3 Minutes of What I Love About Me

For those of us who pride ourselves on being very self-aware, I am an INFP (Myers-Briggs Personality Test) and a 4 with a 5 wing and Self-Preservation variant (Enneagram Personality Test). So I know myself pretty well. I was watching an inspiring video on 5 Steps to Loving Yourself 100% by Preston Smiles. It’s my […]

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Raising my Standards for 2017

I read my first Tony Robbins (Author-Motivational Speaker-Transformation Guru) book when I was about 11 years old. I took to it right away because I recognized his ability to be real and transparent. Both of which I did not experience much while growing up. My upbringing was fake, just to put it plainly. I was […]

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My Way Does Not Work

I moved to Chicago in March 2012. I didn’t know anyone except my half-sister that I became newly acquainted with a few years prior. I lived in a small town in Southern Georgia just North of Jacksonville, Florida at the time and God told me that I was moving soon. Eager to branch out, I anxiously awaited more […]

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I Have Good News and Bad News…

  I bit off more than I could chew. Literally and figuratively. New job. Broken heart (again). Navigating how to get back on track after months of complete derailment. I lost 13 pounds since my Facebook post, and 10 of those pounds are back. Everything stopped. Low-carb eating turned into old habits, morning exercise morphed […]

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Overcoming the World

I am done with being fat. Yesterday, I sat at a coffeehouse after church engaged in a conversation with GOD. I pray a great deal, but I am practicing just having daily conversations with Him. It is easy for me to talk but listening is much more challenging. I figured out when He speaks there […]

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Losing The Weight by Faith

180 lbs. That’s the goal. My current weight as I write this is 346.2 lbs which is 1 lb less than yesterday (Day 1 of this journey). 376 lbs (my highest weight) was what I weighed when my Mom died suddenly of colon cancer. 272 lbs was my weight my Freshman year of high school, […]

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Who are You Not To Be Like Me?

I have been unemployed turned self-employed since early May of this year. I had just moved into my new apartment 10 days prior-excellent timing (sarcasm intended). I worked for a SAAS company that shall remain nameless and was abruptly terminated. Terminated was the word they used when they called me out of the blue, while I was […]

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I Am Breaking Up With You

I don’t love you anymore. Every morning when I wake up,  I know for certain I don’t want to be with you anymore. I can’t even say you give me pause, you give me stop. Stop looking me and lying straight to my face. Stop acting like you have my best interest at heart. All you […]

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Where is the evidence of your love?

I mentioned earlier in a previous post that this is not a spiritual blog. This is a love blog written by a spiritual person. I felt that needed to be reiterated. God has shaped my human experience in myriad of ways and one of those ways is by His love. Don’t look too deep into […]

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Love: Fact or Feeling?

I love God and have been a Christian for 20 years but this is not a spiritual blog. I write about love but faith is another matter entirely. God co-authors the story of my life, so he will be mentioned in my narrative from time to time. You have your viewpoint and I have mine. Of course, both are […]

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