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did i live up to the expectations of 12-year-old me?

October 13, 2014

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i am a middle child and i live with all the baggage that brings. i’m also the only girl, which adds yet another complicated layer to the core of my identity. did i mention i’m┬áblack? yeah, that’s pretty big, too. while i’m at it, i’ll divulge┬áthat i’m short, extroverted, christian, single, hard of hearing, and […]

just couldn’t leave well enough alone

August 22, 2014

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you know who doesn’t know how to leave well enough alone? God. i was minding my own business doing my thing in life and He just had to interrupt. you know something is out of wack when God interrupts your daily routine. it started with a dinner. food is my ultimate love language. there is […]

reflections on losing my sister and joining the world’s greatest sisterhood

March 29, 2013

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the last few months for me and my family have been rough. on february 16th, my beautiful and very young sister lost her battle to cancer. it attacked swiftly and with a vengeance and we had two years to accept and, in the end, say goodbye. my heart aches daily for our loss, for my […]