“Surviving”

One of my favorite poets posted a video of a new piece that she performed on Youtube titled, “Surviving” and it was truly breathtaking. The poem is about the experience that is being widely discussed across the world right now, and it is truly a glimpse into the mindset of a woman who has unfortunately…

A Loss for Words…

So…*sigh* If you haven’t been noticing the recent antics of our current “leader” (please be advised I use that term loosely), you must be either just choosing to disengage (which how could I blame you), choosing to see his behavior as acceptable or living under a rock. I’m not making this post to be specifically…

NEW RELEASE- From A Lover’s Mouth

I’m pleased to announce my second published book, a collection of poetry titled, From a Lover’s Mouth!!   Take a trip down lover’s lane, with a collection of poetry that highlights some of the highs and lows of one of life’s most complex avenues; love. In this short compilation, Whitney explores some of the experiences anyone can…

For the Women..

Before I call it a night, for International Women’s Day, I want to personally shoutout all the hard-working, dedicated, beautiful, talented, strong, resilient, positive, encouraging, magical women that I know and love dearly. In honor of this day, I’m sure some of us either protested or was unable to protest (I for one had to…

Food for Thought..

Everyone has clouds. Some darker than others; But never be the cause of why someone’s cloud gets darker.

Being Emotional on a Saturday Afternoon….

Have you ever felt like you were just out there on your own private island, with no friends to talk to about what’s going on in your everyday, run-of-the-mill life? Yea. I’ve been there. I’m going to get a bit vulnerable and let a little of my personal feelings out in this post.  I want…

#BlackGirlsRock recap

**previously posted 4.6.15** Black Girls Rock premiered last night and I was front and center watching every minute of it.  I started watching #BGR every year since it began and each year it is an awesome and insipring awards show.  The ceremony takes the time to recognize women of color who are breaking barriors and…

Being Plus-Sized is Ok!

Me in the gym on vacation! Dedication? Maybe 😛  I have embraced that I will possibly be plus-sized for the rest of my life, or at least by society’s standards. I have been on this health kick for almost a year now, starting in June 2014 when I was cleared for activity after having my…