Soooo who is excited it's October and fall? ME! ME! ME! Fall has always been my favorite time of the year in America. I love the changing of the leaves, the colors, the fresh crisp air. This year I am now adding a new love to October and here is why. September was the year… Continue reading Trauma, Mental Health, PTSD and GOD!
A few tips I want to share with everyone Stick to a routine Go for a walk Take a break from social media Take deep breaths Connect with Nature Eat healthy well-balanced meals Avoid Alcohol and drugs Make time to unwind Aromatherapy Journaling (like how I do with this blog) Listen to smoothing music Sing,… Continue reading Coping with Stress
The irony on September being Sickle Cell month is that very same month this disease put me in the biggest fight of and for my life. I won that battle but not the war as there were so many more battles that followed. I will forever be fighting I may not always win but I… Continue reading September in Sickle Cell Awareness Month
Did I share with you my depression period - it all happened in my life after a coma well of course this is what my blog is all about. So here goes my chapter on DEPRESSION. I never knew or understood what depression felt like. After all I have never really been depressed before September… Continue reading Depression and Mental Health
Hope everyone is in good spirits tonight. My last post was July 6 and it seems like so much have happened and nothing has really happened. Who am I kidding? So after my COVID move I have now settled so much that I am working. My first office job since the coma. Here begins another… Continue reading COVID-19 Life
HALF YEAR . Happy Sunday, If you are reading this, you have made it to the second half of 2020. Congratulations and may the odds be in your favor. May the Good lord continue to bless you through the remainder of the year. So far I have endured being safe through a PANDEMIC out break… Continue reading Mid Year – Thanksgiving
What exactly is "consistency"? There are two meanings in the dictionary 1.conformity in the application of something, typically that which is necessary for the sake of logic, accuracy, or fairness. 2. the way in which a substance, typically a liquid, holds together; thickness or viscosity. Well for the sake of my post, I really want… Continue reading Consistency
This facebook memory had me tearing you yesterday because it signify the how and were is all started and the meaning of most days about my blogging. Andrea Poyotte is feeling pained.June 14, 2014 · Petersburg, VA · Sickle cell crisis....pain.... Morphine... The struggle is real! ....Live love laugh learn! Happy Sabbath! June 17, 2014 · South Richmond, Virginia · Day 5 of… Continue reading Facebook Memories
I am all settled after my move got all the kinks worked out not to my satisfaction but I am too blessed to be stressed and too anointed to be disappointed. So after getting out the FUNK of all that has been going on with BLM mixed with Quarantine I am trying to make the… Continue reading Basic Checking in
May 20, 2017 After a long day of flying and a week of rejuvenating my mind body and soul I have a letter.... Dear Life, Lupus and Sickle Cell, If you want me to bow, I will stand up straight. You can kick me down today but I will stand tomorrow. If you want me… Continue reading Facebook Memories
This is a transparent Testimony post - part 1. 2020 is my season to reap what I have sown, my season for greatness, my season for favor. COVID-19 with all it's obstacles will not take away the plans GOD had for me. I haven't written in a while, mainly because I have been packing, driving,… Continue reading Pandemic moving
Reasons to Avoid Anxiety There are many reasons we should avoid anxiety. First, anxiety goes against Scripture. In Matthew 6:25-34, Jesus says three times in this one passage, “Do not be anxious, do not be anxious, do not be anxious.” For those of us who are believers, we affirm that we believe in God and His… Continue reading Reasons to avoid Anxiety
I have chosen to do a little social media distancing - especially from Face book.. but the past few times I have looked back I see some great post that I made. I decided to copy a few to remind me who I was before this coma made changes in my life. I have been… Continue reading Facebook Memories….
I have envisioned having my 50th birthday personally looking at this view for real. Ok, so 50 is just a few years from now not that few because I already booked a cruise for my 49th which is next year. I can't wait till the world is healed because I have not given up on… Continue reading 50 in Paris
Well, last night I was robbed of my sleep by anxiety again. I am tired of the unknown future prevent me from having dreams of being on a cruise or being on a date, or even window shopping. I am not cut out for this anxious living, I once was a free-spirit -a take chances-… Continue reading Robbing my sleep