“Surviving”

Advertisements 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 hasContinue reading ““Surviving””

A Loss for Words…

Advertisements 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 beContinue reading “A Loss for Words…”

NEW RELEASE- From A Lover’s Mouth

Advertisements 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 anyoneContinue reading “NEW RELEASE- From A Lover’s Mouth”

For the Women..

Advertisements 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 hadContinue reading “For the Women..”

Food for Thought..

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

Wokeness Chronicles 

Advertisements Sharing a little excerpt of my current reading. Enjoy! #StayWoke

Being Emotional on a Saturday Afternoon….

Advertisements 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.  IContinue reading “Being Emotional on a Saturday Afternoon….”

#BlackGirlsRock recap

Advertisements **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 barriorsContinue reading “#BlackGirlsRock recap”

Being Plus-Sized is Ok!

Advertisements 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 havingContinue reading “Being Plus-Sized is Ok!”