Category: JTMG

Celebrating Black Fathers

JTMG is Celebrating Black Fatherhood

I am so Pro-men in general, Pro-Black men in particular. That’s not to say that I am anti-woman, how could I be, I am woman. We deserve so much better than we get. We as women should uplift, empower, and inspire each other to be out best truest self. But...

journaling

JTMG Journal: Random Thoughts

Whew, I fell off track a little bit when it comes to working on JTMG. As my husband always tell me content is king and my approach is to crank out as much content as possible. However the past week or so I haven’t been in the mood to look...

Prince

Finding Prince

I’ve been dreading this post for a few day, it breaks my heart to have to do it, but I want to pay homage to the man who share so much with the world. Last Thursday, April 21, the world lost an undeniable musical genius, Prince Roger Nelson, a.k.a Prince,...

Exercising: Boosting Metabolism

I’m finding it very difficult, in my third decade of life, to lose weight. I want need to shed 30lbs so that I can be in my healthy weight range.   I’ve always been overweight, though many people tell me that I carry it by well. The old folks would...

What If The Flint Water Crisis Never Happened?

A few weeks ago, the schools district in the city in which I live in, announced that water in schools around the city testing high for lead. The water fountains at the schools found to have high lead levels were shut off, as well as the water in the bathroom...

staying in the present

Practicing Mindfulness: Staying In The Present

Awhile ago I became aware of the concept of mindfulness. I was going through a tough time and looking for different methods of meditation just to quiet my mind. I ran across a site dedicated to the practicing mindfulness, I read a few articles and was in awe of the...

What Is #forrealFebruary

Right now, #forrealFebruary it’s just a hashtag and a dream but hopefully, before the month is over it’ll be a movement. #forrealFebruary is about empowering, inspiring, and uplifting women to take that first step on the journey to becoming whomever it is we want to be or doing whatever it...

Drum Roll Please…

And the total word count is… 27,250 words! No, I didn’t hit the 50,000 words count but, I am not disappointed at all. Actually I am quite proud of myself because, at the beginning of December, I have written 27,250 words of a story that I have come up with, with...

How’s It Going: NaNoWriMo Edition

It is going great!!! I started November feeling overjoyed that I was finally going to write a novel and today 12 days into November I still feel overjoyed that I because I’m finally writing a novel. For those of you who don’t know, NaNoWriMo stands for  National Writing Month which...