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OVER ACHIEVER

In #SeveralLayersDeep, Communication, education, Griot, Music, Networking, News, Politics, Science, Video on March 26, 2021 at 6:53 am
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I’m an avid scientist and reader whose interested in exploring the OVER ACHIEVER.
In the veracity of the human spirit, I am a true believer. 

So, let us focus on a couple of highs today, starting with our fight –
against the Coronavirus and saving life.

America was stressed when our death tolls did rise.
Since then, President Biden has governed 100 million vaccinated twice

in less than 100-days that he has been in office.
I’m quite excited about our future and can’t get off of this

headline.
Focusing on the Over Achiever is a favorite of mine.

For as many years as I can recall I have endured teeth grinding melee,
until my Ortho’s overachieving Valedictorian skills were conveyed my way.

Quelling TMJD is not an easy task,
unless you’ve got an over achiever with an extended skill cap.

My orthodontist is a queen; with her exceptional skill, I am ridin.’
She’s about quality of life, much like President Biden.

I once confessed orthodontic concerns and was quite nervous,
regarding whether or not I was going to have to transfer my service

because my TMJD wasn’t yielding to the braces and brackets.
I thought my doc was at wits-end about it – but then she killed that racket.

She is an over achiever who is not one to be “out for the count.”
She stepped up and engineered a plan of resolution to mount.

And I have not been in pain ever since.
My orthodontist is the best and an over achiever, hence,

I wanted to write about it.
When folk expedite my quality of life, It’s my delight to shout it.

Which brings me back to President Biden and the vaccinations,
I’m head-over-heels happy for the veracity of our nation.

Thank you to all of the leaders who lead without question.
I appreciate your science of yield and connection.

As for those who lull in the low,
in the opposite direction – please refrain from suppressing the voter connection

The intentions of your heart do not have to be understood by all,
for karma to find you and cause your status quo to fall.

So, stop it.
Civility is everything; do cop it.

You don’t have to be an over achiever, but gosh darnit it is a good look.
I like a big brain with compassionate game helming the books.

President Biden and my orthodontist are such people.
They are at the top of their game, the apex, the steeple.

How are you standing? What are your values and goals?

I’m Qui

Happy Friday to thee, introspection is good for the soul.

Walk It Out

In Comedy, dance, Griot, Music, Networking, Self Improvement, Video on December 30, 2020 at 4:51 am

Sitting too long isn’t good for you.  I’m a writer and I sit like, “Ooo. Is there any reason to stand and don shoes?”  But sitting too long can yield our postures big blues.

I should know, I have TMJD — so keeping a good balance is good for me.

One should be often about walking to and fro. Several months back, I had Vertigo.

And good balance was not “a working thing” that day. It took more than 12-hours to dissipate.

I felt like I was on a boat – without a doubt. The only thing I wanted to do was “straight-away” Walk It Out.

Have you ever been there, at any point where your body does something unfair?

It happens and it happened.  Resist most urges to pout. — Live in the moment proactively and always: Walk It out.

Chris Rock used to have a joke in reference to resilience; I love him.  He referenced black families walking off disease and applying Robitussin:

It’s Hump Day and I’m feeling it. Good things are coming your way – I’m sending it.  When the video editing is done – I’m rendering it.  Take the day by the horns and insist good be born in it. Alas, when all resolutions are good-to-go, put a pin in it.

Stand still for no one and nothing; move expeditiously to get things done.

I’m Qui

‘gonna Walk It Out with thee – straight into 2021.

I think we’re going to LIKE it:

BRACED

In education, Griot, News, Self Improvement, Video on June 22, 2020 at 7:46 am

 

hug-yourself

Orthodontics is my choice of brace.

I have been “holding it together” for the last 26 months non-stop!
I removed my 2 bicuspids to help out; though at ease — I am not.

Season have changed two times over, from cooler weather to hot —
and I remain in a Griot frame; my ortho treatment is like Hip Hop.

Ligating Braces don’t stop; the process is a revolving one; a song.
I had the choice to break my jaw bones, or commit to braces; go long.

I chose to “go long;” I’m a quarterback on this pass.
However proper my choice, these wires are on my…. ASK

me one thing that I would change if I could?
I’d have researched WHY George Washington’s teeth were made of wood?

I’m sure his manufactured dental set was ‘the best’ in his day/in his hood.
But to chew steak thoroughly — his teeth were probably of no good.

This I’ve always understood, but why have wooden teeth in George’s day?
No one has confirmed his dental churns; though I think he had issues with his TMJ.

I know that I do —
because Carne Asade is difficult chew,

but I get it in.
TMJD is just not my friend.

TMJD is preventable and I am in the process of reverse.
For as much as it pains me to eat — I still have girth.

What good is a TMJ worth, if in fact,
I can’t eat salads and the chips will yield fat?

Why not eat those delicious salads – you ask, after all they are a treat?
My bite is mismatched and is no good for chewing-up green leaves.

Unfortunately,
few leaves ever meet
between my teeth.

Roughage just isn’t big enough.
Chips and cookies yield more bulk

in my mouth.
They also yield to “biological fat pockets” from the south.

I’m 26-months in and braced well, though my teeth are still moving.
Drinking water is a sensitive subject for me; too hot or cold induces drooling.

screaming-lady

Its just room-temperature water, tho…

Drinking cold water feels comparable to biting into ice cream.
But I’m not eating ice cream, I’m just thirsty and restraining a scream.

I’m good. I’m good. My orthodontic work is for a very good cause.
I’m trying to fix the bite of my teeth; the undertaking requires much gall.

I’ve got the gall. I’ve also got strength and on this Monday morning I am thrilled to have you.
I’m Qui
Good morning kinfolk, BRACE yourself for a warmer vibe to come through.

You may not be concerned about your teeth,
but Summer came in the other day and she’s packing heat.

As for me and my teeth… What ever will we do today?
I will hit the home-gym to warm-up & hem the fascia around my TMJ.
I’ll also have several other gadgets on hand to put into play:

Cervical Traction Device for TMJ

I place it on the floor, lay my neck on it and zone out/fall asleep.

RAD Point Release Kit-Myofascial Release Tool Kit

I use the balls to massage my back, neck, shoulders and hands. Click here to see how.

USB Heated Neck Wrap for Pain Relief

Once I’m done releasing myofascial knots in my neck and shoulder I relax it with a heating pad that has auto shut-off in 30 minutes.