Electric
[ ih-lek-trik ]
1. Electrifying; thrilling; exciting; stirring.
2. Exceptionally tense; highly charged with emotion.
3. Having or producing a sudden sense of thrilling excitement.

They say that your Twenties are the golden years. The years of transformation and growth. The years of freedom and enchantment. The years where you lose yourself and find yourself again. The years of failure and living on the brink of success. The years where life knocks the shit out of you because it’s supposed to, so you can learn to get back up again. At 22, I’m learning to understand what that means. I’m learning how to navigate a world not catered to Electric black women, women who bring light but also bring chaos, women who are strong but still hurt from carrying the weight of the world on our backs. I’m lost but i’m learning how to find peace, in my past, present and future. I’ll start here.

  • The Beginning

    August 16, 2019 by

    I spent a fuckton of time in my own head. Sometimes I need so badly to let it out, I’ve tried to journal but honestly, it makes me feel like I’m having yet another conversation with myself. I guess I’m writing for me and for anyone else who will listen. This blog is about me,… Read more

  • Adulthood: Bills,Pineapples, and Communication

    August 31, 2019 by

    ” The scariest thing about becoming an adult is realizing that nobody actually knows what’s going on and everybody is just winging it. Unknown Adulthood is the most ghetto shit I have ever done. I remember approaching my 21st birthday with so much dread, and talking about it with Lorrie, my friend/boss at the time.… Read more

  • Therapy Thursdays: What Is Stability?

    August 23, 2019 by

    Today for the first time in such a long time, I feel stable. So much so, I didn’t even give Tiffanie a chance to drop gems because I was raving about my happiness. What we did talk about today though was capitalizing on good times, practicing self care and the fact that I stopped beating… Read more

  • Grief: Lost and Found

    August 17, 2019 by

    “Incredible change happens in your life when you decide to take control of what you do have power over instead of craving control over what you don’t” Steve Maraboli I’ve spent so much of my life being exactly what everyone else thought I should be. As a result of always falling short, I started to… Read more

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