And then there's the time I took Snoop Dogg's advice and almost got shived on New Jersey Transit.

I sometimes mistake myself for someone who’s gangsta. Like when I’ve had too much to drink and I start singing and dancing along to a Jay-Z song like every other white girl in America? Totally gangsta. I mean, I make the gangsta face and everything just so that people will know how hood I am. Or like when random, vaguely trendy phrases come out of my mouth like “true ‘dat” or “for shizzle?” Totally gangsta. ...more

Breast Cancer Chemotherapy Patients Wins With Having President Obama As The New President How Pain Management

Barron’s Medical Journal Reporting From Houston Medical Center at MD Anderson Medical SchoolBreast Cancer Chemotherapy Patients Wins With Having President Obama As The New President How Pain Management...more

Vegan Eats in Brooklyn

Despite having spent so much time in Manhattan, I'm not ready to leave without looking into the delicious, healthy and vegan eats available across the East River in Brooklyn! So many hip neighborhoods and so much good food, let's get started!...more

Healthy and Vegan New York Eats, Part 1

New York City, The Big Apple, The City That Never Sleeps...So many monikers for this world famous metropolis. One of the greatest cities in the world, a hub for business, entertainment and best of all, food! This island is home to some of the world's best cuisine. Which is why one post is just not enough! I'll  start with a few delicious hot spots but keep you wanting more in my next post! Let's get started, shall we?...more

When My College Dream is My Dad's Reality

This is my senior year of high school and in the next few months I will be sending off eight college applications, four of which are in New York. I have talked about my dream to study and live in New York and have even begged my dad to take me, which he did this past April....more

10 Essential Tips for Newbies Going to the US Open

Today is the first day of the US Open tennis tournament in New York and if you’re a diehard tennis fan like me, you’re psyched.  It’s the final grand slam of the year and for the next two weeks it takes place at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, Queens....more

Could a Female Weiner Get Elected? Yeah, Right.

"Any woman who did [what Weiner did] would be instantly institutionalized. She would be grabbed by officials in the street, put immediately into a straitjacket, and carted off to an asylum."http://www.huffingtonpost.com/gina-barreca/must-we-look-at-the-retur_b_1...Thoughts?? Your Shameless Friend,Ginawww.ginabarreca.comTwitter @TheGinaBarreca...more

Wordless Wednesday

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Photo VideoBuzz: Best BlogHer12 Trip Ever ~ Follow the Buzz Behind the Buzz ~ Watch

Hair She Goes! to BlogHer12. We’re back Living Atlanta Style but what a way to kick off our 11th season — LIVE  from New York with BlogHer12, a bloggers conference for women....more

New York State of Mind - BlogHer12 here we come!

In less than two weeks, I will be in the big apple, doing a little shopping, a lot of eating and drinking but most importantly, attending BlogHer 12 with my partner in crime Darlynn. We are so excited for the things we will learn, which I will post about in two weeks. But until then, you get to hear a little about our agenda! Today is all about the food. ...more