Day 4: Family

I may bicker, scream, kick, yell, but my family has been amazing. We have our disagreements, but we are there for each other. For me, family extends to close friends as well. I consider my boyfriend family. I just can’t ask for anything better. I have an extended family of stepbrothers and sisters. Family is more than blood relation. It’s a loving connection with people who return it. There are some people who I am related to that are just awful while I have friends who connect with me on a daily basis. I love that.


You don’t choose your family.  They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them.  ~Desmond Tutu

Remember that. While watching RuPaul’s Drag Race, it was so interesting and cool to hear people calling themselves family. It’s true. If I have never argued with you or even burped in front of you, you are not close to me. Period. I can tell my life story, but if I feel you are not close enough to see my vulnerability, it will not be shown.

Just cherish the family you have. It is true when it is said that it takes a village to raise a child. IF you know someone who feels as if they have no family, welcome them into yours or become family to them.

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Day 3: Health

Being overweight, I am very fortunate I have not had high blood pressure or diabetes, especially with my poor eating habits. Easy, fast and convenient food are more often than not the worst for you. I have been 246 lbs. at me worst and that is recently. As of March, I was was diagnosed with Celiac Disease. It sucks because the foods I love can potentially kill me. I end up not caring, but I really should because if I don’t, I can damage my small intestines. I wanted to become a vegan yet I find myself constantly fighting myself with bad habits.

I have people who love me and it is selfish to scarf down a burger because I don’t care about myself. It goes back to that self love thing I was speaking of. If you don’t love yourself, it will show. Your skin is the BIGGEST indicator of your health. I am determined to change the course I have started by:

* GETTING MY EATING RIGHT! (it is work in progress.) I am going to begin with a 3 day water fast and just start for a whole month consuming fruits and veggies and go from there. This will be updated on my YouTube channel and other blog.

*CLEANING!: Whether it’s my bedroom, my colon, or my spirit, it needs to done. A cluttered home is reflected through you and through it.

*MEDITATING!: Mental, spiritual, and emotional health are just as important. I meditate ever so often, but it needs to be consistent.

* EXERCISING!: I’m losing weight and the flabby skin is coming in. I need to being toning my body so I can be foine. LOL.

* RECEIVING BLESSINGS!: Sometimes we give so much that we don’t know how to be open to receiving. I’m working on and going to fix that.

* CREATING (& STICKING TO) REGIMENS/SCHEDULES!: This is important because this dictates the commitment to the change you want to make. I am currently going to create a goal chart (similar to a bucket list) for each month. I will meet them.

* MANAGING FINANCES BETTER!: Living from paycheck to paycheck or even borrowing makes my skin crawl. I am better than that. This ties back in with receiving the blessings. Money appears to me in some form or another when I need it. Yet, I always end up without it and on the hunt for a job. I am determined to change that. I want to begin my own companies (yes several). I was told that I couldn’t and that it’s a bad idea because of the economy, but hey…You never know.

* SPEAKING LIFE INTO EVERYTHING!: We all know someone (or even ourselves) who puts themselves down way too often or are just completely negative all of the time. Well,speak positively. Clear you mind and make sure your intentions are pure. ALWAYS. Everything else will fall as it will. Be the change you want to see.

*BEING CONFIDENT!: This is kinda like speaking life into everything. You have to believe in yourself and stick to your guns. There is NO other way it will work.

*BEING ME!: Sometimes I censor or edit myself just to appease someone else which not fair to them or me. They are missing out on the core of me and I am compromising myself. I cannot do it anymore.

** These are ways to improve my health. What about you?**

31 Days of Gratitude.

So in my last post, I spoke of being at peace and my reflection. In order to welcome peace, you must first attract it. IN order for the Law of Attraction to work, you must first implement the Law of Gratitude. We take so much for granted and it is downright awful. We complain about our weight and make excuses, but don’t work to change it. We complain that we don’t have the latest up-to-date fashion or gadgets instead of appreciating the ones we have. I’m not going to go on the whole “starving people around the world” rant. It’s not necessary.

We just have to start showing our appreciation for the things we do have and then we will be open to receive more. The Universe/Creator/God listens to us and watches our actions. They give back what we put out. We always get what we ask for, but it may not exactly have been what we wanted. You might have prayed for a new car and got a lemon. Well, it’s new to you but not to someone else. You have to be specific. You can ask, but you have to work for it as well.

The point of this post is that I am using July as my month of gratitude. My birthday is on the 7th so why not? I am happy for life. I am appreciative to have it made it this far when I could’ve died in the womb. Everyday, I am going to write a post about something I am grateful for and what I am doing to convey that. I challenge you to do the same!

2012 Mid-Year Reflection

So far 2012 has definitely been a shaky year for me. I have had many experiences and revelations. I have learned about myself just by observing others. There is a voice inside of me and it has been fighting with me to come out. My life, because of that, has been a bit rocky and confusing. I find myself speaking up for myself, becoming careless and emotional, yet at the same time I am focused and ready to roll. I am understanding my place in life and where to begin to step out of certain situations. Continue reading

Completion & Rebirth

9: Completion. Spirituality. Humanitarianism. Conflict.

1: beginning. rebirth. God. drive. independence.

    Since this year is coming to an end, I think it’s only appropriate that I reflect a bit. I can wait until December, but I’d rather not (besides, I can’t sleep anyway). Now, I believe in divination and I have been reading a lot on it. I started reading about numerology and did my numbers. I checked the number of my life and this is a 9 year for me. So many things have happened. I have found myself and lost myself only to find myself again. Pretty much, I’ve been everywhere. But I’m starting to center. Next year is 1 which is beginnings and rebirth. I have backtracked the numbers to times and my life and I must say…THEY DO NOT LIE!

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