Moving Forward in 2020

2020 has proven to be a challenge for everyone. For minorities, parents, children, the elderly, the middle-aged, and the average person. How do you move forward in 2020 when the world around us is on fire? Literally. I am up at nights, restless. My heart aches for those in pain. I am in constant fear […]

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FMLA and Mental Health

I was three months away from graduating with my Master’s Degree and my life was crumbling around me. I couldn’t make it through a shift at work without crying. I couldn’t walk to my desk without feeling like everyone was staring at me. Every conversation around me felt like needles pricking my skin. My legs […]

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Emotional Assistance Animals ASSIST

Roxy is my Emotional Support Animal. An Emotional Support Animal is an Assistance Animal that provides companionship. The Fair Housing Act allows an individual with disabilities certain privileges for Emotional Assistance Animals. These can include the right to housing in ‘no pet housing’ and the ability to have non-refundable pet fees waived. Emotional Assistance Animals […]

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‘Surviving R. Kelly’. Thoughts and My Personal Issues

I finished the documentary Surviving R. Kelly this week in my recent Netflix binges, and it really made me think about a lot of things. In the documentary R. Kelly admits that he was a victim of child sex abuse. The women that are featured on the documentary have a lot of differences, but they […]

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To the Moon and Back: Apt 24

Life doesn’t always run you in circles, but sometimes you find yourself back in the same place you were 14 years ago. In the same apartment… in the same little town- even though you have moved multiple times (even out of state) trying to find your place in this world. 14 years ago, I was […]

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