My Marion Barry story

Marion Barry, Mayor For Life Former DC mayor, Marion Barry passed away last night. For most of the world, he was a bit of a political buffoon. A joke to some ....more

Falling back into bad habits

Or, learning how to be a lady by allowing him to be a gentleman. Also could be... sometimes you should just let people help you....more

Solange Knowles gave me freedom

 Solange Knowles, younger sister to Beyonce, was married this past weekend. She's a striking young woman who has a style that is very uniquely her own. I love that uniqueness about her. Where her sister is more sleek and glamorous in her public style... Solange is more bohemian, more laid back and more ... well, black in hers. ...more

Solange Knowles' gave me freedom

Solange Knowles, younger sister to Beyonce, was married this past weekend. She's a striking young woman who has a style that is very uniquely her own. I love that uniqueness about her ....more

Why don't we see more images and stories of black women with metastatic cancer?

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chewsylovers Indeed. The more I learn of other women's stories, the less alone I feel and the ...more

Why don't we see more images and stories of black women with metastatic cancer?

A random thought... that led me down the rabbit hole I often share random thoughts that come to me on social media. Typically, these thoughts or questions are things that have been simmering beneath the surface of my life but I don't bother them ....more

Update on growing my hair

Growing my post-chemo hair is a bit trickier than I thought it would be About 2.5 weeks ago, I shared that I was on a mission to grow my hair out....more

1st MFB Holiday Guide Coming Soon...

Are you ready for the holidays yet?? *Cue the happy dance* This is how I feel when I think about the holidays! This is the joy before the realization of all the work that it takes to make the holidays POP! ...more

Paying it forward

A political science professor, a shower placard and a story saved my life I've told the story about how I discovered my breast cancer by giving myself a breast self-exam one day as a distraction many times, and I'm sure to share it many more. It is one more story in this vast world about breast cancer. Sometimes I mention that I had gotten into the habit of doing BSEs from my favorite ...more