Dying of Whiteness: Book Review

This book is illuminating. Jonathan Metzl is sitting down, talking to WP as a WM, and getting some of their stances, and I’m 😳. I shouldn’t be too shocked at the mindset of WP. Not in the slightest bit knowing and understanding history. It’s just so interesting listening to their cognitive dissonance. I’m in aContinue reading “Dying of Whiteness: Book Review”

Some Book Recommendations

I am a black woman, wife, and mom. I am into fitness, history, politics, and current events. Many of my book selections stem from these categories and some are suggestions or random choices. Here are a few of my recent book choices…(this post has affiliate links) 1. “Bag Man” by Rachel Maddow. This book wasContinue reading “Some Book Recommendations”

Shake the Need for Head Pats

You gotta release the need for validation. You gotta release the need for positive feedback and stop worrying about other ppl shaming or insulting you. They are insignificant. A couple of books that I’ve read that have helped solidify this for me: “The Four Agreements” and “The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fck”. OnceContinue reading “Shake the Need for Head Pats”

Audiobook Reports

I just finished this book this morning on the treadmill. This book explains how we got this monster in the presidency. His dad was a monster and pitted his children against each other. He never cultivated empathy. Crushing ppl’s and spirit started with his own family, his brother, specifically. He never had to accept responsibilityContinue reading “Audiobook Reports”

Book Review: “Vivid” by Beverly Jenkins

Set in 1876 a few years after the Emancipation Proclamation, this story is a story that weaves history, romance, and gives a view of what life would’ve been for free Black people. The beautiful, Vivid Lancaster, is attempting to garner respect as a woman physician in a time where women are only tasked with beingContinue reading “Book Review: “Vivid” by Beverly Jenkins”