entry #10

dear depression diary, I came across this post that I wrote on my Tumblr on July 23 2020 that I want to share with you. “mental illnesses don’t make you any less of a person. I personally suffer from depression; that increases tenfold when I’m left alone. I say it often but I don’t think…

letter to a & a.

little humans who I love, so dearI’d do anything to have you near my heart breaks when I go awayif I could, with you, I’d always stay little humans, who drive me totally insaneI would never change you, I love you just this wayyou challenge, teach me, make me betteryou are amazing apart, but spectacular…

she reigns supreme.

strength, courage and love embodied she doesn’t know it, but I want to be just like her she did her best, and raised us right, even when we made it hard went back to school and holds a degree she can use to change the world sometimes she needs reminding just how much she’s capable…

entry #2

dear depression today, today is one I go into with bittersweet emotions. on one hand, I dropped the ball on an assignment yesterday for school and can’t help but feel disappointed and upset that I will no longer hold a perfect grade going into my fourth week of classes. I have been doing so well…

melanin.

melanated kings and queens beautiful in all our forms and shades be proud, be bold, be unapologetic we are more than we are given credit for more than the talents others profit from and utilize for their own benefits we are bomb ass mothers and fathers, with a love so fierce it knows no bounds…

cupcake.

I will never forget the first time I held you in my arms – covered in placenta and other unmentionables- I handled you with care because our journey had been such a difficult one. it seems cruel to say, but I was never supposed to meet you … at least that’s what the doctors had…

more than.

28 years young and still full of life. it started early and she was blessed with the most amazing two little humans. now everyone sees the mother. the mom who works and cooks and cleans, gives all her time and does it without complaint. she is alone, but she makes it work. they forgot about…