My name is Jessica. I recently graduate with my doctoral degree so, in some spaces it is also likely that I am referred to as Doctor Williams. I am 5’9″ with an undercut and kinky, curly natural Black hair atop my head. I weigh somewhere between 250-350 lbs at any given time depending on what … More A Supposedly Straight Woman’s Process for Grieving after Orlando
I’m laying in bed with a pain in my right side, sharp and intense and tears flowing a bit too liberally down my cheeks. I just watched Mara Akil’s BET show Being Mary Jane and witnessed both a suicide of a supporting character and how each other character was then affected by it. In some ways … More Truth Art and Suicide
I was having a conversation with Alex this morning and we were talking about going to the gym. I’d shared with her my feelings and we talked about how no matter your size or physical ability, the gym can be an extremely vulnerable place. As we came to the mutual conclusion that people very well … More Even more truth telling
For a 6:00 yoga class it usually goes something like this: 5:00pm–talk myself into going and convince myself that I will be happy I went after its over 5:13pm–put on capris and tank top 5:14pm–do downward facing dog and watch as capris roll half-way down my legs 5:15pm–kick off capris and search closet for “yoga … More Part I: “Perfect” (or) Shitty Yoga
I knew I was different when I asked you to share the sky with me. I had a thought the the other night, one I’ll reserve from saying outright because despite my own belief that this is my personal private journal, I know many people read it. Anyway I had a thought which fundamentally changed … More Love and the woman I am
I was sifting through tumblr wasting time until sleep caught me when I ran across the following quote: “Life is too short for shitty sex and bad relationships. So go find someone who fucks you right and treats you how you deserve to be treated.” I immediately reblogged it grateful that my Tumblr which is … More Woman as only I mean it
Currently dominating my newsfeed is this article about how Marriage is not for you, it is for the person you love, the family you create and blah blah blah. Cheesy. Is this a new notion? But the God’s honest truth is I very much disagree. Of course marriage is for you, how could it not … More Of course marriage is for you!