EXCUSE THE TYPO I HAVE #twitterfingers ‼️
When are we going to wake up and take action. Don't be SHEEP!!!!! How many of us have to die. Not just police brutality people. I never thought we would be going backwards. Some of you are too young to remember but I grew up being afraid of dying in a nuclear war, having bomb drills where we had to hide under our desks at school like that was going to protect us... and EXTREMELY aware of the fact that I was a black female at a major disadvantage in AmeriKKKa. I never thought my own child would witness the very same things. ‼️😡💔 #charlottesville #boycottnfl #colinkaepernick
This was the best birthday I've had in many years. 24Karat Magic!
I had brunch with my Mom, Dad, Brother & my Best Baby on Saturday on the water in Dumbo. Then dinner last night in LA with #REALFRIENDS (because like 85% of my friends have moved to LalaLand 🌴🌞) altho a few key ppl were missing (Gwen, Sasha, James, Omar, BK, Ryan 🤔, Walter 🤔🤔, Newal😔and a few special others, or couldn't stay cause I was like 45mins late Ericka (sorry) 🤷🏽♀️🤣😍but I'm grateful you came & I got to see you) but the love was felt all day. I used to make a big deal about my birthday. Extravagant trips with friends or a party or a big dinner something to celebrate life...but as I've gotten older I forgot how to really enjoy myself & had low expectations about the day. I really just wanted it to go by and not have to pretend I was happy & enjoying myself when I wasn't. And even though I did commemorate it, it was more because I had to acknowledge it for other people not because I wanted to. I used to be a loud, boisterous, energetic, life of the party type. No one could dull my shine & I didn't care what people thought. But as I got older, I've constructed my life to the point where I've isolated my world & made it so small that I've felt really alone and spent a lot of time with myself (good and a bad thing I think). But, a little over a year ago I decided to come out of my little 🦀 shell and be more social with the people I love AND strangers. (I'm an empty nester now 😱😭🤗💃🏽so I'm embracing it!). It has been extremely rewarding to develop relationships with NEW people or get to know ppl I've known for years from a distance but never took the time to learn about AND open my ❤️ to new possibilities🤗. I'm still a work in progress though. Intense. Aggressive. Flawed. I'm passionate & loyal to a fault sometimes. Patience is a virtue I'm still trying to figure out. To know me is to love me (OR NOT 🤣). I don't usually write these long passages on IG but...I've cried on my birthday these last few years because I was afraid of getting older and really not happy with myself but today my ❤️ is so full it's about to burst. I really appreciate everything & everyone.
The End. 🤗