There’s Self-Care in the Wait

“If I had one drink I’d probably be all over you.”

Him, one finger raised, “Waiter!”

I decided to be celibate over 2 years ago. It was a personal choice I made for myself, years in the making. I had reached a point in my life where my energy just flowed from me.

In the famous words of Maxine Waters, it was time for me too, “Reclaim my time”.

So, I, being of sound mind and good character, decided to buckle down and do the work.

I had my cheerleaders behind me, pushing me forward, towards the mark. They would consistently remind me all throughout that first year, what I was doing and why. That this, right here, was about getting back to me. This was my Self-Care.

You see, Early on, being a church girl, I knew that I wanted to