Chasing Moe



Lies I Told My Daughter

You see this little girl, twirling in a pretty summer dress as innocent and as happy as can be? That’s one thing that keeps me from going off the deep end in this crazy ass world. As much as I love her the way she is now, I would love for her to have stayed like this. 8, innocent and thinking boys are gross.This picture was taken 3 summers ago, before the prepubescent hormones,  lip smacking, crushes and the obsession with cute training bras began. The fact that she is entering middle school this fall makes me want to cry hysterically while eating ice cream with  pink rollers in my hair....more

New Year, New Moe?

For the past two years, I have examined who I am as a person and a blogger. Each year I make a promise to myself to do better, but those promises are always empty and nothing ever changes. I have come to a point where it’s pretty obvious, I can't keep on the same road I have been traveling, as it has done nothing but keep me stagnant. I personally feel as though I'm not living up to my full potential, and it is causing inner turmoil because I know I can do better. I have...quite a few times. ...more

F*ck Depression

I would venture to say that I have suffered from depression since I was about 12. I'm no doctor, but I know myself well enough to know that is has been about that long, now that I have an understanding of the symptoms and causes. While it has never been diagnosed (and it’s harder for black female adults to even get a diagnosis, but I'll save that for ‘rant day’) I also know, FOR SURE I have ADHD- which can also cause depression when not managed....more