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Week 3. EATING CLEAN

In Communication, fitness, Griot, Networking, News, Self Improvement, weightloss on September 14, 2016 at 5:07 am

healthy-living-emojiWell I’m 3-weeks into my 2nd round of clean eating in 12-months. The first time I did it for 11-weeks, dedicating 6 of those weeks to abosolutely no carbs, sugar or fat IN ANY FORM. Stevia is my friend. The remainder weeks I slowly reintroduced foods back into my diet that I like, but I was acutely aware of the fat grams in each. If it’s full of fat, I won’t eat it because I’m training my body to digest the necessaries and very little of the unnecessary. Post my 11-week clean eating run I was 30 pounds down. I lost an additional 3-5 pounds over the last 9-months that allowed me easy fluctuation during PMS. In other words, I haven’t regained the weight back, not even during PMS. Yay!!!!

So why am I doing it again? EATING CLEAN
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Honestly, there’s absolutely no feeling like it. The clarity of mind reminds me of my teen years. The ease of control over my emotions is amazing. I laugh more. I’m conscientious, more (I don’t know if you consider that a plus – but I actually do. 🙂 ). Also the change in my physique is amazing to the point that it’s almost hard to believe IT’S MINE. I mean, I had been a size 12-14 all of my parenting life (since having children) and I have tried every fad diet, fitness treadmill, boot camp in-the-park regimens and OTC weight loss aids on the market and not ever did I achieve such success.

In fact, I thought losing weight or trying to adopt a new “diet” to change my body after 40 would nearly be impossible because most of my elders were pudgy. And when I say “my elders” I don’t mean in my family, but in the work place, my neighbors… you know, the people that are older than you, regardless of their race who seem to have retained more mass space as they got older – or so they tell me. Not only did I believe them, I saw it happening to my own waistline, and couldn’t explain it. My Mom calls it “the middle-age spread.” I am happy to report my dress size is comfortably an 8-10. It has returned to what it was before I had children. Well, actually I was a size 7 before children. Not sure I won’t to be that small again. I kind of like these curves.

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Click the image for the RECIPE to make these YEAST ROLLS

Sweet on Bread.
I won’t lie BREAD is the culprit. I love bread with or without butter or meat. Carbs have been with me through some of my most difficult times in life. Oh! You don’t know chocolate chip cookies like I know chocolate chip cookies or even chocolate – for that matter. Ours is a special love. My guy and I have been together since high school. He used to bring me chocolates on every visit and I would happily accept. Heck, I expected it, looked forward to it and probably would have had an attitude, had he not. 🙂 Anywho, we’ve been together well over 2 decades now and he was stuck in a sweet groove with me. The chocolates were weekly, if not daily until 11 months ago. I quit cold turkey October 29, 2015 — 2 days before HALLOWEEN. I quit for 11-weeks. I have since put my hand (not hands) back into the cookie jar and the candy good bag, but consciously. 2 Oreos instead of a row and now I take all day to eat a stick of ROLO’s instead of consuming them all in one sitting (60-120 seconds). The changes seems elementary, but it is little changes like these – that has kept the weight off. However, today, I am eating clean and on week 3 – so there will be no cookies or candy, in fact, there are no carbs, sugar or fat (not even to cook with) and I will be in this mode for another week or 2. I’ve gotta tell ya’ I feel great! This feeling of good health and sound sleep is better than any desert I could chuck down in a minute or so. This feeling, to me, is far more addictive. Wooo! Good morning!

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Click the image for a delicious LOW CAL Pan Seared Shrimp recipe.

Shrimp before bed.
It’s not a great dietary idea, but I have been a bit hungry before bed over the last two days and was quick to pan sear shrimp and consume it. I don’t recommend eating and going to sleep, but if you are faced with hunger pangs that make you think of cheeseburgers and chicken nuggets;  if you are able to identify a call for protein – CONSUME IT – the protein. If  you don’t… well I don’t want to think of the fast food alternatives that may take its place and quickly. The last time I went on a clean eating journey eating unlimited strawberries did the trick when I was hungry before bed and I’m still using strawberries as a goto “suffice hunger” food, however, the last two nights have been protein specific. I’m hear to report that my shedding of fat ounces continued still. I have not gained one pound over the last two days. Woo! Ounces add up! 11 pieces of pan seared shrimp is only 70 calories and yields like, 1 gram of fat — YOU FEEL ME?

The Take Away.
Beyond shedding unwanted pounds naturally, looking better in my clothes and understanding how to use food to help and even heal my body I also found this insightful write up I thought I’d share with you: CHANGING THE SIZE OF YOUR STOMACH. It’s a piece about whether or not changing your diet and eating habits will shrink or enlarge your stomach. My personal weigh-in on the topic is light, 😉 but I’m going to say that my stomach has shrunk a bit. Quite a bit. I just don’t eat like I used to 11-months ago and I’m HAPPY WITH IT. I am full faster and again, I am 30 pounds lighter. Now, I’m no doctor but I do think that a GREAT PART of my diet and fitness success is knowledge. The difference between my dieting in the past and my dieting now is I understand food. I finally understand what happens once food goes in and how the breakdown is distributed. I’m not interested in eating chocolate every night anymore, mostly because I simply don’t crave it like that and when I’m not eating clean, I do indulge seldom. Halloween is coming bags of candy will be purchased by me to hand out and while I won’t be eating clean, I am mindful not to keep too much in my own hand lest it lead to my mouth. lol!
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I’m 6-pounds down and that’s great too!
I’m working out – like an elliptical-machine-lovin’ youth. 😉

I eat a lot of ruffage, because it keeps me full.
I make my own fat-free dressing – that over-the-counter stuff is bull.

Need a good fat free homemade recipe to get you through?
Look online, any recipe other than one you buy will do!

Be encouraged – because I mean business.
Eating Clean is for us all, YOU CAN DO THIS.

I’ve got your back – meet me in fitness ally.
The ounces will fall off without cost
You’ll be overwhelmed at keeping tally.

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Eating Clean is easy if you say it is.
Your body wants it, your mind enables ‘the biz!’

Say it, research it and craft supportive help (links) before you even start.
The food from the garden is good for your mind, your spirit and heart.

I’m no nutritionist, but I’m feeling fitter with every meal,
I’m Qui
HUMP THIS from me: Research #CleanEating and find your appeal.

You COMPLETELY Deserve It.

Eating clean omits bathroom scene…

In Comedy, Communication, Griot, News, Self Improvement on November 23, 2015 at 7:17 am

scene-omissionOh my goodness gracious child, the weekend was great!
I had a lot of steak on my health conscious plate.

I’ve run into an issue on my clean eating diet,
I  add no fat or oils – my system is stoically quiet.

Not quite the potpourri riot one would think – poo is very necessary.
And to eat so well and have no potty spell can be a little scary.

Oh my goodness gracious child, are we talking about poo?
Yes honey love – this is what grown folks do. 😀

It’s not a party topic – not really.
But to act like you don’t do it – is to be bloated with silly.

Any who when you don’t poo, sometimes your body needs a kick start.
A big juicy sirloin steak is considered choice smart.

It invigorates your body to start working internally to process it through
and within a few hours you’ll be well to take a potty spell and do what you do.

Or so I have read.
I ate the steak. I have been fed.

I’m down 20 pounds since my kid went off to school.
It’s easy to forfeit fast food – no pressure to be cool

when you don’t have a skinny-mini teen riding shotgun.
I miss her like crazy but eating clean is so much fun.

Even though poo has eluded me for days now
my weight is down 4 pounds (in a week) anyhow.

You do the math. I don’t understand at all.
To write about it, and not be shy about it? Yes I have the gall.

You know I am family to y’all and I endeavor to keep it real.
Eating organic meats and fresh raw green leaves seems to be my fit niche deal.

I’m loving the way my body feels and I’m pushing to make it better.
I know it’s time to put on a sweater, still I’m looking forward to Spring weather.

And so we are days away from that holiday of thanks
I’ll be heading up dinner, I’m the female with rank.

The kid will come and will likely invited friends.
I’ll be the cutie in heels cooking cornish hens.

But we shan’t eat a thing until we pay the “sweat cost”
of running early in the morning in the Gilbert Turkey Trot.

It’s going down.
I’m ready to pound the 5K ground.

After such run we will come home, eat, watch a movie or go shopping.
I’m Qui
And I won’t stop until I cop a way to re-insert that bathroom scene.

Cleaning Up

In Communication, Griot, Self Improvement, weightloss on January 27, 2017 at 3:53 am

cleaning-mop-mickeyOkay, the days are coming and going fast
I’m always in search of something “to last.”

Perhaps a lovely moment I don’t want to pass
I want to #DoIT slow, #EatClean and #BurnFat.

So I’m doing that! Today is (again) day one.
Holiday eating was good, the endless cookies were fun.

But this arse of mine – in width needs to run.
The junk food and I, again have reached DONE.

We all have a relationship with food and it is a give and take.
You can have it deep fried, freeze dried, pan seared or baked.

Pan seared and baked are better options as Spring is set to arrive.
So knowing there’ll be more of my skin showing I’ll do this right.

No fat, no sugar and absolutely no carbs.
My thoughts: focused. My help from the Lord.

Good health is a detoxers reward.
Eating clean isn’t easy – nor is it too hard.

In 2014 I dropped 30 pounds from just dropping fast food.
I’ve enjoyed a drive thru or two since then and find myself in the mood

To detox again, though I’ve gained nothing on the lost 30.
I’m eating clean again because Oct-Dec doc’d me eating dirty.

Today is Day 1. of my 2017 clean up.
Care to join me in the detox cut?

Care to shape up your gut and your butt?
Go clean, no candy, cakes or ice cream – Give it up!

Yep, #ScrewIt, let’s do it. Let’s polish up for Spring with no rut,
I’m Qui
Looking for a finer she – I’m committed to Cleaning Up.

Hand me that lettuce….

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Usher yourself into it.

Pray, Eat, Play – Sunday

In Communication, Griot, Self Improvement on October 8, 2017 at 10:00 am

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After six days of hump we rest on the seventh.
We pay homage to God; we focus on heaven.

Some do it at the church house some do it via streaming feed.
There are so many venues sewing the divine seed

On Sunday.
If you’re an NFL fan – it’s a bonus fun day.

I’ve got that die-hard blue and silver bleed.
The Dallas Cowboys are my NFL lead.

Rest is tops on my agenda so I won’t get too riled up.
I’ve got a nourishing dinner to cook; a kitchen to smell-up.

I’ll sip proseco as I go to and fro the stove.
I’m cooking pan seared trout, green beans and carrots – no rolls.

I don’t want my dinner guest to leave “on swoll,” — so we’re eating clean.
It’s okay to fish fry and do collard green – but we’re going lean.

Are you in?
My pan seared trout will make you grin.
Make you call grandmama and ask her if we’re kin. 😂

Let’s just kick back and chill in our team jerseys and sip our cups of juice.
Let us celebrate life today and with self, make a new truce

To take advantage of rest at every meet of day seven
To also pray and meditate as to not to miss heaven.

Even if “heaven is a a place on earth, “
Use day 7 to retreat from “the girth.”

Don’t look lost. You know your girth.
I’m Qui
Enjoying the Sabbath with thee making new memories – for all that it’s worth.

A MORE Fulfilled MONDAY

In Communication, Griot, Networking, Politics, Self Improvement, Video on September 5, 2016 at 5:09 am

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Good morning
, good morning! Whatever will we chat about?
LIFE is MOVING FAST, we better have a blast
before the lights go out.

Today my desk is full of many posted notes,
but not HOT lucrative leads, mostly of interesting folk.

Relating to people is where I learn the most.
And if you’re not careful, relativity will up and get ‘ghost.
You know?

You gotta “stay-on-it,” YO! You have to
if you intend to be a much more fulfilled you.

Dimensions are added as character is built.
There’s nuggets of gold in the wisdom of passing folk
Please DO TAKE TIME to sift.

That’s what sets us apart from others, what we find in the sift.
Don’t assume that clump is a bump of mud – dust it off, it may be your gift.

How’s your vision? How do you see most unforseen things?
Is that a hunk of metal or is a pile of unpolished rings?

Look a little closer. You must. Therein lies the truth,
It’s that thing that you’ve been missing, that thing that completes you.

Ah! It’s just a suggestion that I’m tossing out in griot say,
but on the real if you give it a moment of thought you may reap

A MORE Fulfilled MONDAY

I’m not gonna go all Donald Trump on ya’ and say “What have you got to lose,”
I’m Qui
Life is full of awesome options, remember to use wisdom on each ‘pick and choose.’

MONDAY is metaphor for NEW START. It is an opportunity.

Thanks for stopping by on this Monday. I appreciate you vibing me.
XOXO.

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GOOD Eating – a FULFILLING Reason

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Please do not confuse GOOD Eating with #CleanEating. The two are on almost on opposite ends of the menu spectrum. GOOD Eating consists of stuff like Texas smoked BBQ, Gumbo, CAJUN SAUSAGE-POTATO SOUP, and the likes. Good eating is the stuff that’s good for your soul. #CleanEating is what I’m doing. This consists of grilled chicken, fish, shrimp or sirloin steak. All pretty great options, but no carbs fat and sugar are allowed. After eating like this for a prolonged period your body almost feels new and this diet by far is the way to go long term. However, there’s still room for GOOD Eating, in moderation.

How are you feeling today on “moderation?” Me, personally, I am still eating clean so I can’t partake in the meal that comes to mind but I’d love to get in the kitchen and whip it up for you. On second thought, it only takes 30-minutes total from prep time to serve. If you’re up for GOOD Eating, this recipe should FULFILL your desire. Pull out your apron and wash your hands. It’s time to get busy.

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GRILL Away on LABOR DAY

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Click the image to enlarge the PHILLY-STYLE STEAK SANDWICH

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HAPPY LABOR DAY! It’s so good to have a day of appreciation for all of your labor. Thinking about firing up the grill today? DO IT. Clean eating demands that I do it  daily. Still good eating. YES!  But isn’t LABOR DAY dubbed ‘the last real grilling holiday,” (not withstanding mandatory tailgating during NFL season)?  So by all means break out the grill and lets get some smoke in the air!

Stumped on the menu? I’ve got your back. The other day I was in the checkout line and picked up a Woman’s World magazine — because I’m a woman and THAT’S what I do — it was chalk full of Labor day grilling recipes. There’s one for Barbequed Spare Ribs, Philly-Style Steak Sandwiches with Grilled Onions and Provolone, Beer Marinated BBQ chicken, Blue Cheese Burgers with Red Wine Onions and Hot Dogs with Avocado Salsa and Sour Cream.

Again, I’m eating clean, so it’ll likely be grilled chicken for moi, but don’t let that stop you. MANGIA!

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Click on any image or recipe to enlarge the view

Jot down HOW TO achieve these:

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With that, I only have three more things to say,
I’m Qui

I love thee and
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News Peruse

In Communication, Griot, News, Self Improvement on January 4, 2016 at 4:54 am

monique-pressley-huffingtonpost-liveWhen it comes to the NEWS that we love to PERUSE – just how much does it cost thee?
First out of the gate, a staple headline page: The accusations on Mr. Cosby.

When women began to come out of every piece of woodwork and out from under every rock
saying Mr. Cosby tried to ‘get all up in their pudding’ – I have to admit, I was shocked.

Why would the JELLO man do that? How much gellin’ can there be?
Or is this another societal pitch to change the good of a mans history?

I don’t mean to sound dismissive, I don’t mean to sound femme insensitive;
but I remember what they said about Michael Jackson and the things they said he did.

Turns out we can’t find one former molested kid with a legal leg to stand up and say
that MJ molested them in that day. Back then ‘twas the trend for the yield of a big payday.

And today many women have come forth to say Mr. Cosby has done the same.
If the man is guilty – charge him in court, tho I’m wary of those seeking fame.

If we fail to heed history it will keep happening to us.
MJ was accused of molestation until his legacy was crushed.

O.J. Simpson is fighting the same. Legacy death is riding his coat tail persistently trying to befriendglen-rogers-killed-nicole-simpson

another black male who wore fame for a spell, only to face a lethal rumored end.

Now back to the begin – I am not saying that Mr. Cosby is innocent. I’m still gathering facts – God bless me.
But I am saying that my judgment is wide open to Defense Atty. Monique Pressley.

She makes a great case, but then again, this ain’t court,
I do believe INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY should remain the peoples sport.

The Affluent teen was given “such grace” and this is – after he mowed down four lives, while driving drunk.
Bill Cosby put in years that should leverage the fears of society wanting to toss his contributions in the trash dump.

After all the Affluent teen put in nothing to help any type of culture.
Still history is showing up to degrade and cut off another good legacy brother.

King Solomon won’t ever live down having several wives of different races…
We’ll never get over black guys reigning in ‘white guy places’.

waka-flocka-believes-bill-cosbyPresident Obama only has one wife and he has been with her for many years.
Infidelity and molestation isn’t his accuse. The blackness of his skin, alone – raises fears.

In the world, race relations have a wickedly short fuse.
I mean not to light a single wick in this News Peruse.

But if we don’t start looking at things differently we lose.
Folks defaming folks is historically something folks like to do.

Don’t join that crew.
There in the balance is the legacy of you.

Don’t jump on to facts — that you haven’t proved.
Don’t jump on and it be proven wrong. Then you look like the fool.

Monique Pressley has something to say. Attorney Pressley is fact reliant.
I do believe I’ll wait for her day in court when she can properly defend her client.

Now all is not lost and not all News Perused is sad,
tell me when you look at this picture, it doesn’t make you laugh:

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Those Jacksons, those Jacksons, they can not be stopped
and for “most hairdo’s at once” – Jermaine can’t be topped.

My goodness, I laughed at this when I read the caption.
I noticed his hairline of paint — good Lord what happened?

Anywho, no one is defaming Jermaine Jackson – his stylist has taken great care
to do whatever it is he has requested them to do with his multi-styled hair.

In fame, style and love — apparently ALL IS FAIR.
If you need a good laugh today, come back and look at Jermaine’s hair. 😀

Last but not least, it’s a new year and with that comes new stuff,
I’m still eating clean and working on getting buff.

I’m still pulling for you if you want to change too,
Hit me up, I’m Qui
Lifestyle Coyote; something like Harriet Tubman Pt. 2.

Mayhem’less Monday

In Communication, fitness, Griot, Networking, News, Politics, Self Improvement, weightloss on November 9, 2015 at 9:29 am

super-hero-womenAnd so all of the weekend long
I remained strong & in my dome.

I watched a little TV & went out a short bit.
I ate so caloric little – I thought I’d have a fit.

Yeah I’m on a health kick but dare I say
I couldn’t even eat my lettuce because of TMJ.

I do say — but that has gone away
and your girl Qui is a skinnier she on this health kick sway.

I’m happy, I’m healthy and out looking for MORE good
So I perused for bright spots via the Internet hood.

And I’m glad that I did – peep what i’ve found –
There’s some nourishing GOOD going on in the Flagstaff town:

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🌀CUPCAKECHIQUE’s article🌀

To read more about it – Click HERE or on the pic,
This is positive proof of NAU’s Project: GIVE.

There’s so much life to live – someone didn’t wake up today
So as hard as you remember to work, please don’t forget your play.

But when it comes to politics – they ain’t playing & it ain’t funny.
Each candidate is on the hustle for top billing, power & money.

Sister Carly Fiorina, Im gonna have to have your back.
Your intelligence more than makes-up-for what your smile may lack.

How dare folks stack like that on your visual reflection???
The hair of Trump? Christies fat rump? I see “uglier” connections.

Your intellect is beautiful and I want to credit you
for the connecting response you gave to Joy on The View.
Ooo!
Yay YOU!

Kick ass & vie swiftly for the head of the class.carly-fiorina
Waters mid-way; how do you see your glass?

Go for it!
You’ve got the GOODS to score it!

I may not share her political views but forget not that WE ARE SISTERS.
You don’t see this topic of nonsense between the political misters.

Let’s get it together ladies if we are to have any kind of sister hood at all.
We love jumping “the new picked-on” – not realizing it’s OUR OWN historical FALL.

hillary-clinton-jimmy-kimmelI feel the same way about Hillary Clinton – why are women in a race to hate on her?
Do unto others as you’d have done unto you… suddenly YOUR OWN LIFE becomes a blur.

Choose not to stand by, respect and understand women? Then choose the same for you.
While women are insulting women, men are winning the race and bidding us adu.

I love a woman who won’t succumb to the poo.
We need more unity between me and you.
XO!!

I think Carly’s response strengthened her stance in dimension.
Also, I’ve got more good to divvy on my new ‘health kick system.’

So I’ve been EATING CLEAN since about June, but more seriously since September.
I have currently lost 15 pounds and am seeing a NEW ME I barely remember.

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I quit all processed foods, I don’t even use canned goods.
I let go of the chocolate candy and became a new girl in this hood.

I feel great and I’m happy. Being good to my body is my play,
I’m Qui
Good morning to thee. I bid you well on this Mayhem’less Monday.

What Kind of Outfit Are You Running

In News on January 25, 2019 at 6:44 am

Somebody said, “This is America” and I said where?
Ain’t America that place that folks call beautiful and fair?

Well… at one point, maybe it was.
But today? America needs a hug.

I look around and I see politics doing the flea-flick and class-gunning.
Makes me ask the question, “What Kind of Outfit Are You Running?”

Give us your tired, your poor…”
and in a cage we’ll put them – for sure!
What?

“Pay them their wages each day before sunset…”
That’s scripture from the Bible — still no check, yet.

My neighbors and friends are hungry.

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Outfit Changing.

Who knew working for the government would be so funky?

The very first job that I ever held was with the Corp of Engineers.
I felt like our water system was in good hands – I had no federal fears.

I heard about past shutdowns, the subsequent lows, and jeers.
But I had not ever seen government employees reduced to tears

because their employer wasn’t paying or for being an obligation louse.
Federal workers who once foreclosed on defaulted loans now stand to lose their house.

More bad news reveals that this is not their first lost to fate.
Many worked through the recession; employment was a blessin,’
still, they suffered in the recession of ’08.

They don’t deserve this stall of income…
Scholars fear another recession will come.

Hum-diddy-hum-hum. Save your spare change now!
Your tax dollars won’t pay the rent and you’ve no alternate cash cow.

Lord why and how? Not this again.”
Yep. I always turn to God when I need a true friend.

With open arms, He reigns me in and shows me another way.
I pray that same for you when you go to Him today.

Tina-Fey_hi-fiving-angels.gifYep! I’m back to sticking-in the notion “to pray.”
Good morning sweetheart – be productive today. beating-heart

Hip-hip-hooray! Today is Friday and I’m all about winning.
I’m doing so with an internal glow because I can’t do too much grinning.

Why you ask? Since I’m all about smiles and teeth?
I will tell you, child, TMJ ain’t yielding much relief.

It is on my boo-hiney like you would not know.
Thank God for MMJ Salva showing blatant pain the do.’

I’m wearing braces so when I had a TMJ flare up I called my Ortho –
She referred me to my DDS…? Oh. So,

tmj-pain_quiI went.
That’s how my Wednesday morning was spent.

I received a tooth examination and a thorough cleaning.
They also heard me out on how my TMJ journey was leaning.

I was sad to report that my Ortho was unfamiliar with my symptoms
and that she suggested I may have an abscessed tooth among other mentions.

I was dumb-founded. My Ortho’s lack of TMJ knowledge was stunning.
She referred me to my DDS? — What Kind of Outfit Is She Running?

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Big Ups to my DDS. I appreciate you for taking the time
to see a sister at the last minute and assess my grind.

Thank you so much. Today I am better.
When an outfit is right – it feels like your best sweater.

I’m going to keep my DDS but a new Ortho doc is coming.
I’m Qui
and life is full of surprises, seen by the wisest
never fear to inquire: What Kind of Outfit Are You Running?

Ask it of your country.
Ask it of yourself.

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Let The Weekend Begin

In Communication, Griot, Networking, News, Self Improvement, Video on October 5, 2018 at 9:14 am

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Yes-Yes! We are blessed with another weekend!
An opportunity for me to do my thing and SHE binge.
So where in the world is Susan Sarandon?

I’ve got a script to clean up and shoot.
Pardon me, not just one but two. This is what I do.

I’m that “play with the camera lady.”
Mess with my shot, the set-up on my lot –
and ”Waa-waa-waa!!! I’m Lil Baby. “😜

I like that lil ol ‘ jam that Drake has with Lil Baby.
It’s Friday, a get-live day, and I’m that high-on-God lady.

I ain’t studying them dudes on that committee
who are enraged, creating a farce of a stage – I’ve got God with me.

And you don’t have to believe in Him. I do. He’s the highest clout.
Come midterms enjoy the binders of women who will vote you out.

bell-toll-grim-reaperOh, and to those women on the committee who may vote Bart in,
It’s good to know Your Name and Faces when we recall the sin.

We’re coming for you, too via the polls in the end.
I love you, I do – but you’re no help old girlfriend.

We are women facing another weekend.
Literally, I’m taking it all in.
I suppose the “girl hate” didn’t dissipate at Hillary’s end…

That’s too bad. Personally, I need women.
When will Beyonce’s Formation request kick-In?

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Ladies, If Bart O’ Kavanaugh gets in by tomorrow,
womens reproductive rights will be an issue of sorrow.

Don’t fall prey to this; do not choke.
November will bring with “the midterm jiz;”
Ladies we need to vote!

It’s the weekend ladies. Are you going out to march?
I’m Qui
In studio filming, supporting you with my cash and my heart.

Be smart.
Be Proactive.

 

What the CANE – Queen Sugar

In Communication, Griot, TV Shows on July 21, 2017 at 6:16 am

Did you see the episode 6 of Queen Sugar a couple of days ago?
The family dinner that closed the show was pretty hard to throat.

Post their fathers headstone memorial everyone came back to the house,
They sat down at the table before the dine to commune for a while
and ooo child

let me tell you what went down then:
Aunt Vi and Hollywood witnessed frayed ends.

Ralph Angel (RA) is the youngest and only Bordelon male child
he found a letter addressed to him from their father after he died

Ernest Bordelon left the lot of his farm to his son Ralph Angel to passed down to Blue.

Initially he shared the letter with Aunt Vi
And her surmise: the letter could ruin their lives 

Because big sis Charlie has invested big dough – she’s the farms financial motor.
Their fathers last days were spent cleaning toilets, learned (middle sis), Nova.

Charlie was blindsided by all and asked the fam to ‘hold the phone,’
And clarified that the letter Ernest wrote gave the farm to RA, alone!?

RA said, “Yeah. Y’all can read it for yourself.
Both his sisters got up – but no for the mail


Nova and Charlie both started heading for the door.
I got the impression they were done with the “unity” score.

Aunt Vi, Hollywood and Darla sat at the table in silence…
I wasn’t talking either. I was busy writing this. 📝

What the Cane is going on with the fam?
The farm belongs to Ralph Angel. The ladies are like ‘damn.’
What now?

Episode 6 is titled: Line Of Our Elders and rightfully so.
We are passed down and inherit our ancestors beloved whoas.

The content of this series is sweet, sticky and thick.
I’m Qui
A candy lover though eating too much Cane can make you sick.

The family vibe
is mud and Ernests’ letter is the stick.