Oh She Grows

  I stripped it all away. The issues I thought I had were only the surface level, easy to deal with things that get lots of reposts on Instagram. I dared myself to dig deeper. Every crutch, every quick fix, every distraction I had grown so fond of was nowhere to be found, and all … More Oh She Grows

Staying the Course at the Plano Balloon Festival Half Marathon

Seeing Inyang cross that finish line yesterday was a euphoric experience. Her face lit up when she saw us waiting there for her. As we rushed over to take her picture and give her sweaty hugs, she burst into tears. The joy that filled her heart overflowed and touched all of us who were near … More Staying the Course at the Plano Balloon Festival Half Marathon

I’m Not Going to Apologize for Being White: The Problem of the Majority

Don’t. Please don’t. In fact, you should be glad that you are not immediately assumed to be lazy, undocumented, on government assistance (because, apparently that is a crime), inarticulate, ignorant, and/or a threat to society at first glance. While this may work out in your favor, many others do not get to enjoy that luxury. … More I’m Not Going to Apologize for Being White: The Problem of the Majority

That bread!

Today I made it a mission to eat healthy. I went a little overboard with junk this weekend, so I wanted to make sure I got back on track. I decided to take pictures of my food (minus my snacks) to hold myself accountable. I intend to put more food stuff on the blog so … More That bread!

Can you see me now?

See it. Believe it. Wait and watch. Many people use the power of visualization incorrectly. People use it to formulate worst case scenarios and excuse themselves from chasing their dreams. We’ve all been there. We’ve all “seen” ourselves in the future, but were intimidated by the brilliance of our futures. Instead of relishing in it … More Can you see me now?