I’m been away from my blogging safe haven for a while and during that time I had a breakdown, an epiphany, felt lost and confused .. and ultimately got back up and began to re-find myself.
A few months before my 21st birthday I think I had an epiphany. I kind of fell … into myself. Let me explain. I have always felt like the odd one out. Externally, I was happy and just like everyone else. Internally, I knew I was different. I pretended to enjoy the same things that […]
There’s this thing women do … specifically black women. I hate it. We live in a world where the black woman is constantly mistreated. We are unheard. Abused. Considered the low of the low. And when we speak out about the injustices that we face, we are deemed angry, aggressive, unruly and (my favorite) ghetto/ratchet […]
I recently started a new section on my blog entitled “Positivity Everywhere”. I started off this section by introducing to you all two young people on the path to success and prosperity through keeping a positive mind and working hard. However, many people were confused about the sudden emergence of my interview styled segment, so […]
Name: Shanice Martin Age: 22 Name of your blog – RealityCheckThis Q: Tell us a little bit about yourself A: Well, everyone calls me Shandy. I was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY (with Jamaican background). Currently, I am at a point in my life where I am willing to try everything, be adventurous and enjoy every […]
Welp, I’ve been M.I.A from my blogging world for a little while now. And I don’t want to make excuses but it’s because of stress! It’s only getting worse too … because Finals Week is around the corner, which means studying, which means more stress and I’m graduating which adds extra stress and preparing for […]