Get Over Your Fear of Heights

  • Lexcee
  • September 6, 2021
  • 4 min read

How many of you cower in the corner when you are pushed into places and positions that make you more visible and accessible to the public? How many of you dread being in the spotlight? How many of you would play the background for the rest of your life to avoid any unwanted attention? If […]

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Oh, 2020!

  • Lexcee
  • December 31, 2020
  • 5 min read

Ask anybody in the entire world and I doubt that they would disagree that 2020 has been a year for the record books. Covid-19 came in and sat down like the unliked and uninvited next door neighbor who smelled our 2020 ambition on the grill and doused our flames with its foolery! When I see […]

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Night in Armor

  • Lexcee
  • December 23, 2020
  • 3 min read

My daughter is a little older now, and our conversations have deepened from the once shallow waters we once waded. Just recently, we had a heart to heart, woman to young woman. We talked about life, school and men, and somehow it ventured into all three. As I tried to guide her, I shared some […]

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Cleaning My Closet & My Life

  • Lexcee
  • November 29, 2020
  • 5 min read

Mess was everywhere! Things were stuffed, tucked and smashed into corners. My closet was swollen, about to burst like the mouths of hungry squirrels storing too many nuts in their cheeks. I was tripping over shoes, and constantly being pummeled under a falling volcano of folded sweatshirts or tumbling shoe boxes. This weekend, I decided that I had had enough. Some things had to go.

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Girl, what do “YOU” need?

  • Lexcee
  • October 3, 2020
  • 3 min read

I fumbled into a body breakdown this week. Exhaustion tackled me like a pro linebacker and laid me flat on my back, and it gave me brief moment to consider the why. Currently, I am in graduate school, but I’m also working full time as a specialist, and also doing an administrative internship, and also […]

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The Dirty Word: Therapy

  • Lexcee
  • September 19, 2020
  • 3 min read

Sometimes the blows in life come at you fast – faster than speeding bullets, subways and St. Bernards. They chase you down, run you over and what do we do? We get back up. I’ve come to realize that I have survived all the things that could bring a woman low: abusive relationships, death of […]

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Naked and Black

  • Lexcee
  • August 29, 2020
  • 4 min read

I got naked. I just took it all off and walked straight into my office as bare as I could be. No fake nails. No pedicure. No perm. I denounced it all, if only but for this moment in time where I am learning to love myself so that others learn how to love me […]

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Reframing Rejection

  • Lexcee
  • August 22, 2020
  • 4 min read

I’ve dealt with rejection all of my life, and while it often leaves a bitter aftertaste in my mouth; somehow, I have managed to keep it from turning my heart tart. We’ve all seen it depicted in film. There’s a group of kids huddled up in a circle, and one kid is left jumping on […]

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Mrs. Ma! and Me

  • Lexcee
  • August 15, 2020
  • 4 min read

Even though I am a wife (Mrs.) and mom (affectionally called Ma!), I am not void of me. Before I was ever those other things, I was first me, and throughout the years, “me” got lost in the shuffle of football games, cheer meets, awards days, fixing Sunday dinners, and laboring over the mountainous glob […]

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