Me? Cooking? Who woulda thought?

Last April, I interviewed for a job with Ceremony Coffee Roasters out of Annapolis, Maryland. I interviewed to be a barista. After the second interview a few days later I received a call from who would then become my manager letting me know that instead of me taking on the position of a barista, they […]

You don’t need to buy God’s love.

By now you’re probably familiar with the college admissions scandal. Earlier in the week several people were charged with bribery in order to get their children into elite colleges like Yale University, and the University of Southern California and several others. Such bribes included paying money to forge SAT and ACT scores and paying others […]

You Can Keep Talking About It Or Do Something

“I want to take culinary classes”. “I want to eat healthy”. “I want to start saving money”. “I want to start a business”. “I want to travel more”. “I want to make a change”. We talk about our wants, desires and goals. When it comes to actually putting them into actions it’s a whole other […]

Living With Dyspraxia: Life in the Kitchen

I currently work in a kitchen as a chef. Some days by the end of my shift my chef jacket looks like a work of art that Picasso might’ve created. I absolutely love being in the kitchen and getting to create different dishes. I also happen to have Dyspraxia, otherwise known as developmental coordination disorder, […]

Peeling That Band-Aid Off

You fall down and scrape your knee or elbow and end up with a wound. What do you do next? Disinfect the wound and slap a band-aid over it to prevent anymore dirt from getting inside. When people or situations hurt you and leave you feeling wounded, how do you respond? How do you let […]

Living with My Dyspraxia: Kitchen Struggles

I currently work at a coffee roasting company as one of their cooks. It’s an interesting job and I get to make delicious food such as However, I also have dyspraxia. Dyspraxia, otherwise known as, DCD, Developmental Coordination Disorder affects between 2-10% of the population. It is under diagnosed in the United States and can […]

Living With My Dyspraxia: Exercise

Dyspraxia, also known as DCD, Developmental Coordination Disorder affects fine and/or gross motor coordination in children and adults. People with dyspraxia may find it extremely difficult to exercise or even to stay motivated. Many people with dyspraxia often have low muscle tone and poor hand eye coordination, which makes it hard for them to run/jump […]

Living With My Dyspraxia: Grooming and Personal Care

In today’s blog post I’m going to be going through the grooming and personal care struggles that dyspraxics may go through. Adults with Dyspraxia face challenges daily from tasks that non – dyspraxic adults may find easy to carry out. Makeup:  For me sometimes the struggle is between being afraid I’m going to poke myself […]

How Are You Using Your Words?

Words. Sometimes we forget just how much power and weight the words we speak aloud hold. We get into arguments, and say the wrong thing with our words. We use our words to spread gossip about people. We use our words to pray for others. We use our words to thank family or friends. We […]

//What people don’t want you to know\\ Be authentic 

Scrolling through Instagram, scrolling past the usual coffee photos or photos of that friend you haven’t seen since 10th grade eating a fancy dessert, or maybe a photo of a college friend getting engaged. Facebook isn’t that far off, what with all the posts about people getting promotions or engaged or even expecting a baby. […]