I am lots of things cute, witty, slightly odd but a Northern, I am not :)
I ran about a mile and a half of my 3 miles and let me tell you my legs are
Of course while I was running my
Yesterday's selections were Salt n Pepa, Tupac and Lauryn Hill. I am learning lots of things about myself as the years go on.
One of those things is, my inner black woman is clawing to get out of me!!
My music choices lately have reminded me of this.
Another thing that I notice more in more is that all of these songs that I'm reminiscing with really have had a meaningful effect in my life at one time or another. Good or bad they still have stuck with me after all this time.
I have been feeling a little apprehensive about a few things in my life lately. I don't do well with stepping out of my comfort zone. So basically doing anything that does not involve kids, preferably my kids, I don't do well with. Being at home for the last 13 years with my kids, has taught me lots of things about myself. But one thing I haven't gotten from it was, its OK to eventually do your own thing. I have always thought in the back of mind (way,way.....did I say WAY, in the back) that I would go back to school. Well it's not really back because I never went. I was married at 19, a baby at 20, another one at 23 and then another at 26.
Now I'm thinking if I'm going to do this, I need to start with enough of a
So what's the problem your thinking?
SCARED and FAILURE, plain in simple.
Not failure at school but failure to not be able to continue to have 10 balls in the air at one time. And do it well.
Scared that I'm going to realize the dreams I had as a little girl are just those, dreams and nothing more.
I talk often about the
We all have them I know, its just how far do we let them go.
I let mine have to much fun at the playground some days. Yesterday as I was
If you try something and its not what you thought then deal with it then.
But you won't know until you try.....
And then in one of the last songs I listened to Lauryn Hill reminded me.
How you gonna win if you ain't right within?
(Laugh if you want, but I LOVE THAT LINE) it might not be grammatically correct but it sure does make a hell of a lot of sense
I went home and had a nice long
Do what you ask?
UMMM..........president, chef, mother of the year, author, college graduate!!
WHY NOT THEM ALL?
I'm sure I can find a Bell Biv DeVoe song that can help me with that.