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Fitness Journey Update: What I’ve been eating

What I have been eating update: Since starting this 30 day journey, I have not been eating carbs, red meat, or pork. Just poultry, seafood, fruits, and veggies. as I mentioned in my last update 12 days at Gym. Also my mom has asked me to join her in a detox. The detox is a So I have been drinking this detox tea with her. I drink the tea twice a day. Once after breakfast and again after…

Gym: The First 12 Days

Hey everyone I am back at the gym♥ Those whom follow me on other social media know that I’ve been going to the gym. Two weeks ago I woke up in the middle of the night and I felt like something was wrong. I looked over at Jay and he was sleeping peacefully. I got out of bed and started to pace. I paced back and forth trying to shake the weird feeling. I then crawled back into…

Naked Moments with Aisha Adams: “Pro-Black isn’t Anti-White”

A Naked Moment with Aisha Adams,The Nappy Natural Girl… In a time of black cultural appropriation and rise of racial inequality we’ve found that social media has created its own ambassadors in black society. When I think of these people one woman comes to mind, Aisha Adams. Adams is a pillar of knowledge in African-American studies, vegan eating, poetry,and blogging. On her website aishaadams.com she inspires others to not only be prideful in their people but in their representation of…

It’s Summer, I’m Fat, and I’m Wearing a Crop Top

My body is such a small portion of who I actually am, however it is the very thing people use to judge my entire life. People look at my body and assume how much I work out, how much I care about myself, and determine my overall worth. If I was a person who lived by the standards of others, I would be dead. I decided a long time ago that it’s how I feel about me that…

💋 About Mom…

I know today is all about spoiling mom and the admiration of her sacrifices. However, for me Mother’s day is everyday. Everything I write today is how I feel all year long. It’s funny how you grow up and say “I am going to be an individual.” Yet you catch yourself reacting or even talking just like your mother would. In those moments you realize the obvious influence.

Goodbye 2015 and Hello 2016!

2015 was a year of constant movement for me and my family. I moved from Dubai to North Carolina in basically a week. I went from art wife back to corporate America all in a blink. Now I am here in North Carolina wondering if I really belong? Oh, Jersey how do you find yourself in these strange places? It hasn’t all been crazy though, I have developed a stronger  relationship with my in-laws. I’ve made some cool work…