Tag: mental health

  • My Journee to Self Love

    To fall in love with yourself is the first secret to happiness. Robert Morely In 7th grade English my teacher gave out assigned seats. My assigned seat was in front of this young white male. He began throwing small balls of paper at me during class. I turned around to tell him to stop and […]

  • Tired Is An Understatement

    “You never know how strong you are, until being strong is your only choice”- Bob Marley During a court ordered visit my son’s father Jhavier tricked our four-year-old son into showing him where I lived. For four years I tried my hardest never to let my son’s father know where I lived. I ended our […]

  • Tiger Stripes

    ” Behavior never lies” – Gary Blair I was admitted to the hospital 12/14/2014 to start the labor process for my son. Jhavier showed up to the hospital 12/17/14. Jhavier and I hadn’t spoken since about July 2014 around the time I was six months pregnant. There was so much turmoil between Jhavier and I […]

  • To Blog or Not to Blog

    The brighter the rainbow, the badder the weather -Lil Wayne I haven’t made a blog post in almost two months for a slew of different reasons. The main reason is because I wasn’t sure if I was doing the right thing by blogging. Don’t get me wrong I felt and I still feel like by […]

  • But Did You Die? Part I

    “This seems to be the most pro-criminal group of legislators I’ve ever seen” – Maryland Governor Larry Hogan  Shortly after my son turned 2 years old his father Jhavier was granted unsupervised visitation. He was ordered to see our son every other weekend starting Friday at 5pm until Sunday at 8 pm.  I was granted full […]

  • Mind Games

    Mind Games “The bravest thing I’ve ever done is continuing to live when I wanted to die” ~ JULIETTE LEWIS I sat on the couch watching television with my best friend, her boyfriend and his best friend. Everyone was laughing and discussing the show’s shenanigans and how reality tv was so unrealistic. All of a […]

  • Unplugged

    Sometimes, you need to step outside, get some air and remind yourself who you are and who you want to be.. -Unknown As I sent at my desk of my regular 9-5 I started thinking to myself Janay you should be happy.  “Why should I be happy” I asked myself. “Because your not homeless. Your […]