It's about time that Toni Braxton is making more television appearances about her lupus diagnosis

It's about time that Toni Braxton is making more television appearances about her lupus diagnosis
I have been writing for a few years about why certain celebs who have lupus do not talk about it publicly. Thankfully, singer/entertainer Toni Braxton is making more television appearances opening up about her lupus diagnosis. Braxton was on the Dr. Phil Show this week discussing it on an ending segment. I thought the topic... Read more »

I wish I could rid the world of ungrateful people

Yesterday, on my Facebook post, I made a declaration: I am officially done with a certain group of people. I was sort of vague but at the same time letting the particular culprit know that I “see” them, with their snubs and oversights. These people are the ungrateful people in my life, who I can... Read more »

I'm very offended when asked if I want to leave a tip

You read it correctly–I’m very offended when restaurants and other entities ask or practically demand that I leave a tip after I use their services. Last Saturday, I ordered some Chinese food at a restaurant I’ve been eating at for years. The location is convenient, the price is right, and I’ve never had any problems... Read more »
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Loving and treating myself better like I do others is going to take work

The bible speaks of treating others the way you want to be treated. It also speaks of loving others as you love yourself. These two suggestions or commandments are so simple to read yet so hard to do for many. I follow these two commandments with a breeze. In fact, I follow them so much... Read more »

I understand Selena Gomez's emotional distress

I understand Selena Gomez's emotional distress
Singer Selena Gomez is currently being treated for emotional distress. It is reported that she recently had a lupus lab report of a low white blood cell count. Gomez has lupus, an autoimmune disease where the immune system attacks itself. The immune system normally serves us by fighting off invaders that would cause inflammation and... Read more »

CPS Transportation is HORRIBLE when it comes to special needs children

There–I said it! Chicago Public Schools Transportation System is HORRIBLE when it comes to special needs children! The system has no regard for these children who are accustomed to being picked up everyday around a certain time. This is not my first bad feeling rodeo with this system. However, today is a mess because my... Read more »
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The emotional effect of sexual assault has no expiration date

When people realize that there is no expiration date when it comes to the emotional effect of sexual assault, maybe they’ll be a little less judgmental. Watching the lengthy but necessary hearing between Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Dr. Christine Blasey Ford today, that concept came to mind. Kavanaugh was accused of sexually assaulting... Read more »

My Graduation Day at ATI Physical Therapy

My Graduation Day at ATI Physical Therapy
After three months of dragging my once painful and stiff body three days per week at ATI Physical Therapy, graduation day is finally here! ATI Physical Therapy Wicker Park has the best staff, as they combine fun and professionalism to ensure that you have the best care possible. Earlier this year, I suffered from a... Read more »

There is still time to register for Chicago Lupus Walk 2018

There is still time to register for Chicago Lupus Walk 2018
The Lupus Society of Illinois is hosting its annual Chicago Lupus Walk Sunday, September 23, 2018. It’s from 9am-12 noon and will be located at Lincoln Park near Stockton Drive and LaSalle, across from the Chicago History Museum parking lot. As a lupus sufferer and survivor, I have had the pleasure of participating at this... Read more »
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The Adventures of Kameron is a fun way for kids to learn about autism

The Adventures of Kameron is a fun way for kids to learn about autism
My latest book, The Adventures of Kameron, is a fun way for kids to learn about autism. Autism is a developmental disorder with various spectrum levels. Most children or people with autism are non-verbal, displays aggressive behavior disorders (such as self-injurious and lashing out). Autism is more prevalent in boys than girls and it’s still... Read more »