Welcome to the first post on the blog in 2018. HOWEVER, (lol) this will also be the last post on this blog site. The Boujee Ratchademic has a new site! Head over to theboujeeratchademic.com to view the rest of this post where I’ll talk about the blog’s new look, and I’ll finally be accepting a… Read More Last Post and Liebster Award
2017 is the year I started this here blog and I’ve been loving it ever since. Blogging has brought me so much joy and opportunities and litt connections with wonderful people. On this day before Christmas, I must reflect and appreciate this as a gift. Here are 3 reasons why: 1. Blogging has returned me… Read More Blogging: The Gift That Keeps Giving
A lot of shit went wrong these last couple weeks. My birthday post didn’t happen because I didn’t get what I expected My love life is in lowkey shambles I’m pretty much going to have to retake a whole class And I made some blunders at work that had my nerves bad. Yes, I’m 24… Read More When Life Didn’t Give You Lemons, but You Still Have to Make Lemonade
Here’s another random unplanned blog post about nothing truly important: IM DONE WITH THE SEMESTER BIHH!!!! I can finally focus on the things in life that matter. Like blogging, buying sticker and pens to organize my planner, and sleep. Real and actual sleep. I’ve had class from 730 to 10 on Monday and Wednesday nights… Read More Fall 2017. Bye GUH!
Now this is a story all about how… If you’re wondering where I’ve been, I’m basically under a rock until I pull through the rest of the semester. In hindsight, I should have posted a warning about my ghosting, but you know me. Black woman with a superwoman complex, trying to do it all anyway even… Read More Ion Want No Mediocre: Getting Your Life for Graduate School
A previous therapist of mine told me that she read an article about the “strong black woman” and realized it was talking about me. I put on my best acting because I think she forgot I was an aspiring Africana studies scholar and I read about people like her too. While I’m playing along, I’m… Read More Is There a Competent Therapist in the House?
I’ve officially been diagnosed with depression and anxiety. Initially, I thought I’d feel elated to finally receive this validation, to know that I wasn’t just imagining this stuff, but I quickly became so confused all I could do was cry. But in that cry, came a sort of clarity. This was depression. That feeling of… Read More I’ve Been Diagnosed..
One thing we need to recognize is when a trash man wants to be trash and stay trash. There’s some business equation out there that can easily explain why investing any energy in this type of person is a full waste of time. I’ve rid myself of trying to “convince” trash men that I am… Read More Trash Black Men: The Narcissists of the Black Community
My #metoo is complicated by how the black community has made me feel about fatness. That because I wasn’t slim and trim I was supposed to take whatever attention I got and run with it because.. who the hell else should want me? As I expressed in my post On Usher, Sex, and the Fake Fat Friendly… Read More Me Too. Bc I’m Black, “Fat”, and Tired.
An open letter to the people who have a “strong” friend: You’re exhausting. At best, you’re selfish. You’ve gotten so used to the little routine of them saying they’re good so that when you look yourself in the mirror you can say to yourself, At least I asked, right? So to those who qualify: Here’s something… Read More For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide and Not A Damn Soul Knows