ready for a vacation. Dear reader please imagine me standing with both arms up; waving frantically from side to side. Me! Me! Me! Me! I’m ready! I’d also then like a vacation from my vacation to literally and figuratively unpack it all. This past weekend I had the pleasure of taking […]Read more "I’m Ready"
Mothers: Y’all alright? There’s this really amazing thing that happened to me when I was pregnant and after I gave birth. Women, near and far checked in on me. Randomly, without a specific reason. It seems like just yesterday I was caring for a newborn in what felt like new world. Prior to Harper’s birth […]Read more "ADORE"
Finding myself on the other side of two mental breakdowns over the course of two consecutive years changed me. There’s pre breakdown Anika and post breakdown Anika. A close friend told me after my first hospitalization that there’s no way you’re the same after experiencing what you’ve experienced. She was right. I’m not the same-I […]Read more "On The Other Side…"
I recently requested a nutritionist referral from my doctor. I knew I needed to lose weight. As a fairly educated individual I had knowledge of what to eat and what not to eat.The suggestion to buy most of your food on the perimeter of the supermarket and less food within the aisles was something I […]Read more "I’m Forever Young; Except My Knees-My Knees Are Old."