Late on a Tuesday night in 2008, I hugged my crying parents and then-13 year old sister as we realized the United States had – somehow – elected a black man as president. Our very first: Barack Obama. My dad called his family and friends in Chicago, and I heard him say “We did it,”… Continue reading my president was black
Sorry I’ve been gone so long! I’ve been lazy nursing a cold! But before I Netflix the day away in bed, let me give you some of my favorite, healthy, natural remedies that I eat and drink while I’m under the weather. Superfood Smoothie Good for both colds and tummy troubles. I add a cup… Continue reading Cold Care
Yesterday I went grocery shopping in preparation for my January 5th start date to my food-related resolutions. For whatever reason, the grocery store is my happy place. There’s a Trader Joe’s super close to where I live, so I do a lot of shopping there. I got everything I needed for a week or so… Continue reading lunch on day 1: a lesson on improvising
Happy New Year! One of my New Years Resolutions is to be kinder to my body, so in part that means fueling it with foods that are healthy and won’t exacerbate my PCOS. So I have made a plan that will include breakfast, lunch, dinner, and things to eat and drink in between meals. Additionally, I… Continue reading looking for a healthy meal plan?
I know some people, without fail, look to the start of a new year with renewed hope and positivity….and then some of us are pessimists. Not only did 2016 totally suck for me, but I don’t see it getting better in 2017. But I get it: people want to start afresh at the top of… Continue reading blueprint for 2017
My name is Bri. Brianna for long. Miss Meeks if you’re nasty. (Can I hop/skip/jump from Jay Z to Janet Jackson allusions like that? Like who’s actually with me? Sorry, unnecessary aside aside, let’s get back to the task at hand) I write — it’s all I’ve ever wanted to do. My writing takes various forms,… Continue reading allow me to reintroduce myself