By Dominique Mcgee I just can’t take this anymore. I am discouraged, hopeless and alone. I am less than a woman, what is there to live for? I’m dying anyway…….why me? This is what I told myself as I sat on my bathroom floor leaning against my toilet full of bile and blankly staring up at my ceiling at around 8 weeks pregnant with my … Continue reading The Pregnancy Disease: My HG Story
When I first started blogging I wrote for another blog. I was committed, I began with just one post, occasionally, then two posts every single week. I had a schedule and a routine in place. My family knew to give me those hours it took to finish those two writings. I was committed to that task and to that blog. It was my job and … Continue reading How Committed are You to You?
By Nannette Banks I want to be free able to fly at a moment’s notice without detection just take off in the breeze which helps to lift me higher if I trust relax and simply sore… I want to be free Free falling for endless moments knowing the bottom is nearing, yet, pulling up in time… let the knowledge of a bottom not hinder how … Continue reading Lift Off (Poem)
As our Bolder Sister community continues to grow, I often receive invitations to attend events that speak all things BOLD and all things confidence building. Some I can’t attend due to scheduling conflicts. Then there are others, that no matter what else I have going on, I have to say hell yes! Well, Together Live is one of those events. And this time, Bolder Sisters, … Continue reading “Bad Ass Earth Shakers” Sign Me Up! Together Live Comes to Chicago
Hey Bolder Sisters! In my last post I shared all things Chicago Ideas Week. Well, I’m back and this time I’m sharing my experience from one of the most empowering conversations I’ve witnessed in a long time. I attended A Seat at the Table: Finding Equal Footing Through Storytelling, which was held at the Harris Theater. Saying I was blown away by the discussion is a … Continue reading 10 Bold Lessons from Chicago Ideas Week 2017
One thing I pride myself on is my ability to come up with ideas. In fact, if you were to rummage through my work bag or purse, you’re bound to find a small notebook or journal of some sort, filled with ideas. They range from the well thought out, to those random ones that make absolutely no sense to anyone else but me. The truth … Continue reading Chicago Ideas Week 2017 Inspires Bold and Positive Conversations
I’ve always been one of those people who values the art of storytelling. I require every book I read and movie I watch to stir up some sort of emotion within me. Basically, I want to be moved. Whether it’s through tears, laughter, or even sometimes anger, I need those ending credits to role with me in some sort of space that differed from the … Continue reading My Bolder Sister Chat with Director Morgan Dameron on New Film, Different Flowers