Yesterday I didn’t have to go to work since my job observes Veterans Day. For this — and more importantly, for selflessly serving our country — I wholeheartedly salute you, dear veterans (shoutout to my Granddaddy!). Still, I instinctively woke up at 7:32 a.m. because my body is so used to getting up at early, inopportune times of the day. Per usual, the first thing I did when I woke up was grab my phone and get on Facebook. This is bad, for three reasons: 1) Some of my Facebook friends have five-below-zero chill; 2) It’s so addictively entertaining and distracting; and 3) It’s distracting me from what I should be doing when I wake up — praying and meditating. Y’all keep me unfocused and laughing uncontrollably everyday. It’s your fault.
But instead of being welcomed by some crazy, out-of-pocket meme and/or status, the first thing that popped up on my news feed was another episode from my sissy pooh’s dope new video series #30DaysofErin. At the beginning of the month she decided to challenge herself to upload a video everyday of her discussing personal topics ranging from the pressures of graduating from college to her being a virgin and waiting until marriage (willpower on FLEEK!). In this particular episode, Erin discussed the importance of disciplining ourselves to make the most of our time. With yesterday being my day off, I so needed this. God knew. [Read more…]