Wellness

Radiation and side effects

After I completed chemotherapy and had a double mastectomy, I was advised I had to have radiation. Radiation therapy is a targeted treatment of cancer cells that may stick around after surgery, using X-rays. My hair was trickling in and I was seriously fighting with regaining my self-image. The news […]

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Food

Food and Interracial Relationships

My fiance and I have polar opposite tastes in food as we come from different backgrounds and cultures. He is American with an Irish ancestry and I am a black. We are both very open-minded to expanding our palates although our foods are drastically different. Because of this, we have […]

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Fashion

Jumping into a Jumpsuit- Here’s how I rock them

Jumpsuits are super chic onesies. They are comfortable, relaxed and unique. I love them for their versatility because they can be worn casually and you can dress it up with blazers and heels for a glam look. I like how it is a complete outfit, like a dress its one […]

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Perspective

Chemo Brain – The Side Effect of Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy is one of the treatments of cancer and Chemo has several side effects from hair loss, mouth sores, fatigue and a myriad of other side effects including chemo brain. It is also referred to as chemo fog. It refers to temporal memory and cognitive problems. I first noticed it […]

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Adventure

Hiking at the Flume Gorge

We were at the white mountains for a week and the Flume Gorge was on our to-do list. It was a rainy day but we still headed out. The Flume Gorge is a natural gorge of 800 feet, that extends from the base of Mount Liberty. The walls rise to […]

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Perspective

Reflections

The death of a loved one makes me realize the brevity of life. With a deep sense of reflection, I remember so clearly her laughter. My aunt had a big hearty laughter that was very infectious, you didn’t have a choice than to join in or crack a smile. I […]

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Perspective

When you are ghosted….

It was a ‘normal’ Wednesday. I woke up to the fifth time my alarm was snoozing and had to rush a bath. I tried on several clothes and couldn’t settle for any until I had a pile of clothes at my feet and had five minutes to walk out or […]

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Adventure

Mount Washington: God must be an artist!

We are visiting New Hamsphire for a couple of days and because Bae is an outdoorsy guy, we headed to the white mountains. We decided to head to a very popular tourist attraction; Mount Washington, which is the highest peak of Northeastern United States at 6.288.2ft. It is located at […]

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