Nail Polish

So last month I did a post on Gel Nail Polish and despite it being nice and "safer" than the acrylic or gel powder, I have decided to give it a break.  I really think that the UV light that was being used was making my nails really weak. Now I am just experimenting with color on my natural nails and keeping it as short as possible.  That was a problem I had in the past, when my nails grew,…

Coping with Sickle Cell Pain

Although this is breast cancer awareness month and I promised to talk a little more about Sickle Cell in my previous posting and I got side tracked and didn’t.  So here goes some additional information for people that may not be aware or just a reminder to others. Sickle Cell Anemia, is a lifelong disease but it is something that you can live with if you know how to handle it.  It is very important if one find a way…

Coloring Locs

So this past weekend, I decided to color my locs black.  I have never seen my hair black, so I didn’t know what to expect.  My hair has always been light brown as far back as I can remember; my Lucian folks would even go far as saying I had shabin hair, lol.  But I wanted to embrace it before I get back that itch to cut it or comb it out so I thought maybe another color would help…

Miami Carnival Review 2011

(Just adding content to my blog, this is an old review of last year carnival) This year Miami Carnival has certainly been different, from the costume collection down to the weather.  Last year after a dismal stage crossing with Party People, I still decided to give them another chance this year and I played with them again, only of course to face another dismal crossing of the stage. I understand all revelers want to cross the stage, but when you have…