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Let’s Get Naked

Life is funny. I could stand in front of an auditorium filled with hundreds of people and share the most intimate details of my life. It's why I was born, right? To share my story. Yet, if you got close to me--like really close--I guarded my inhibitions tighter than the Alamo. If you asked me how I was doing I would, scrupulously, say I'm okay. I'm okay.  ...

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Go Tandem

"Well Shakirah, I don't want to hold you up." It was Jada's first run with me. A former athlete, she mustered up the courage to get back in shape by running. I could sense she was worried her inexperience would effect my pacing. But, I wasn't concerned about my time or how many  miles I would track. This was about  providing Jada with the support she needed to ...

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What to Do When You Get Knocked Down

At first laughing seemed disingenuous. It was an uncomfortable laugh that I bellied from the deepest place of my emotions.

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Make a Wish

I used to believe that love had to be grandiose for it to be real. I suppose, like most young and naive` lovers, I thought that flowers, cards and candle lit dinners were the hallmark of a life destined for happily ever after. That was until I had my heart broken. Heartbreak seems to shake the foundation of what we believe. Suddenly our dreams are questionable. ...

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The Unlikely Gift

"Someone I once loved gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to learn that, this too was a gift." -Mary Oliver

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