Category: Covid19

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The Mom Post

It’s taken me forever to write this post but here it goes. I didn’t come to Cali to kick it and I didn’t come to stay. I came to help my mom. Health challenges began years ago. If I’m honest, I saw it coming – and since April of 2016, things have been drastically different. Now, every year presents a new challenge. Some of … Read More The Mom Post

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This is an Emergency

Just about every financial expert encourages us to save for an emergency. For the most part, they’re talking about home repairs, unexpected bills and even job loss. But a few days ago I experienced a personal emergency that nothing to do with bills. I had a breakdown. I had an uncontrollable, emotional breakdown. It was fight or flight and I chose flight because I … Read More This is an Emergency

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Delay is Not Denial

As I watch virtual graduations, weddings, and birthdays I’m reminded of how precious life’s moments are. I’m also saddened by the fact that so many aren’t able to celebrate with loved ones. At the same time, I’m reminded that delay is not denial. I’ve heard the above saying for years but it rings true now more than ever. So many lives have been put … Read More Delay is Not Denial

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There’s A Rainbow Somewhere

After enduring a tough week as a nation, it rained. On Saturday the rain was so heavy I felt it in my spirit. It was a take cover, check your drain, stay indoors type of rain. After the rain was gone the sky reemerged clearer and more beautiful than ever. While looking out of my window I said, “I know there’s a rainbow somewhere.” … Read More There’s A Rainbow Somewhere

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Waves

Thank God for my friends! Almost everyday I get a text from someone checking on me and almost everyday I say something like – I’m doing pretty well today. Whenever someone asks, I tell them how I’m doing that day or even in that moment – I don’t generalize or fake it till I make it. I’m very honest. I want the folks who … Read More Waves

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