WHEW...what a time (especially to be a Black American)! Without a doubt, this has been one of the most exhausting, overwhelming seasons I’ve ever walked through. Between COVID-19 and the loss of my uncle, my struggle to stay engaged / motivated at work, and the recorded incidents of police brutality and racially charged crimes from [...]
Now that I’ve officially recovered, I’m so excited to share an overview of my Bachelorette weekend. For so many reasons, the bachelorette was one of the best times of my life! I felt so loved and so blessed to be celebrated by 14 of my best friends—6 bridesmaids and 8 friends-turned-sisters—in an amazing city! Not [...]
These past few months, I’ve taken my fitness routine to the next level. I cut out some most problem foods (and alcohol), started working out more often, and have been trying to get more rest—and it was showing! In only a few weeks, I’ve noticed differences in my muscle definition, my skin, my energy levels [...]
Now, I'll be the first one to say that talking about sex, especially at church, can feel a little awkward. But as awkward as sermons on sex can get, I wish churches discussed it more often. I mean, we're all thinking about it anyway! Imagine the healing that could happen, how many relationships could be transformed if we made sex UN-taboo at church.
Nearly two months ago, I decided to stop drinking.To be fair, I'd "considered" going dry dozens of times before (typically mid-hangover in my post-college years). I'd feel crappy after a few drinks, take a few hours to rebound, and then forget about it. But recently, I wasn't feeling too great after one drink, and a [...]
While it feels like we’ve been in the midst of wedding planning forever now, I seriously cannot believe we’re less than 6 months out from our big day! Where has the time gone? As the planning ramps up and the details start coming together, we get to focus on more of the fun, aesthetic-related components [...]