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BRACED

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

 

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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.

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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.

And so

In Comedy, Communication, Griot, Networking, News, Self Improvement on October 21, 2019 at 4:45 am

Mick gave us his word, before his word was dead.
That’s when I stood up to clarify the moment and said:

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But he did. He took back what he said 5-hours prior
when the press corp was in the room and he had the floor.

Weird moments in time have been popping back up
since the media started rewinding “honesty cuts.”

You know, “honesty cuts?” That’s when someone has a moment of clarity
and blurts out the whole-hearted truth then pretends it was all parody.

You gotta be kidding me! And so I just thought I’d mention
what is constant reality in this era’s indention.

It’s an integrity issue and it keeps on happening —
“honesty cuts” show up before faux-talking-point dampening.

Why?
What does it cost you to live a big lie?

I wouldn’t know.
The “lie-laden route” is one I don’t go.

And so today my integrity is in check but not my Vertigo.
I woke up yesterday morning thinking I was on a boat.
Do you know Vertigo?

It’s a relative to TMJ so here I go.
I got this though.

It will not keep me from chatting it up with you.
It will not delay me from honesty and spilling the truth.

As sure as my beloved Aunt’s name is Ruth,
honesty and integrity should rank out-the-roof.

Put no ceiling on that, kinfolk.
And pray for those who lack its show.

Leadership qualities are the bombs and so
I’m eating up the course that’s on my degreed to-and-fro.
It’s a must, yo.’

Good morning kinfolk. What-it-look-like outside?
Are you up for the challenge? Are you down to ride?

If so, I’ll step off of this boat that dubs as Vertigo,
I’m Qui
accepting nothing in my way that keeps me from play, and so

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Don’t be ON THE FENCE about it.

 

Oh, Happy Day!

In Comedy, Communication, Griot, Networking, News, Self Improvement on January 30, 2019 at 4:24 am

oh-happy-day_smiley-face.jpgI am one y sister this morning.
Yesterday was the last day that TMJ reigned at dawning.

I’ve researched more than my migraine could stand
with a laptop, 2 leads on and a tens unit in my hand.

A migraine lasted for more than a week; it wouldn’t let up.
Every day felt like a hangover; I was annoyed by every touch.

I was really in a bind and I’d really had enough.
Yesterday’s migraine reigned long and tough

until I learned how to properly stretch my muscles.
Smoothing my SCM, Masseter, and Suboccipitals was a tussle.

They were years tight.
I almost cried – I thought I might.

Okay, I did. WHAT? I’m just a girl
and TMJ doesn’t fit the frame of my happy-go-lucky world.

I massaged my muscles in between tens treatments and further learned
that if you don’t move the lead-pads every 20-minutes you could get burned.

Yep. I burned my shoulders a little bit —
but my muscles are more relaxed, so the process was hit.

Today I am grateful. Today I did pray
when I woke up and realized that I felt great!

Oh, Happy Day!

What about you? How’s your vantage view?
Is the family good? How about your hood?
I really missed vibing with you.

Please tell me that you haven’t been watching the news?
What’s the point? We, the people are the joint;
Not politicians.
Me & you.

So what’s up? What are we going to do?
Are you free for lunch? I’ve enough for two.

Let’s sit and make plans for tomorrow, quick.
Let’s be mindful of what we take in – bad ingredients make us sick.

So cut back on the news and read a newspaper.
Cut back on the flower if you can vapor.

Um, I thought you might want to know that too.
Of course when it comes to homeopathic stuff – I got you, Boo! 😛

Today I hump lightly in jest and in love.
Today I’m giving you and good health a big hug.

LET’S HUG IT OUT:
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I’m so touchy-feely.
The human touch is oh so healing.

Hug me and I’ll hug your back – I’m up for a squeeze today.
I’m Qui
with no TMJ about me, singing  Oh, Happy Day!

Thank you for stopping my way.
I mean it, I love you, and have a fantastic day!