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About visAbleblackwoman

Making Black Women’s stories visible to preserve our legacies.

Perimenopause Paper 2B: Sleep Magick Rituals

A good night’s sleep is the foundation to a great life. Just think about the last time you had a beautiful night’s rest and how your life felt the next day. A restful night is everything. One of the side … Continue reading

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Perimenopause Paper 2: The Rhythm of Sleep

Circadian rhythm is the 24 hour inter clock that runs in the the brain’s background and cycles between consciousness and rest. What happens when we’re thrown off that rhythm? Continue reading

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Perimenopause Papers 1B: Full Moon in Pisces…I bleed

What if, our menstrual cycles were the blueprint to organize our lives? Continue reading

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Perimenopause Papers 1: Yes. You’re in Perimenopause!!

Daytona Beach Florida- 2016 (46) “I reject your assumption.” I said as I closed my legs and sat up out of the stirrups. The nurse practitioner at Planned Parenthood looked at me blankly. “Well, you’re 46 so you are feeling … Continue reading

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Slow Food Vegan Again

I became a vegetarian back in 1998 after a bout with Bell’s Palsy. Long story short, I was running myself ragged, first year in NYC my acting career was going well and I was enjoying all that NYC has to … Continue reading

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Let go of “Riding the Busy” and connect to…Joy.

I recently went to one of my favorite meditation teachers, Kadam Morten, who led a meditation class on success. “In New York City,” he began, “ our greeting card is success. The first question asked when most people first meet … Continue reading

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Attn: Black Women…Fill. Up. Your. Cup.

I’m noticing a trend on social media. Young “woke” Black Women are going viral. Young Black Women are getting book deals and being featured on magazine covers. Young Black Women are getting paid to by white women to educate white … Continue reading

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I love My family, and am so grateful for my smother.

I’m the youngest of 3. In the photo Mom holds me in her arms. My parents were a team. Daddy worked and went to night school to get his degree when he retired from the military. Ma managed the house … Continue reading

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The Courage to Walk Away

(For clarity on identity, I am a cis- gendered straight woman. In this blog when I refer to “women” I’m referring to cis-gendered straight women dealing with cis-gendered straight men) I’m not a fan of reality TV and don’t watch … Continue reading

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Movie Review: A Star Is Born.

‘Tis the season for SAG/AFTRA members to vote for the SAG/AFTRA awards! The first screener I watched was Bradley Cooper’s A Star Is Born. Bradley Cooper co-wrote, produced, directed and acted in the movie and, I must say he did … Continue reading

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