A bit about my life journey so far…
I guess you can say I am a miracle. Or a symbol of inspiration, as I was born weighing a little over one pound compounded with severe heart issues.
I overcame the medical obstacles surprising the doctors by living beyond their projected life span of twenty-four hours.
Whew! Glad I made it through that!
Then at the age of 6, I lost my mom (she was only 34 years old!) to cancer. I miss her everyday but believe with all my heart she watches over me and is with me guiding me through and celebrating with me in my life.
As a teenager, I was introduced to the world of writing when I submitted a poem for creative writing class which got selected in the school yearbook. I have been writing on and off since then.
My professional background has expanded from working with family owned business to Fortune 500 companies as an executive assistant. This led me to start my own virtual administrative business, Key Business Partners, LLC in 2007. Following an internal sense of purpose, I turned that enterprise into an online book promotional company that has helped numerous authors share their personal message with others.
In the summer of 2011, my husband had a heart attack and other medical issues. He survived but our lives changed dramatically from that experience. I decided that I didn’t want to keep my writing on the back burner anymore and I made writing a priority in my life. I wrote an ebook, Life Lessons from the Heart, that highlighted lessons I learned throughout my life.
Almost immediately after writing Life Lessons from the Heart, I decided to expand the “lessons” in the book. I wrote another nonfiction book titled, Healing from a Broken Relationship, chronicling my journey of disownment and self discovery when I first began dating my now husband. Healing from a Broken Relationship is slated for release Feb 2013.
My fiction book, It All Comes Back to Love, slated for release in summer 2013, that is based on real events but is still fiction which is based on my decision to be with my husband, a man of a different race and who is 21 years older than me.
Another aspect that has become a bigger part of my life is my spiritual side. I enjoy reading and connecting with other spiritual/holistic people.
In 2013, I plan on creating workshops around the subjects of self love, healing relationships and creating inspiration in one’s life.
When I get the opportunity, I enjoy working with spiritual authors and entrepreneurs to help them with the ins and outs of online marketing by teaching them the how’s and why’s of setting up a website, business blogging and social media marketing.
Here are a few more things you may not know about me:
~I was born in St. Petersburg, FL (Yes, Native Floridian here!)
~I have traveled to Capitian Haiti, San Juan Puerto Rico,and the Bahamas.
~I have only seen snow a few times in my life ( I know shocking right?)
~I am the youngest of seven (7) kids…yes, we were somewhat of a bunch.
~I am only 5′ tall (well, it has been told to me I have 3/4″ more but that was only once)
~I love to write poetry too!
12 Things I am Grateful for:
~Knowing love (from myself and others)
~My amazing daughter, Amanda
~Spending time with the love of my life
~Our quaint house
~My reliable car
~The local park just 5 mins away
~Laughter (without it I would go crazy!)
~My love of writing
~Meditation and Reiki
~Spirituality/Soul Centered Living
I could go on and on…
P.S. Gratitude is one of the easiest and quickest ways to turn around a bad mood.