Dating, Relationships, Uncategorized

A Single Ambition

There's a huge gorgeous thunderstorm outside my window, and I can't sleep. A clap of thunder woke me up and as I awoke, and I realized my arm was sore and red. I stumbled to the bathroom, turned on the light and recognized I was having an allergic reaction. I popped a Benedryl, put on… Continue reading A Single Ambition

Black Girl Problems, Race, Theatre

You’re a Hero, Mindy.

Growing up, I remember that on television and in the movies there weren’t any protoganist that were non-white. If there was a character who was non-white, it was usually the one token black guy who served as comedic relief and/or the poor friend. Shows like “Family Matters” and “Sister, Sister” were so important. They gave… Continue reading You’re a Hero, Mindy.

LOSS, Relationships

Faster. Better. Stronger.

"I stood motionless in the mirrored room, afraid even the smallest breath would trigger some involuntary reaction within me. Would I throw up? Would I cry? Would I lose control of my bladder? Or worse, if I moved, would he see me too, through the open window of the dance studio? His hair was much… Continue reading Faster. Better. Stronger.

Dating, Relationships, Uncategorized

What is Love? Don’t Hurt Me.

“The bravest thing a person can do is to love and to be loved in return.” I never really understood that saying until recently.  I love very easily and how difficult is it to be loved? I’m starting to comprehend.  Being fond of someone, being around someone, being there for someone is really easy if… Continue reading What is Love? Don’t Hurt Me.