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World Heart Day- Is this the face of heart disease?

World Heart Day- Is this the face of heart disease?
Trials and tribulations of high blood pressure.

COVID-19: A Different Perspective, What Becomes of the Laboring, Sick, Shut-in, and Bereaved?

COVID-19: A Different Perspective, What Becomes of the Laboring, Sick, Shut-in, and Bereaved?
COVID-19 is here to stay for a while, and with each new day, it seems new local, state, and national records for the highest number of cases and de...

I Didn't Sign Up For This

First and foremost, I want to thank all the essential workers: healthcare, hospital, and non-healthcare alike. I hope you are safe and do not contr...

Without Proper Self-Care, You Can’t Provide Your Best Care

Knowing when self-care is more important than providing patient care.

Put Some RESPECT on Our Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Put Some RESPECT on Our Historically Black Colleges and Universities
I am a proud Historically Black College and University (HBCU) graduate, daughter of HBCU graduates, and family and friend to many an HBCU graduate....

Knowledge Is Power And A Curse and A Blessing

Knowledge Is Power And A Curse and A Blessing
I wholeheartedly believe knowledge is power, and I have benefited from being taught at some of the best schools at all points of my life. However, ...

Breaking Up Is Hard To Do

Breaking Up Is Hard To Do
The angst of breaking up with a business.

Eczema: A Day in the Life

Disclaimer: Don't feel bad or pity me.  I live a great life, but some times this Eczema gets on my last nerve, so I thought I'd write it out.  To s...

Healers and Biases: Biases Exists, Stop Pretending They Don't.

I am a nurse who belongs to various social media nurse groups.  Twice, in a matter of ten days, in two different nursing groups, I have seen, what I can only describe as willful ignorance regarding the Black maternal and infant morbidity and mortality public health crisis.  This ignorance is disheartening and disturbing, but ultimately, not surprising.

Real Talk: Some of us healers need to check our biases

Real Talk: Some of us healers need to check our biases
Healers need to check their biases.

I don't care about R. Kelly. I care about his victims of abuse and others like them.

A lot of people are talking about the R. Kelly documentary. I have not seen any of it and do not plan to.  What does bother and concern me is the a...

Healthy Monday’s

Good Morning! Hope everyone had a good weekend. Monday’s are a day for new beginnings. It’s a day you can use as a reset button.  There’s even a pu...