Five years ago today was September 7th, 2017. I was 23 years old. I had just moved out of a halfway house, I had almost 2 years sober. I was renting a room from another woman in sobriety and we were preparing for a hurricane. I was working in a diner as a hostess and … More 5 Year Plan
I didn’t say it y’all. (For those of you that have known me for years – that headline was quite shocking, I am sure. I am sorry. It had to be done – because even though I don’t say it – I have actually heard other’s say it, and I have had some admit that … More I Can’t – Because I Am Stupid… WHAT?!
Go to school. Get good grades. Sit down. Be a good girl. Do your job. Keep your head down. Don’t ask too many questions. Do as your told. Don’t question authority. Get a degree. Get a job with benefits. Marry a man who can take care of you. But… What if I don’t fit that … More Rewrite the Rules
Yes, you did read that right. In this blog I’m going to talk to you a little bit about how I stepped out of the car and onto the stage. As many of you know the story that Jorjia and I started this blog five years ago. And throughout the time with this blog I … More How I left Uber for the Stage
We secured the venue a few months ago – but Monday was the first time I saw it. It became real. Monday was a great day. I came to Polk City on Sunday night and stayed the night at a hotel that is going to give us a discounted rate for people that are coming … More Have Your Ears Been Itching?
You have the Warrior within you – we are going to give you permission to unleash that warrior and unlock your full potential. … More Strategize Your Victories – It is Time To Live Out Loud
Hey Y’all!! So, there are some exciting things happening… And not just my birthday (Which is coming up soon). 😉 Today, Mom and I went to the UPS store and signed our “Operating Agreement” for our joint LLC! We are officially official business owners! This is another thing we have talked about for a while… … More Something Exciting is Happening!
“Why do you cut the ends off the ham before you put it in pan?”, asked the young daughter-in-law. “Because my mother always cut the ends off of the ham before she put it in the pan to bake, and it always tasted amazing.”, replied the mother-in-law. “But why?” she persisted. The son, being the … More Is Your Truth True?
“No one told me when I wear a mask, only my mask receives love. We gain admiration and respect from behind a mask. We can even intimidate. But as long as we are behind a mask, any mask, we will not be able to receive love.” (The Cure by John Lynch) I was going through … More Unmasked
Have you ever heard ‘live within your means?’ I used to think that that was to try to encourage me not to overspend, or perhaps not to buy things so that others would be impressed by what I had. While I don’t disagree with either of those definitions, I have now begun to question that … More Stop Living In Your Mean….