Melanin Monroe. ⋅

If you won't judge my du-rag, I won't judge your red flag.

Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over, she became a butterfly.

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October 09, 2017

Know what sucks? in My Life

Having your car repossessed while at work, 1 week after your Grandma passes away. Guess imma have to whore myself out to get my car back. J/k. Sort of.


Yesterday, I faced one of the hardest parts, I think. My cousin came over. Yes, that one. He came in, spoke to a few people, then came to the chair I was sitting on with my Mom. For the record,...


Just need prayers. She passed this morning. It’s very hard to deal with this, especially since we’re different religions.


September 29, 2017

Plz pray. in My Life

My Nannie is actively dying. Plz pray she goes peacefully. And, I know how selfish this sounds, but plz pray I don’t lose my mind over this and the decisions we have to make in the coming days/...


September 21, 2017

Growth. in My Life

I don’t remember where I left off. First of all, I want to say thanks for all the love and support I’ve received while I was going through my issues. You have no idea how much it means to have ...


September 09, 2017

Happy. in My Life

I’m in Manhattan right now. I’m so happy. I’m so glad I got treatment.


September 04, 2017

Back to work tomorrow. in My Life

I haven’t been to work since 8/10, the day before I was hospitalized. Overall, I’m excited to get back into working. Since the day program ended, my days lack structure, which I need. I am ner...


August 30, 2017

Hypochondriac. in My Life

Two new things with me: 1) I am in the process of being diagnosed with Bipolar 2, and 2) I need to be tested for lupus. 1) In the hospital, the doctor wanted to rule out bipolar 2. It’s hard to...


August 28, 2017

Day Program in My Life

At first, I resisted. I thought it would be like the hospital, where I couldn’t have my phone, couldn’t have shoes with strings, strange people walking around opening their robes, finding random ...


Time is getting away from me, so I’d better jot this down before I forget even more. Saturday was a better day. I actually got out of bed at breakfast, ate, showered, and did my laundry. I was ...


August 20, 2017

Friday in My Life

So, when I woke up for Friday morning, I had a roommate. We woke up for breakfast, but I didn’t eat. My doctor talked to me, then I had a court hearing inside of the hospital. They basically s...


August 20, 2017

Total acceptance. in My Life

Have you ever been in a room full of people who understand you? This is why I’m loving my day program. Most people think I’m crazy, these people ‘get it’. Example: “I’m so indecisive that it tak...


August 20, 2017

The Hospital. in My Life

So, aster the crisis counselor said I needed to be admitted, he called around looking for beds. He told me he wasn’t even going to consider sending me to the hospital I work for. I thanked him ...


August 16, 2017

Some details. in My Life

Last weekend, my Mom and sister were convinced I was on drugs. I was stuttering a lot, and sometimes i’d look like i was lost. I stopped taking my venlafaxine bc i was tired of the drug accusat...


August 15, 2017

Untitled in Daddy issues.

I did something real stupid. Ended up in the hospital, now I’m getting help for my issues. I’m so glad.


The bitch who killed my cousin, killed himself today. Also, I’m hearing rumors that he killed her bc the baby wasn’t his, but his friends. If anyone says that directly to me, I’m slicing throats....


June 22, 2017

Shock. in My Life

My cousin, Jawanda, was killed today. She has little kids and was pregnant with another. Her child’s father killed her in front of her mother and daughter. She’d filed multiple charges against h...


June 11, 2017

Might as well. in My Life

I’m in my way home from the beach. Might as well write, while I’m riding bitch with my sisters boyfriend driving. Tomorrow is my late day at work. This one particular doctor schedules patients u...


June 09, 2017

Happy. in My Life

My sister is 13 weeks today. She went to the doctor, and found out it’s a boy. I didn’t even know you could find out this early. I’m soooooooo ooooooooo oooooooo happy he’s healthy.


May 28, 2017

I'm angry. in My Life

So, when my cousin was killed, it was just ‘another dead nigga’ But when a cop gets killed, as is a risk of his job, they set up a mobile command center, cops come from several counties, and the...


May 18, 2017

Happy tears. in My Life

Yesterday, my family went through hell and hot water. But we had an awesome lawyer, and the custody battle is almost over. JoJo will be in Aunties arms this weekend.


8 years ago, today, my cousin was shot and killed. 6 years ago, on the 28th, my Grandpa passed. 2 years ago, also on the 28th, my aunt passed. Easter Sunday, my sister presented me with two po...


March 20, 2017

Still... in My Life

My kid would have been 5 today. I wrote this earlier, then deleted it. For a brief period of time, I had a kid. And s/he’d be 5 right now. And, even though I never met him/her, I miss him/her.


March 15, 2017

Back to work. in My Life

I studied my butt off, passed the CMA exam, and clock back in tomorrow. I feel so blessed.


March 07, 2017

Love at first sight. in My Life

Last week, my sister’s boyfriend found out he has a baby. Today, the baby’s mother let the baby go with his father. He brought the baby here. I fell in love immediately. He’s sooooooo cute. He’...


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