Mental Health Awareness 2018

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and I am going to share my story.  There is no need to be nor am I ashamed.  It’s time to end the stigma of having a mental health disorder. My mental health issues began when I was 16 years old.  I was a naïve teenager going through a […]

Hampton Pride Fest 2018

I was happy to have my daughter join me at Pride Fest this year. She makes me so proud to be her mom!

Pain Storm

I can feel the beginnings of a fibromyalgia flare up, a.k.a a pain storm.  I woke up feeling like I had had absolutely no sleep and my muscles were as tight as a drum.  I stumbled my way into the bathroom as if I were drunk.  My sinuses were stuffy and my mouth was dry…

November 09, 2017

I know it’s been a long time since I have posted anything on WordPress.  A lot has gone on in the time that I’ve been away. We moved into a new apartment. I love the extra space that I have now. Kim has her space on her side of the room and she has it…

Mental Health Awareness 2017

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and I am going to share my story.  There is no need to be nor am I ashamed.  It’s time to end the stigma of having a mental health disorder. My mental health issues began when I was 16 years old.  I was a naïve teenager going through a…

The sun is rising once again

Our little family has once again weathered a storm of perhaps epic proportions!  We have been through so much in the past few years but still we manage to hold on.  This latest storm has been one, unfortunately, of my own making.  I don’t regret following my heart but I do have some remorse about…

Life with Fibromyalgia

Lately my family has been hit with a series of unexpected deaths, a fire that destroyed my sister’s home and her vehicles, my cousins and aunts got a two month notice that they had to move because the landlord was selling the property, and my children and I have suffered very personal losses as well….

Christmas Joy

On December 13th, our newest addition, a grandson graced us with his presence. He came kicking and screaming into this world like a mighty spark. His name is Kairo but my girlfriend has us all calling him Pyro because she says he’s going to light up the world! He has already lit up our world. …