Archive for March 2013

Beyonce’s “Bow Down” and the world premiere of new pelvic thrusts!

Beyonce’s “Bow Down” and the world premiere of new pelvic thrusts!
When I heard Beyonce’s latest “Bow Down/I Been On” snippet yesterday, the first thing that came to mind was not how “different” this song is from her previous stuff or whether or not I was even feeling it. My first thought was, “Oooh wee! I cannot WAIT til this video drops! Her body rolls and poppin... Read more »

Reflections on turning 33 on 3/11

Reflections on turning 33 on 3/11
Monday, March 11, 2013 was a special day for a few reasons: The March new moon. The first day of Deepak Chopra’s and Oprah’s 21-Day Meditation Challenge. …and the most important reason:  It was my birthday! I’m a bit obnoxious about every birthday, but this one was more special than all the others for me.... Read more »

Just breathe: On being alone and surrounded by dogs and flies in Sedona

Just breathe: On being alone and surrounded by dogs and flies in Sedona
I really did not want to think about yoga while I was on my birthday vacation trip to Sedona. But, the thing I didn’t want to think about was the first thing that came to mind when I found myself alone in the Red Rocks surrounded by dogs and flies. On my first day at... Read more »
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But black women hit HARDER!: My unsolicited response to CBS Chicago and the racial disparity in their “Healthwatch” reports

But black women hit HARDER!: My unsolicited response to CBS Chicago and the racial disparity in their “Healthwatch” reports
“They are not going to save you.” It was only a week ago that I spoke these words to a group of soggy, yet smiling, black women and children. March 10, 2013, was the centennial anniversary of the passing of Harriet Tubman, a heroic and in my eyes, superhuman, woman who came to be known... Read more »

Updating Facebook profile pictures makes grieving through social media easier

Updating Facebook profile pictures makes grieving through social media easier
I was in the room December 27, 2011, when they removed my mother from life support. It’s a crazy circle of life to be there watching your mother take her last breath, knowing that there was a joyous day only a few decades before when she watched you take your first. In that moment bridging... Read more »