It's Been A While
Thursday, April 08, 2010      4 comments

Just thought I'd pop in and do a quick update. I have been working out since August-- for the 1st 2 months it was with a trainer two times a week. And for the last 4 months (took a month off after abdominal umbilical hernia surgery) it w... Read more
Back on Track...Finally!
Monday, January 19, 2009      2 comments

Ok, so I've been missing for a few months. In blog years, that's literally years. Let me bring you up to speed. Since I returned from the EXHAUSTING European trip w... Read more
Having No A/C May Be Beneficial
Saturday, June 07, 2008      5 comments

Ok, so I am now completing one whole month without an air conditioner in the house. As I said on a previous blog, it frizzed out. So I bought plenty of fans, which were luckily on sale at Target. So my kids and I sleep with 4 fans surrounding... Read more
Today I had to say goodbye at work
Friday, June 06, 2008      2 comments

Thought I'd share. This is what I wrote: To all, My name is Shaneequa Latrese Cannon and I have been a member of the South Miami Senior High School faculty for three and a half years. Some of you know me, some of you know of me,... Read more
Cutting Education 1st Just Doesn't Make Sense
Friday, June 06, 2008      2 comments

Things are bad in Florida. Hell, things are bad everywhere but I can't talk about everywhere. I can only talk about Miami. This week I lost my job. I'm a teacher. No I didn't lose my job in the true sense. I'm still technically a teacher; ... Read more
No Air (Air)
Sunday, May 18, 2008      6 comments

(above picture is the picture of a wind-farm. that'd be kinda nice to have right now) Ok, the a/c in my car died. The a/c in my parents' house died. And Miami acts like Summer is now. So basically I have been sweating for 5 consecutive ... Read more
Wednesday, April 16, 2008      4 comments

Wordflow When I was younger I used to flow Like a fountain Words would shoot from my brain To my hand And through my pen Creating pools of poetry Man, how I missed those days When poem after poem Spewed forth And ran ... Read more
Reversal (A short story-- comments welcomed)
Sunday, April 13, 2008      1 comments

I never thought the day would come that I would see Ol’ Man Mack’s caramel colored face crinkle up into a smile again. His eyes were so bright they must have held the secret of the sun within. It has been a long three years since his wife’s de... Read more
Misfit (A short story-- comments welcomed)
Sunday, April 13, 2008      2 comments

Connie Abraham stood staring at her figure in the dressing room mirror. She stood half-naked in her bra and jeans. She glanced at the door knob for what had to be the third time. It was definitely locked. Her attention returned to her reflec... Read more
Disney Vacation in FitFlops
Friday, April 04, 2008      2 comments

I’ve just had a very busy 4 days traversing through the wonderful parks of Disneyworld. Three of those days were spent in Hollywood Studios (formerly MGM), Epcot, and Magic Kingdom. Though at least 50% of those days were spent standing in line... Read more
Living My Life Like It's Golden (More Ramblings)
Monday, March 17, 2008      5 comments

I'm driving home with the lyrics to Jill Scott's Golden flitting through my mind. I sing aloud the parts I know: "I'm taking my my life like it's golden..." After I sing along to the chorus a bit, a thought forcefully intrude... Read more
Throwing Up on the Page-- Ramblings
Saturday, March 15, 2008      3 comments

I have no idea. About anything. What I truly want to do with my life, what my purpose in life is, where I’m supposed to be right now and how to get there. All I know is that I’m not happy. Of course there are familial problems though they ar... Read more
LA Fitness and Me
Thursday, February 28, 2008      3 comments

Ok, so it's been a week since I joined the gym (nearly 2) and I have been going consistently (yay me!). I am the person who would have quit by now but I find that I look forward to going there with my cousin (not yet ready really to do it by my... Read more
Monday, February 18, 2008      11 comments

43.3%. I can't stop the echo of the number from reverbrating off the walls of my mind. 43.3%. That's my body fat percentage. 43.3%. It's a stunning number, one I was blissfully unaware of until I went for my evaluation with my personal trai... Read more
I'm Still Alive
Saturday, February 16, 2008      2 comments

So I figure I'm waaaay overdue for a blog posting. What's happened since Jan 14th (last blog)? Well...I have slowly acquired the tools that'll make this weightloss journey more tolerable. For one, I purchased a gym bag and 3lbs weights. Then... Read more

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