I don't know what happened to my last post I did. It magically disappeared. Makes since though cause July was a shit show of a month for me. I'm so glad that's it's over. I went through so much emotional and mental hell. I got thrown off track and lost a lot of my power … Continue reading Take the wheel.
Warning: This post will contain LOTS of swearing and emotion. If it offends you, I'm gonna stop ya right here. If not, grab your popcorn and tea. Cause shit is about to get real....hood Mel coming out at ya. I don't know what is in the air or what is aligned with the stars, but some … Continue reading getting real.
Life had just given me a whirlwind experience and a lesson to be learned. My Uncle "Curly" had passed away on July 4th. He had a rare auto immune disease scleroderma. I remember when he was in the hospital a couple of months earlier I had paid him a visit. The moment I saw him, … Continue reading it shouldn’t take a funeral.
It's late and my brain needed to release some energy. I decided to play a game and write down whatever word first came to my mind and think of another word that I felt was connected to the previous word I just had written. I did this for a minute without stopping. I then went … Continue reading connect the words.
I normally post something about my Dad on Father's Day, but this time I didn't. I had the thought to share something, but I just didn't know what I wanted to say. My dad has been gone for 16 years. That's literally half of my life now. I've only known my dad for half of my … Continue reading Life isn’t about yourself.
I never would have thought I would have learned so much from my job in retail. I really mean that. Working for a big retail corporation has been a huge part of my growth and (even though I hate to admit this shit) I really believe I was meant to be where I was and … Continue reading Life Lessons in Retail: check yourself, before you wreck yourself.
Growing up my sweet mom was a little overprotective and hardly let us play outside. I get it now. She came from a country where children were kidnapped and sold. Bad people were real and not just stories. I remember one instance when my sister Jo and I snuck out to go play in the front … Continue reading Soundtrack My Life: I Gotta Be Me.