TOASTING RESPONSIBLY 101 (RANT)

If I had a thousand dollars…

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No Children Allowed

There is a secret part of me. The one who shines her teeth when people state their future plans for my womb, that immediately thinks to herself, “God forbid!” But I started seriously thinking about it this year. And so I decided to compile this list. Thank me later. 1. Ain’t nobody gon wake you…

How to stay friends after a breakup, pt. 4

The light streaming from the windows woke Nnenna.  Turning her head from left to right, her first impression was confirmed. She was in the hospital. A frisson of alarm raced up her spine as she her eyes met those of someone else . A second glance quickly confirmed that the someone was in fact a…

Right Decisions

I’m back! ************************************************************************ The cold draft coming from the huge decorative windows of the banquet hall made Nkiru regret, for the briefest moment, wearing her new strapless, sleeveless gown. Shivering a bit, she looked around for a moment, assessing her fellow revellers. Turning, her eyes connected for the briefest second with the bluish- gray ones…

Touch My Heart. I Dare You

Hi people. Uju here, talking about… stuff, ***************************************** Remember Primary School? (presuming that none of you are still there). In primary school, there was always a wave created by any person who had a good handwriting. Most of us had only just begun to write, thus anyone whose handwriting was great must have inherited it…

Announcement: Vacation Time

This blog is mine and I make no excuses. But I’m tired of blogging (for now). So, as was done on The Patterned Plate, an amazing blog I follow regularly, I’m handing this blog to my presumed doppelgänger-  The Mythical Uju. So for the month of November, this young woman will be your host at…

MY LIFE IS NOT AS BAD AS IT SEEMS, HALLELUJAH!

As I’ve stated before, I’m a total insomniac. And my streak- the days where I fell asleep without any help or prodding, seems to be over. Cry for me, if you can spare the tears. Anyway, I generally don’t like distinguishing between my followers but it recently astounded me that the person who was a…

7 hours of Shut- Eye: An Insomniac’s How-To

Everything you need to know about Insomnia as a disorder, you’ll find on Wikipedia (donate to those people when they ask, okay? They’re doing a fantastic job. For free!). Well back to me. Currently, I’m trying to write a project , in my room. Obviously my bed is here, all ready to receive my not-so-fatigued body if…

Wasted Grief

This post is dedicated to all the victims of grief. P.s- when you feel that you have no where else to go, Please turn to your Bibles. It helps. More than you can ever imagine. Specifically to Jeremiah 29:11. Ok? And try not to alienate yourself from your family and friends. They may not know what to say or…