Today I thought a lot about hair. So many different kinds walk the earth: straight, wavy, curly, frizzy, nappy, silky, course. Mine has a mind of its own, it doesn’t bend to my will, it’s independent, so I stopped fighting it; ALL OF IT. I let it grow where it wants, whenever it wants. Every… Continue reading A Vignette to Hair
I know it seems like we’ve fallen off the grid a bit but you’ll be happy to know that a main reason for that is because I have been reading like CRAZY! So, I thought it was appropriate for one of my latest posts to be my recent reads. I’ve laughed, I’ve cried, and I’ve… Continue reading Recent Reads volume 2
It has been in the news lately about the spread of the Zika virus, which is transferred through mosquito bites. The World Health Organization are quoted as saying that the Zika virus is “spreading explosively” and since the confirmation of the virus in over 5 US citizens, the United States government has warned against pregnant… Continue reading Illegal Abortions and Banned Pregnancy: The Lack of Reproductive Choices in El Salvador
Looking back, one of my biggest struggles of 2015 was money issues. I’ve been trying to save and earn money since I graduated college last year. Here is a couple of tips I’ve picked up along the way. Organize Your Finances: For me, this means I have a couple documents saved on my Google… Continue reading Money Smarts
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When I first told people that I would be competing in my first triathlon this fall, I got a lot of incredulous looks of disbelief of “Why would you do that to yourself?” It’s understandable. Why would anyone want to swim a half mile, bike sixteen miles, and then proceed to run five miles all… Continue reading Becoming a Triathlete
From as far back as biblical times, the original sorority began in a red tent; a place where women would spend their time while they were menstruating, ill, or during their cycles of birthing. The idea of a woman bleeding sickened society enough to quarantine them together until they were considered “clean” again. Unintentionally, however,… Continue reading Shhh I can’t talk…I’m on my period