Trigger Warning: eating disorder Happy Mental Health Awareness Month!!!!! I can't think of a better way to start than to open with some vulnerability and a moment of transparency. So, let's just get right into it. Show of hands... how many of you have gone on a diet and gave up because it was too… Continue reading How to Develop a Healthy Relationship with Food & Exercise
Trigger Warning: sexual assault, rape, suicide Here we are... the last interview with a sexual assault survivor as we aim to raise awareness about sexual abuse and create a healthy dialogue surrounding this important topic. If you've stuck through and read the other two interviews, thank you for sticking with me through this. If you… Continue reading Sexual Assault Survivor: Rose Lee’s Story
Trigger Warning: sexual assault, rape, child sexual abuse We are continuing to shed light on sexual assault in my series of interviews with sexual assault survivors. If you haven't already read the first interview with my good friend Wing, please check that out when you can. This week, I'd like to introduce you to Jennifer,… Continue reading Sexual Assault Survivor: Jennifer’s Story
Trigger Warning: sexual assault, rape, drug use, child neglect, self-harm April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and I took the entire month of March off from blogging to prepare for such an important topic. I have three interviews lined up for the first three weeks of April, and in each interview, you will read the… Continue reading Sexual Assault Survivor: Wing’s Story
Everyone is talking about The New York Times' "Framing Britney Spears" documentary, and I wanted to get in on the conversation too. So, I finally sat down to watch it last week, and I learned so much in those 75 mintutes. But, it wasn't until I watched it a second time with Marlon that I… Continue reading 3 Biggest Takeaways About Our Society After Watching ‘Framing Britney Spears’ — Did You Miss It?
Y'all wouldn't believe the kind of week that I've had, okay? I've been tried, tested, and then some. Sometimes, all in one day, I've experienced anger, sadness, frustration, depression, and anxiety. Nevertheless, I survived, and I'm here to share my experience and everything that I've learned during this tiresome week. As you all know, I… Continue reading When You Grow, Some People Won’t Grow With You, and That’s Okay
If you saw my vision board in my last post, then you saw a picture of the most amazing baby boy in the universe! Drum roll please.... (I hope you're doing the drum roll thing in your head lol). Everyone, please give a round of applause and a warm welcome to the LFT fam, my… Continue reading The Beginnings of Learning to be a Godmother
Whew! We can breathe a little, y'all. 2020 was a bit of a doozy, and I think we can all agree on that one. With COVID-19, police brutality, and the never-ending war of politics, I'm just glad to say that we made it to 2021. So, to bring in the new year, I decided to… Continue reading My Vision Board — 2021 is My Year!
Recently, my friendship with a really close friend of mine was tested, and I went through a period of depression that brought on anxiety and panic attacks without notice. It sounds overdramatic, but I'm just being 100% transparent. I was left with a decision of whether or not to lose one of my closest friends,… Continue reading Reevaluate the Relationships in Your Life: If You Don’t Put Yourself First, Who Will?
Alright, the holiday season is soon to be upon us, and some of us (ahem, me) couldn't be more overjoyed! I love everything about this time of year -- the cold weather, music, lights, traditions, and so much more. However, I know that some people, perhaps even most people, are not a huge fan of… Continue reading 3 Ways to Turn a Holiday You Hate into a Holiday You Love!