Scandal: Ride, Sally, Ride

Despite the constant Twitter reminders and countdowns, I completely spaced on the fact that there was a brand new Scandal released.

Kerry Washington (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

And to top it all off, I wasn’t very psyched to watch it because one of my besties said that it was boring and that she fell asleep watching it.

Yeah, she must have really been sleepy . . . → Read More: Scandal: Ride, Sally, Ride

Weekly Wednesday Workout Wrapup

The Wrap-up

Usually I post on Facebook whenever I complete a workout but I think that posting a weekly wrap-up will make me more to actually workout.

Especially as I have been slacking since last Monday when I did my morning and evening Zumba and that’s it.

For 9 days.

Unless back-to-school shopping counts (and in my mind, it totally does!).

To start this party off right, . . . → Read More: Weekly Wednesday Workout Wrapup

September is Suicide Month

If true tales of a suicide attempt activates in detrimental triggers in your psyche, you may not want to read this post.

(Photo credit: Ragesh Vasudevan)

Not a lot of people know this, but back in 1995, I attempted suicide.

The year is important because it is the year that I gave birth to my first child.

In fact, the birth . . . → Read More: September is Suicide Month

Feeling accomplished

English: The monument to the working woman, Ramon Ferran’s work. Reus (year 2003) CatalĂ : Monument a la dona treballadora, obra de Ramon Ferran, Reus (any 2003) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

I am feeling so accomplished this week.

I got some things knocked off my to-do list while also continuing on my New Years Resolutions.

I finally signed up for a course that I have . . . → Read More: Feeling accomplished

Getting back into blogging

English: Blogs on JoopeA (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

I am finally working on my blogs seriously for the first time in a long time.

For one thing, I missed the money! Lol.

But another is that I miss being able to express myself and connecting with people who may (or may not) share the same interests or philosophies.

One thing that I . . . → Read More: Getting back into blogging

Its almost fun at the YMCA

I am finally tackling my 2013 New Years Resolution to get into better shape.

English: YMCA logo (international and USA) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Frankly, I am out of excuses being as the just opened a YMCA down the street from my house.

It opened the last week of May and I have been going faithfully to workout.

Ok, almost faithfully.

. . . → Read More: Its almost fun at the YMCA

Are cell phone contracts worth the money? I did the money math.

My friend and I were having a discussion on just how much it costs to buy a Samsung Galaxy S III on contract vs the cost of paying cash for the phone and using a prepaid service.

Samsung Galaxy S III (Photo credit: John Biehler)

Since even the major companies (with the exception of Sprint, who will refer you to Virgin Mobile or Boost), offer . . . → Read More: Are cell phone contracts worth the money? I did the money math.

Gossip Girl Series Finale: Gossip Girl Revealed!

I must say that I have fallen woefully behind on my Upper East Side shenanigans

Gossip Girl Season 4 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)


But since subscribing to Netflix, I have been womanfully attempting to catch up.

Starting with Season 1, Episode 1, I am now up caught up to Blair’s engagement to the Prince of Monocco.

Since I never . . . → Read More: Gossip Girl Series Finale: Gossip Girl Revealed!

Bored with the internet

Every now and then, I just get bored with the internet.

I just feel…blah…about it…

English: A bored person (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Which can be a bad thing being as I work from the internet.

I just don’t want to even turn on any internet connected device.

Check email?



Not today.

. . . → Read More: Bored with the internet

I Stand Between My Kids and Trouble

Y’all are just gonna have to forgive any grammatical or typographical errors in this post.

Robbery not allowed (Photo credit: Arenamontanus)

I am just so steamed up that my mind is going faster than my fingers can type.

I do not live in the the best neighborhood to begin with.

Yet, I have lived here 10 years ad had nary a . . . → Read More: I Stand Between My Kids and Trouble