Archive for September 2011

Here's the Skin-y: Day 1 of trying Alaffia's skincare line

Here's the Skin-y: Day 1 of trying Alaffia's skincare line
The skincare saga continues. Last week, I ordered a gang of new skincare products and to my great delight they arrived today. Talk about a right on time gift! My skin has really been giving me the flux this past week; I broke out really bad (I have no clue why) and it seemed to... Read more »

Tell 'Em Why You SAD, Son!!!: The angry side of seasonal affective disorder

Tell 'Em Why You SAD, Son!!!: The angry side of seasonal affective disorder
Just call me The Madd Writer. I woke up EXTREMELY angry this morning. Not because it was back-so-soon Monday. Not because it was dreary and rainy. Not because I was voluntarily going into work early. Not because of PMS (I’m still taking those calcium chews and I think they’re working!). I was angry because it... Read more »

Urban Radio's War on Black Girls: My Black Princess and the Frog Theories

Urban Radio's War on Black Girls: My Black Princess and the Frog Theories
This morning I was skimming through Dave Ramey’s book, The Total Money Makeover, and came across this dope example he used about frogs to explain our habits and money. To paraphrase, if you throw a frog into hot boiling water, he’s going to fight and hop out. However, if you throw a frog into some... Read more »
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Maybe I Should Stop Chasing the Dream: Why I can't devote time to anti-aging treatments

Maybe I Should Stop Chasing the Dream: Why I can't devote time to anti-aging treatments
It all started in Macy’s. I ran into a friend of mine that works at a cosmetics counter and she offered to give me a quick mini facial. Her offer came right on time because I was just thinking to myself how cruddy my skin has looked lately. Everytime I passed a mirror on the... Read more »
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