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Slate Blue Goddess

I had to laugh at the color of my smoothie this morning. I’m working on a couple different recipes right now. Naturally you never know exactly what color the smoothie will turn out when you start mixing things in. I had to have been about 12 and my mother came to me talking about all of the plans she had for the house. She was going to remodel a lot of things. Her desire to improve the color of the house was also in discussion. “What color do you want to paint it Mom?” She paused for a  ...

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The Fireball

Fireball ice cream is one of my favorite flavors. There is something quite nostalgic about it. It reminds me of the fireballs we would gather our nickels to buy from the store for 5 cents as a kid. This ice cream has pieces of cinnamon candy in it. My love for the ice cream turned into something that wasn’t healthy for me when I started eating it by the pint. Not every day. But a couple times a week. This picture was taken on 10.31.16 By this time, my son had just turned a year old  ...

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Self

Scared of loving myself for who I am and not what others expect of me. In all honesty it has been the hardest thing for me to understand up until now. It really boils down to that. It really truly matters what I think of myself more than anything. And I just thought that if I was honest with myself and figured out where I went wrong, it would all begin and end with me anyways. And I want to see me happy. “A part of me wants to discover the psychology of self. The wealth in my health.  ...

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The Essence of being Natural

Could it be something that we can be proud of? Yes. The answer is yes. IS it something that I am proud of? Yes. It is something that we are realizing we have to be proud of. I have felt the pressure and oppression both in and out of the workplace expecting you to be everything but yourself. But where is the genuine self love in that? I want to walk into work without being hounded about my fucking hair. I am not hounding you about your halitosis tom, so leave me the hell alone. I remember  ...

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