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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5 days ago

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’...

March 06, 2017

Advice needed plz. in My Life

Friends, If you needed $1,200, and you have bad credit, what would you do? My family doesn’t have the money. I don’t want to do a GoFundMe. I need the money all at one time., immediately. Wha...

March 05, 2017

Gonna cry. in My Life

So, I just learned that my CMA certification expired. I can’t work without it. I either have to take the test again, or do it through CEUs. I paid to take the test ($300). What I didn’t reali...

Sorry I never got to that phto entry. I think about it every day, but I’m not in a good place. I’ve been sleeping a lot. That’s all I want to do. Work, sleep, repeat. They upped my Lexapro, I...

January 25, 2017

Questions Answered! in My Life

What do you want to accomplish in life? I want to make a difference in this world I’m in. I want to make people happy. I want to instill confidence in people who otherwise wouldn’t have self-c...

January 25, 2017

Can you see it?!? in My Life

I haven’t posted pictures in so long, I’m not sure if I even remember how! I’m trying to answer all your questions and photo requests, but I need to know if this works. So, if you can see any o...

January 24, 2017

One last opportunity! in My Life

If you have questions, ask away! If you want photos, request away! I didn’t get to it this weekend, because we went to North Carolina for the second time in as many weekends on Saturday. Four h...

Hey bad hombres and nasty women! I just wanted to give another opportunity to ask me anything or request photos. I’m pretty much an open book, don’t be shy! Anyway, I think I’m turning into a b...

At my job, there’s a website where you can buy laptops, tablets, TVs, tabletsand desktop computers. It comes out of your paycheck over the course of however many weeks you choose. I really need...

January 10, 2017

I miss you. in My Life

Monday was a bad day. I missed my Grandma so much. Fortunately, I was home, because I refused to drive up my icy hilly neighborhood. Tuesday, I had a doctors appointment at my job. I saw the nur...

1) a bedbug appears on my desk while I’m checking in a patient (this is the third day in a row our clinic had had bed bugs). 2) had a bad patient fall today. A. Bad. One. 3) the fall wasn’t han...

December 30, 2016

Peace. Prison. And LOVE!!! in My Life

For some reason, Ive felt very peaceful this week. Like, I haven’t really cried all week. I just feel like my Grandma is with me, helping me through this. Wow. Writing that did choke me up. I mi...

December 25, 2016

Going thru the motions. in My Life

My Grandma was the light of my life. My soft spot. My strength. I always had the motto that as long as she’s ok, I can be ok. Now, she’s at perfect peace. No more COPD. No more gout. No more su...

December 18, 2016

Please pray. in Prayers.

My Grandma got her wings today.

December 15, 2016

Ughhhh in Fried eggs.

So, I was unable to work for the past 2.5 days. At first, I thought they left a stitch in me. Turns out, it’s a dissolvable stitch. The doctor who saw me (not the one who’s been following me) sai...

December 11, 2016

There's a difference. in Fried eggs.

I go to the dentist, and they leave me in stitches, because my dentist is a clown. I go to the surgeon and he leaves a stitch inside of me. That’s why this one spot has been hurting so bad for s...

Today, I needed to go to the store. I was in a funky mood, because my dad was being a jerk. When I was parking, I saw a young man getting his very cute toddler daughter out of the car. It reminde...

I’ve never been so confused in my life. I need to sit and write about everything. Typing on a phone gets to be irritating My boobs hurt. And I’m out of pain medicine. Took some NSAIDS and I shi...

November 28, 2016

2 surgeries in 2 weeks. in My Life

Wednesday evening, I had a horrible toothache in my upper first molar. I took some pain meds and was still feeling pain. Every time I ate on that tooth, I wAnted to go through the roof. Today, I...

November 24, 2016

Caregiver burden... in My Life

Today, I was asked to go to my Nannys. They need someone to care for her basically all day. I was told that my rent would be waived for 2 months. I can’t do it. My other Grandma is here, sick. I...

November 23, 2016

Praying for peace. in My Life

My grandma told me she wants to see Jesus soon. I just asked that when she gets there, she watches over me. Idk what I’m gonna do without her.

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