Archive for June 2014

Make the healthy choice: Change my diet or put my life at risk

 Make the healthy choice: Change my diet or put my life at risk
Many times in life we are forced to face reality, and often it is due to information that we are not able to handle or have ignored for some time. Yesterday, I was forced to face the reality that I have not been living a healthy life and my body is now responding to it!... Read more »

Dear S'mores I Love You!!

Dear S'mores I Love You!!
Dear S’mores- As you sit on my counter, warm and melted from 30 seconds in the microwave, I love you and loathe you at the same time!  You see you look good to me, but definitely are not good for me.  I entered all of your ingredients into My Fitness Pal and clearly just one serving... Read more »

5 Reasons Why I Love the Chicago Gospel Music Festival!

5 Reasons Why I Love the Chicago Gospel Music Festival!
Every summer in Chicago is filled with fun, festivals and concerts and I try to attend as much as I can.  However, if you love Jesus and can handle a crowd, there is nothing like the Chicago Gospel Music Festival!  This is the 29th year of the festival, and the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs... Read more »
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Hey Hey Lupita For President!

Hey Hey Lupita For President!
This morning when I woke up, the media was spinning about Lupita Nyong’o and her new cover shot!  No, I usually don’t go crazy over the latest news or media sensations, but this young lady represents so much more than a  model to many young ladies, I had to share today. No only was her... Read more »

Q&A with a ChicagoNow blogger: Marie Larsen of There’s A Bug In My Coffee

Q&A with a ChicagoNow blogger: Marie Larsen of There’s A Bug In My Coffee
When you are given a directive, an idea, or thought, you may or may not understand why, but  you must “just do it”.  When I became a blogger, I was not sure about its potential growth, following, nor outreach capabilities, but thanks to Jimmy and the ChicagoNow Blogger Day idea, I was introduced to someone that... Read more »

Life Challenges: Tell Me About Sex

Life Challenges: Tell Me About Sex
There comes a time in life when we are faced with certain challenges.  One such challenge occurred today and totally knocked me off of my feet, not because I was afraid, but because I was not prepared.  While washing dishes my inquisitive nine year old came to me and asked if I’d noticed a certain... Read more »
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