Episode 10: Wake Up! — The Dope Clique Show

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This week Tayo and Will were out but called in to Ty for a special episode to address what is really going on in These here United States. We all need to wake up and realize what is going on and find a way to make a change, starting with the local government and working…

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Episode 9: BET, Panda and Holy Water — The Dope Clique Show

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Hey guys the new episode is up and ready for ya’ll to listen. We’re talking BET Awards and what we thought about it. Hit us up in the comments and let us know your favorite and least favorite moments of the award show. Also don’t forget to complete our survey by clicking here:www.surveymonkey.com/r/98DMFSK

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Get Checked Out

 

Have you ever had that little twang, tweak or itch that just won’t go away?  You know it’s there and it’s not supposed to be but you keep putting it off because you don’t think it’s causing any real damage and it will go away or maybe it was just over exerted yourself the day before. Why wonder? Just go to the doctor and get it checked out.

Would you rather pay $35-50 now or $10-100,000 later? We are in the age of modern medicine with all kinds of technological advances. In other words, if there is something wrong, and it’s caught early enough, there is more than likely a cure for it. You just have to actually go to the doctor to get checked out.

I know that this is something that men don’t like to do. I am included in that bunch. I hate going to the doctor but I still go. I am a type 1 diabetic and I get a check-up every 6 months to ensure that everything is working and doing what it is supposed to be doing.  You take your car in for routine maintenance work right?  You are careful about what type of gas you put into it right?  Your body shouldn’t be any different. You should be mindful and careful of what you eat and also go to the doctor to proper maintenance.

I know what some of you are thinking. You are thinking how can I go to the doctor if I don’t have any insurance? I really can’t afford it.  You can’t afford to be sick either. There’s a little thing called the Healthcare exchange program that provides insurance for people in just such a case. Check it out and get some insurance. If you have insurance and are paying a premium on it every month, use it.  That’s all I have to say, sorry for the rant but preventative medicine can save money and lives.

You’re Still Growing

When I was younger I always dreaded that question that every teacher or adult would ask. That question is ‘what do you want to be when you grow up’. This would cause me all types of anxiety as a 5 year old trying to plot out what I’m going to do for the rest of my life. How am I supposed to know this? I don’t even know what I’m having for lunch but you want me to be able to tell you what I want to do for the rest if my life? My answer was always whatever they wanted to hear. Doctor, lawyer, scientist, singer or whatever. I knew I probably wouldn’t be any of these things but if I said something popular like that, then they would get off my back, for right now at least.

That pressure to live up to others expectations haunted, and still haunts me to this day, me and caused all types of unnecessary stress. I was so busy trying to live up to what they wanted me to be that I never really figured out what I actually wanted to be. I was lost just floating around life not knowing which way was up. I still feel this way about life and my future.

The thing is there is no such thing as being grown. You’re still growing everyday. The moment you stop growing is the moment you die mentally. I don’t want to reach that point. I force myself to learn something new everyday. You’re never too old to follow your dreams and do what it is that you truly want to do.