“I Have Heart Failure” …words I Never Thought I Would Hear

~Shemeka Michelle   “I have bad news. I’m in the hospital with heart failure”. Those are the words I heard coming from one of my best friends. “What does that mean?” was my reply really just trying to make sense of what she had just told me. I knew exactly what I heard her say. However, it sounded like complete …

SOAK THAT COOCHIE!

NGSC: Charissa Jones Ever since I was a little girl, I LOVED to take baths. Especially with bubbles (which was Dawn dish detergent). I would swim around in the water before I bathed and dip my head in and out of the water to make my nappy hair curly. I probably shouldn’t have done that because I was led to …

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Love is Blind but We Can See Your Bruises!

NGSC: Charissa Jones What’s so fucked up is it’s a lot of you out there and I hate you!! Me, my friends, family and women I DON’T even know use to date you!! Eve said it best in her song “Love is Blind”!! Instead of a man being a protector he’d rather whoop a woman’s behind!! But I can’t blame …

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Sex before Love

NGSC: Charissa Jones Let’s take a journey back down memory lane. Let’s sit and try to remember the very first time we had sex. I know for me it has not been that long ago since I lost my virginity. Ok, ok I was just playing!!! I actually was…Oh Lord my dad is going to kill me…14yrs old. I remember …

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Stepping Outside Your Box…To Be Happy

NGSC: Charissa Jones When I was growing up I chose every guy I wanted. I only dated guys who were popular (If another girl didn’t want him at that moment…neither did I)!!!! He had to be athletic and not just a benchwarmer; I wanted the starting 5….wait that’s too naked but very true!!! He also had to love music and …

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Dead Beat Mom ! or ? (Part Two)

NGSC: Charissa Jones Then in the 10th grade I got a phone call “Hey baby I’m coming today. I want you to come live with me” After all of these years you would think I would be mad but no, not me. I was still longing to experience that love I saw other girls receiving from their moms. This time …

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Dead Beat Mom ! or ? (Part One)

NGSC: Charissa Jones 578-92-…..my social security # will always be a constant reminder of where I come from and how I was abandoned by the lady that had me!!! . I cannot remember any details about the first couple of years of my life except the fact that I LOVED Go-Go music; just something about the beat drove me crazy!  …