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Carolee Samuda

Welcome to my Domain. My name is Carolee Samuda, popularly known as Cardisa and I write on many topics and genres. I am diverse in that no subject is taboo for me. Articles in this domain range from skin care, SEO, short stories, recipes, nutrition tips, music, Jamaica and much more......

Before you read any further, please check out my author page on FB and give it a "like".

I spent over a decade in the health, fitness and martial arts industry where I not only worked as a fitness and personal trainer but also as a Martial Arts instructor.

I have several certificates in fitness and personal training, martial arts, weight management and life coaching. I am also a certified nutrition consultant.

Working in multiple positions as coordinator, instructor and tutor at the Jamaica Self-Defense Academy for over 10 years where I gained the necessary experience teaching biology, nutrition, martial arts, worked one on one with clients to achieve their fitness goals, developed nutrition and weight loss programs for clients, developed the curriculum for the school and managed the general office duties, I believe I am great at time management and multitasking.

Before starting my freelancing career full time at home, I spent one year working as a personal chef where I created dishes from many different cuisines.

Other credentials include:

BA Business and Administration

ASc Computer Related Studies

A Sunday school teacher certificate

A certificate in Beauty Studies: Skin Care and Make-up application

Certificate in Massage therapy


I have always loved cooking, hence my recipe hubs. I grew up in a restaurant family where my Mom owned her own restaurant. There were also four restaurants on my father's side of the family.

Two of my hubs were featured as Hub Of The Day here on HP: (1)Jamaican Rice And Peas recipe Using Red Kidney Beans and, (2) What Is The Chikungunya Virus - The Disease From Hell

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I gave up freelancing and ghostwriting to pursue my dreams of being a published author. Currently, I publish under two pen-names: - Author website #1 - Author website #2


Check me out on

C. D. SAMUDA: - (romance)

Love's Abandon Series:-

...(1) His Sacrifice for Love - Amazon Bestseller

...(2) Breath of Fire

...(3) Complete Abandon

A Touch of Love Series: -

...(1)The Scent of You - Amazon top 100 bestseller in the first week.

...(2) The Scent of Christmas

...(3) Orchids are Forvever

Dirty by Design Series: -

...(1) Dirty Encounter

...(2) Dangerously Dirty

...(3) Riding Dirty

...(4) Dirty Proposal



Diana Flame:- (sci-fi, fantasy, paranormal and anything beyond the ordinary)

Awakening: The Prince of Nabalar (The Awakened Book 1) - Science fiction adventure romance

The Dragon Curse - Paranormal romance

Seduced by the Vampire Prince - Vampire romance

The 7TH Kingdom Series

...(1) Guardian

...(2) Warrior

...(3) Protector

...(4) Heir