I Am the Master of My Fate, the Captain of My Soul

Oprah Winfrey Life You Want

The lights grew dim as wristbands began to illuminate the arena. A voice low, yet robust filled the atmosphere. Women excitedly cheered on as they recognized the familiar voice speaking. I could barely hear what she was reciting over the roaring applause. And then, like a vision of a burning sun, she rose from within the stage. We all lost our minds! It took me a second to realize that I was watching Oprah Gail Winfrey walk on the stage. Tears began to well in my eyes as it hit me: I was seeing Oprah in the flesh.

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Dr. Oz Moves To WSB & Presents The Atlanta Health Expo

So are you sick of me telling you who’s coming to town yet?! I hope not. Because….

The Dr. Oz Show is making Atlanta’s WSB-TV its new home!

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Starting Monday, September 8th, The Dr. Oz Show will air at 3pm on WSB-TV channel 2. We were first introduced to this charming man through Oprah Winfrey (because she just knows all the best people). And since then, his syndicated daytime show has been making great strides on the airwaves.

Oh but wait, there’s more. If you’re in the Atlanta area, you don’t want to miss the “Bringing Healthy Back with Dr. Oz” health expo, presented by USANA on September 13th at the Downtown Hilton.

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September Writing Challenge

I’m always trying to find ways to challenge myself as a writer. It’s rare for me to call myself that as I don’t see it in me often. Doing challenges, reading the thoughts of others or just jotting random ideas down all help my writing efforts.

Writing is an important activity I think we all have to do. It can be exhausting trying to keep up with all the thoughts running through your mind. Get it all out.

Here’s a writing challenge on the blog From a Wild Flower that looks fun.

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By the end of the challenge (or throughout the challenge, if you like), come back to this post and let me know how it’s coming along!

Oprah’s ‘The Life You Want’ Weekend Giveaway

We interrupted your amazing Saturday plans to bring you a special message….

OPRAH IS COMING TO ATLANTA NEXT FRIDAAAAAAAAY!!!!

No one will be getting a car (I don’t think) but she will be in town for two days to inspire the masses to live the life you want. And the best part? I have a pair of tickets for you and a friend to attend!!!!!

*Insert Oprah sing/song scream*

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Heat Free Hair Atlanta

{Ngozi, Alex, Lucy, Asiyami}

Last Sunday, I attended the Heat Free Hair brunch, hosted by the lovely Alex Elle. If you’re unfamiliar with this charming young lady, then you really need to update your social media pages. She has wooed us with her words as a writer and gained our respect for always being so transparent and positive. Alex Elle is the epitome of grace .

Back to Heat Free Hair. Now, I absolutely hate doing my hair. I’m also not a huge fan of weaves because I don’t think I look like myself in them. I love my kinky-coily hair but if it could be bigger, I’d just die. So when I found out about a company that allows beautiful natural girls to wear natural extensions, I was intrigued. I mean, look at the versatility of this hair!

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GIVEAWAY: NARS Beauty Package

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Hey hey ladies! Got a gift for you. For donating to my new computer fund, one of you will receive an $80 gift of some pretty awesome NARS cosmetics. They are: one Smudge Proof Shawdow Base Primer, one Super Orgasm Blush, and one Soft Touch Shawdow Pencil.

This is giveaway #2 to one lucky person who donates to my fund. 

15% of the total proceeds to go Girl’s Inc.

Hit the donate button. What are you waiting for? :)

GIVEAWAY: Carol’s Daughter Hair Package

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Last week, I mentioned that I’m raising money for my new computer. I know, another person asking for some money. Sorry for being THAT GUY. I also know everyone likes free stuff so I’m making this donation worth-while. This package will include some of my favorite Carol’s Daughter hair products.

As promised, here is giveaway #1 to one lucky person who donates to my fund.

They are: one Chocolat Blow Dry Cream, two Hair Milk pudding packets, two Monoi Oil serum packets, and one Monoi shampoo & conditioner combo packet. Not only are the products gentle on your hair, they smell so yummy! Especially the blow dry cream.

15% of the total proceeds to go Girl’s Inc.

Ready. Set. Donate.

Lucy’s New Mac Daddy

This is Lucy happy.

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This is Lucy confused.

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This is Lucy heartbroken.

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Where in the World is LucyPearl… Diego?

I was trying to make that rhyme. Humor me, please. Anyway, as you can see, my last post was three weeks ago. The powers that be might as well confiscate my domain name. It’s been some years since I’ve taken this long to post. Forgive me. Now allow me to be a bit self-absorbed for a moment in order to update you all on my life.

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Better days

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The last few days have been nothing short of a magnificent blur. So I started my new internship with Caren West PR on Wednesday and boy, they did not hesitate to get us to work. And I love it. So far, the experience has been more than I could have imagined. There are four total Publicity Assistants and we’re all surprisingly Taurses (as is our boss, Caren West).

I’ll write more about what I’m learning along the way but I just wanted to drop in with a weekend note. I also wanted to apologize in advance for any sporadic posts to come. Still getting a hang of this new schedule.

If you’re in Atlanta and looking for something to do, Atlanta Streets Alive is this Sunday. I’ll be volunteering with MODA. Come see me.

Eat, drink and be merry.

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