Day 195: What Wound Did Ever Heal By But Degrees?
Sep04

Day 195: What Wound Did Ever Heal By But Degrees?

Editor’s Note: Welcome to another installment of Dear Life! Bisi provides us a glimpse at the physical, mental and emotional challenges of taking a risk on a dream. She hopes her real-life experiences will inspire others to take risks. Dear Life, I’m on the up and up! My finger’s healing and I’ve been better at managing my reset button. I even played in the Club 7’s National Tournament, where my team placed third. It was not what we...

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Day 145: When You Laugh So Hard No Noise Comes Out
Aug01

Day 145: When You Laugh So Hard No Noise Comes Out

Editor’s Note: Dear Life is back! Life permitting—Bisi let’s us glimpse at the physical, mental and emotional challenges of endeavoring a professional dream. She hopes her real-life struggles might inspire others to take risks for their dreams.   It’s been awhile friends! These past few months have been like going to Disney World for a day: when there are highs, they’re greater than great, but the lows just make you want to throw...

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Day 105: “What do you want me to do, dress in drag and do the hula?”
Jun20

Day 105: “What do you want me to do, dress in drag and do the hula?”

  My favorite meerkat from my favorite movie, along with his BF4L (best friend for life), proceed to do just that, while proving to be courageous and taking one for Team Simba. If like Timon you are ever presented with the opportunity—yes, opportunity—to perform a diversionary hula, your answer should always be yes. Alec Martinez did it. Kawhi Leonard did it while juggling fire torches. Marouane Fellaini, Dries Mertens and...

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Day 90: “Dare Nothing, Gain Nothing.”
May29

Day 90: “Dare Nothing, Gain Nothing.”

Editor’s Note: This is the fourth installment of Dear Life! Every month Bisi let’s us glimpse at the physical, mental and emotional challenges of endeavoring a professional dream. She hopes her real-life struggles might inspire others to take risks for their dreams.   The Cavs won the number one pick in the NBA draft lottery for the third time in the past four years. In case you haven’t the slightest inkling how the NBA Draft...

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Day 60: The Green-Eyed Monster Sees Red
Apr28

Day 60: The Green-Eyed Monster Sees Red

Editor’s Note: Welcome to the third installment of Dear Life! We’re following Bisi through her post-injury journey as she tries to pick up the pieces and get back on her feet. She’s sifting through the physical, mental and emotional challenges she’s come across so far and her real-life struggles might just inspire you.   One of these days I’m going to write about the unicorns and glitter-n-gold rainbows that come with rekindling...

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Day 30: Exclamation Points, Not Ellipses
Mar31

Day 30: Exclamation Points, Not Ellipses

Thank you March Madness for helping me remember two things:  1). Analysts are human and thus there’s bound to be error 2) Being an underdog is undoubtedly the best place to be. Year after year those teams that they say should make it, fall in the early rounds, and those teams that “have no business being there, sometimes go all the way. So here’s to being an underdog! Pause. Notice the exclamation point. I once heard a friend say...

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