Representation Matters

THIS GIRLโ€™S MAMA IS HAPPY TODAY! ๐Ÿ˜ After the school run I went to @sainsburys for some essentials, yes I was brave enough to do the food shop with two tired kids๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿฝ & spotted this @mamalifemagazine ๐Ÿ˜ As a Mama, who works empowering Mamas, & a writer, based in Staffordshire, something tells me this caught […]

You can be happy.

Maybe you need to break up with your boyfriend.. Maybe you need to eat healthier.. Maybe you need to redecorate your home.. Maybe you need to start being creative again, sing, dance, write, draw & paint for fucks sake! Maybe, just maybe with making some small but COMMITTING to changes.. YOU CAN BE HAPPY. Itโ€™s […]

You donโ€™t want to think about what you donโ€™t want..

If you think: ๐Ÿ˜•โ€˜I donโ€™t want to feel like sh** anymoreโ€™ ๐Ÿ˜•โ€˜I donโ€™t want to have anxiety anymoreโ€™ ๐Ÿ˜•โ€˜I donโ€™t want to be afraid anymoreโ€™ ๐Ÿ˜•โ€˜I donโ€™t want to be skint anymoreโ€™ ๐Ÿ˜•โ€˜I donโ€™t want to be insecure anymoreโ€™.. YOU arenโ€™t going to make the changes you want in your life!! Every time you think […]

FINALLY THRIVING.

๐ŸŒฟ Look whoโ€™s in the office with Mama again? My baby boy is better than he was, quite chatty today but heโ€™s still under the weather. So he needs to be with me. ๐ŸŒฟ Iโ€™m feeling so grateful that I can be there whenever they need me. That I can take care of my family, […]

Source

Source is like a ball of fire, the ball of fire. I came from it, yet when I touch it I wince at the singe of my fingertip. I suffer when I leave it. Source is the ball of fire. In which when I submerge myself, I will burn, I will shine and I will […]

Jamaican belly warmer ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿณ

๐ŸŒฟIโ€™ve got the essentials for a belly warming dinner when we have family dinner tonight in from the cold outside โ„๏ธ ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘งโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ ๐ŸŒฟ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒThanks to The Dragon Slaying legend Mr @levirootsmusic ๐Ÿฒ for making Caribbean cooking easy for me. ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿผ After over 8 years in a Caribbean family, Iโ€™m getting some phenomenal feedback on my Caribbean […]

Receiving Criticism..

Something happened today.. As some of you may know I write creative pieces such as short stories, poetry etc. And today I was a part of a workshop in which four of my own poems were to be critiqued.. ๐Ÿ˜ฌ๐Ÿ˜ฌ๐Ÿ˜ฌ๐Ÿ˜ฌ Iโ€™d had fleeting thoughts about it last week but soon forgot about it. Last night […]

This woman..

๐ŸŒฟ See this: This is the face of a woman trying to multitask, fingers in many pies so to speak. Exams, assignments, training, assessments. Not to mention parenting and the โ€˜hundreds and thousandsโ€™ that come with that. The mum who has no make up on the school run, who might not look like she has […]

RELY ON YOU.

๐Ÿค” BOTHERED ABOUT OTHER PEOPLEโ€™S OPINIONS???? ๐Ÿค” โ™ฅ๏ธ YOUโ™ฅ๏ธ NEED โœจYOUโœจ TO BE HAPPY WITH WHAT YOU ARE DOING WITH YOUR LIFE. ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿผ โœจWAY MORE โœจ Than you need other people to be happy with you and your life.๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿผ IN FACT.. If you arenโ€™t happy with what you are doing with your life.. How the […]

Depression.

” There is a light at the end of the tunnel ” They seemed to say it over, and over, and over again. Like clueless drones sent to exhaust my exhaustion. ” Things will get better. ” They didn’t know, they didn’t understand, they were them and I was me. Or was I? There was […]

I had a Mr T doll..Yep.

๐ŸŒฟ In discussions of childhood often the subject of barbie dolls comes up. And I probably did have one at some point but the doll I remember playing with the most was this guy. Yep. Mr. T. ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿฟ ๐ŸŒฟ Oh lawdy how I wish I had a photograph of me as a little kid with […]

Am I a crystal convert? ๐Ÿ’Ž

๐ŸŒฟ I really wasnโ€™t sure about all this crystal stuff before. But I L O V E this Rose quartz pendant. It may just be coincidence that Iโ€™m noticing a positive change when I have it on or close by me but it really doesnโ€™t matter. If I feel Fabulous, who cares why?? ๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿฅ‚ ๐ŸŒฟ […]

The public meltdown scenario..

๐ŸŒฟ I took the kids to uni with me today & they were great.. But then.. ย Iโ€™d let my son bring his iPad to play during my class which was fine throughout the hour but then he didnโ€™t want to give it back to me. ๐ŸŒฟ Embarrassing, he didnโ€™t have a meltdown as such but […]

One of those days.

๐ŸŒฟ So this was my day today.. a series of messy mistakes. I forgot the kids had non uniform day, I missed my morning lecture as my daughter needed to see the doctor. I smashed the coffee jar, stalled the car, was late for the afternoon lecture and sweated the whole afternoon. BUT MORE IMPORTANTLY.. […]

A dip. (Hypothyroidism)

๐ŸŒฟ Sharing this from @hypothyroidmom I’m having what I call ‘a dip’. ๐ŸŒฟIt’s just that, things become much more difficult, some impossible. But it’s just that. A dip. I will come back up and carry on, doing all the things I once; for a short while accepted that I wouldn’t be able to do. ๐ŸŒฟ […]

๐ŸŒฟ Exploring, a new season

๐ŸŒฟ As much as I detest the cold. The pain in my hip, the discomfort of shivering, & the inevitable deadly cold sores. ๐Ÿ˜ฉ๐Ÿ˜ท ๐ŸŒฟ I do love being seriously wrapped up and being on a speedy walk in the crisp air with my pooch ๐Ÿถ while my bairns ride their bikes ๐Ÿšด๐Ÿพ๐Ÿšด๐Ÿพโ€โ™€๏ธ. ๐ŸŒฟ Thank […]

MaxFactor lip set review

๐ŸŒฟ I was so excited to receive this glam lip set from Max Factor to review and create a look! ๐Ÿ’„ ๐ŸŒฟ So here is my #MaxFactorMakeUp look and review, if you’d like to see the video on my YouTube channel just click here. ๐Ÿ’‹ (Product wearing in pictures: Honey Lacquer Floral Ruby) arch?q=Colour+elixir+lipstick&l=grid”>Colour Elixir […]

Monday Mantra

๐ŸŒฟ MONDAY MANTRA:”All I Need Is Within Me Now.” ๐ŸŒฟ Repeat this mantra each morning, seven times. Each time accentuating one word. Starting with “ALL” the first time and accentuating “NOW” the seventh time. E.G:  “ALL I need is within me now.” “All I need is within me now.” “All I NEED is within me now.” […]

Post Natal Throwback ๐ŸŒฟ

Here is a #throwback to a few years ago. I had two under two. ๐Ÿ‘ถ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ‘ถ๐Ÿพ#Breastfeeding one on demand and #PottyTraining the other. ๐Ÿ™‡๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ#PostNatal hair loss #Hypothyroidism #depression and building #anxiety was challenging me day and night. ๐Ÿ˜–๐Ÿ’”I lost a lot of friendships, got made redundant, lost my career. Most days I was in the house […]

How I started my day.. (clean eating)ย 

๐ŸŒฟ I have been eating “clean” cutting out processed foods and refined sugar.   ๐ŸŒฟ Yesterday & today I made this smoothie and found it was ACE for KICKING CHOCOLATE CRAVINGS โค๏ธ๐Ÿซ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป Foods I have cut out: White Potatoes ๐Ÿฅ”โŒ Pasta ๐ŸโŒ Bread ๐ŸžโŒ Biscuits ๐Ÿช, Cakes ๐Ÿฐ, Sweets ๐Ÿฌ etcโŒ Sugary Drinks or Artificial […]