ReBlog: The Natural Hair Community Has Become Too Inclusive At the Expense of Kinky Hair Representation

The Natural Hair Community Has Become Too Inclusive At the Expense of Kinky Hair Representation The Natural Hair Community Has Become Too Inclusive At the Expense of Kinky Hair Representation — Read on reclaimingmytime.blog/2018/03/29/the-natural-hair-community-has-become-too-inclusive/

T’s Heart Journey: The Angiogram

I heard the best news this afternoon! Today was my angiogram to see if I had blocked arteries in my heart. My stress test and blood work came back with a 50-50 chance that I could have an issue. So, my cardiologist felt the best thing to do was the have the angiogram. It took only 10 minutes before I heard his words: You have no blocked arteries in your heart!

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T’s Heart Journey: Atrial Fibrillation

It has to be bronchitis…I had it in the fall, so this would be the second this school year…Respiratory infections are part of working with kids, part of being an elementary teacher…That’s why I’m out of breath every time I walk…Bronchitis…Heart Disease…Atrial Fibrillation… It wasn’t bronchitis. I had fluid in …

ReBlog: Heart Disease in Black Women

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[Archive] Quote: Microaggressions Chipping Away at My Soul

I’m so tired of these daily microaggressions chipping away at my soul. Your prejudice, racism, and insecurity shouldn’t be part of my daily existence. –T.Lanette

Originally published September 28, 2017

Four and a half months later, I still feel the same way. In fact, I think these situations have increased during the last few months. Microaggressions aren’t always the words that people say out loud. Words are easier to document and fight against. It’s the actions that are more difficult to deal with on a daily basis.

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ReBlog: This Woman Created An Epic Video Game…Don’t Touch My Hair

…it would seem absurd that someone would be so invasive as to touch something so sacred that lays upon your head. Right?…Whether we wear afros, braids, or relaxers, someone is quick to invade our personal space to touch our hair. The rudeness can be overwhelming. JoyStokesWrites.Wordpress.com