I am so happy I am working at my alma mater as a Mentor.

I am happy to be able to help my Mentees. Some of them are African American and I work at Mercer. I try to be helpful to all of my Mentees. Some of them are Caucasian and others are Hispanic. They are all very nice and I have been able to connect with almost all of them. Sometimes when I meet a new Mentee at the beginning of the semester I introduce myself to them to familiarize myself with their names as well.

Look at how far I’ve come TheAyeshaSite is nominated for not one but two blogger awards.

Two blogger award nominations are the nicest surprise I’ve had to date. Blogging is something I am able to do on my own. I realized I have gifts too. I am really great at blogging. I followed the bloggers that followed my blog back. Now four years later I feel like I’m a part of the blogging community because of all of the bloggers that gave me a like or validated my opinions in my blog posts. It made me feel like I’m a part of community of bloggers who are also writers. I couldn’t be happier that Stuart L. Tutt nominated me for not one but two blogger awards.

I’m weight-conscious and heavy!

I have been following a diet and I was able to lose over 40 pounds on my own. I am getting my weight down. My all time high weight was 276 pounds. I want to be healthier. I order salads for lunch. I drink a lot of water. I try to eat less but my apetite is hard to starve. I try to eat better but with the Holidays right around the corner I am making a deal with myself and not eating too much this year. I weighed myself this morning and I’m still 247 pounds. The doctor’s scale when I last checked was 243 lbs.

I was nominated for the Blogger Recognition Award. Thank you Stuart!

 

I started blogging in January of 2015. I wanted to create a writing blog and I did! My advice for new bloggers is to try not to put too much information in one blog post. Take it main idea or main point by main point, add supporting details and remember you don’t have to say it all in one post. I nominate the following blogs:

  1. The Pretty Poems
  2. Writing in North Norfolk(Kim 881)
  3. Understand
  4. Arts and Hobbies
  5. jBH
  6. Michelle
  7. Careless Casanova
  8. Mbalenhle
  9. Village Talk Caribguhl
  10. Shanky Salty
  11. Sumit Official
  12. Nidhi
  13. phantomzedi
  14. Purple Rose
  15. 15. Srijan

Racism has affected my life in certain ways but despite racism coming from certain people, I have white friends and maintain friendships with my white friends.

Myself being a proud African American allows people to see me and get to know me even if they at first prejudge me. I like having friends from all backgrounds. I have some really good friends who are white.