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October is Here, Now What?

It’s the first day of the tenth month and I’m just getting back to writing. I can’t really say if it will be consistent. I’m literally struggling and trying to stay above water most days. I’m okay. Truly. It’s a lot with being my busy season, raising Munch on my own, healing and helping him to deal with grief, dating, pre-teen hormones, grieving my dad, supporting my causes and helping him stay on track with this virtual education. The list is exhaustive and not in any particular order. I’m just trying to take it one day at a time.

I miss writing. I miss ya’ll. I’ve been reading a lot. I’ve been praying, exercising and trying to relax. It’s been good for me. I started to relax a little. I’m sure you’ll find this hard to believe but I’m actually a Type A personality. So, this season I’ve found myself in has been too long and I’m just ready to get over it already. But, I’m learning to breathe.

And relax. To follow my heart. To live. To laugh. To love.

One day at a time.

It’s October and I’m wondering when will stuff just stabilize. I’ve told you all that I’m dealing with and then to add the upcoming presidential election, racial injustice and the pandemic I have to admit that I’m on overload. I’ve stopped watching the news. I can’t take it. I just read when I feel up to it. Where we are is disheartening? Ugh! I’m black people. I’m raising a black boy and I’m wondering is this country that I love so much the best place for him to live. Can I live overseas? Can I work overseas? So many questions.

It’s also two of the hardest social issues going on this month. Breast Cancer and Domestic Violence Awareness. Pink and purple. I know people that are fighting breast cancer and that have survived breast cancer. I know domestic violence too. I told you about one of my experiences here: The Effects of Domestic Violence

I’m also encouraging you to vote. If you’re not registered to vote please check your state laws and register to vote. Deadlines are fast approaching.

I know it’s a lot. I’m just learning to adjust my sails and set my goals. This year didn’t really turn out how I would’ve thought but there have been good things. It’s October 1st. It’s time for me to get it together and finish up strong this last quarter. Set some goals and accomplish them. Check something off this dang list because I have stuff to do.

Be blessed loves.

Want to keep in touch? You can find me on social media at the following links: Twitter @mskeeinmd, Facebook page A Thomas Point of View and my Instagram page @mskeeinmd.

11 comments

  1. Continue to be gentle with yourself. Anyone of those things would be hard to deal with but all together? Over whelming. Hope each day gets a bit better and brighter for you and your son!

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    1. Thank you so much. I’m trying. It’s a lot. But, it gets overwhelming. I’m remembering to breathe, pray and meditate. I want to get back to writing because it is therapeutic for me.

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  2. Yay! Looks like we are BOTH back after a silent pause. I get the overwhelm. Totally! Been mired in it myself lol but like you say, one day at a time. Breathe, keep meditating and praying. The Universe is listening and so are we…so write on lovely one! Nice to see you again. Both of you stay safe. ❤

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      1. That’s an answer too long to write about here lol. Short version? Meh…lol. But I’m writing again so there’s that! Missed you too Tikeetha. Nice to have us both back. ❤

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  3. Aww I’m sending you love and hugs. I know we are all struggling but as a black woman, especially a mother to a black son, I can’t imagine your fears on top of the day to day. I have taken a few years off and I’m starting to get back to blogging. Keep writing! Its therapy! I found that writing letters to my dad after he passed away really helped me through my grief. I didn’t realize it until much later. It’s the hardest thing I’ve ever had to face. So like I said, sending lots of love and love your way. Just breathe. You got this!

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