Dear Tyra, Hey girl! I wanted to drop you a quick note today because, you were "on my heart" as the church ladies say. I guess you can say I've been a fan for years. In the 90s, when you were in your modeling prime, I was in high school, and it was always nice to … Continue reading Dear Tyra: An Open Thank You note to Tyra Banks
Last Sunday night, I was curled up in my bed for the season premiere episode of the final season of Downton Abby. (At this point, if you haven't yet watched that episode, spoiler alert ahead!) Within the first 15 minutes, Anna reveals (implies) that she'd recently suffered a miscarriage, and that this wasn't the … Continue reading Monica, Robin, and Anna, but not Whitley, Aunt Viv, or Mary Jane: Why aren’t Black Characters in the Infertility Narrative?
Most people's holiday seasons are filled with family, food, drinks, and relaxation. Mine had some of that, but also included hysteroscopy, estrogen, moving, and bed rest. In short, I've been having issues with my cycle, and my RE and gynecologist both suggested going back to my surgeon to get a better look at what … Continue reading Doin’ Too Much: Surgery, Change, and my Holiday
This week kicks off the American Holiday season: Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, New Year's Eve. Plenty of food, parties, shopping sprees, drinks, and time with family and friends. Time with family and friends usually means people want a life update: How's School? How's Work? Did you get the job you interviewed for? When are you going … Continue reading There’s No Place Like Home (And Endless Questions) for the Hoilidays
We're halfway through November (how did that happen?!) and I can't let this month go by without acknowledging that its National Adoption Awareness Month! I was not aware that there was such a thing, until this year, so now I have to enlighten everyone else. The focus for this year's month is adopting older youth … Continue reading November’s Not Just for Turkey.