Black girls don’t get eating disorders; a myth that has been perpetuated by media, fully embraced by all communities and fogged the lenses of health professionals. I remember sitting across from my psychiatrist when she informed me that I was being hospitalised. I wasn’t sure how to react. I knew that I needed the help,Read More
Let’s talk friendships. Friendship is defined as a state of mutual trust and support. However, recently I have started to wonder how the manner in which you trust and support yourself impacts how you trust and support those around you. As an adult, forming and maintaining friendships becomes a challenge. This is because we becomeRead More
Hi everyone This post is somewhat late. I have been going back and forth deciding whether I really wanted to write it. This is because I have come to see just how problematic New Year’s resolutions can be. Resolutions, at times, have a way of holding us back; keeping us trapped in our old waysRead More
It feels weird coming back to writing….coming back to blogging because I haven’t been doing it for such a long time. But more than anything I haven’t been doing it consistently for a very long time.
Imagine loving something so much but being terrified of it at the same time. That is my relationship with food. It is complicated, at times toxic, love-hate relationship that I constantly have to work on. Many people don’t fully understand what eating disorders are, even those suffering with them. The Mayo Clinic defines eating disordersRead More
I don’t know. No really, I don’t know. I started blogging in 2014. Back then I just wanted to write so I switched my pen for the keyboard. I still had the dream of becoming a fulltime writer. I imagined that one day HuffPost would publish my work and my life would be changed forever.Read More