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Reflecting on 25 – My Highlights from 2020

Reflecting on 25 – My Highlights from 2020

Document the moments you feel most in love with yourself – what you’re wearing, who you’re around, what you’re doing. Recreate and repeat Warsan Shire I have only been Twenty-six for three months and Twenty-five is already fading into a blur. So, I wanted to take […]

The Weight of Words

The Weight of Words

I have recently put on weight. I know this because I was there when the angry purple stretchmarks crept up on my waist. But for some reason everyone feels the need to tell me about my weight gain in greatly concerned tones. People see bodies […]

Going Green – Of Failed New Year Resolutions

Going Green – Of Failed New Year Resolutions

“Twenty-five years ago people could be excused for not knowing much, or doing much, about climate change. Today we have no excuse.“ Desmond Tutu, Former Archbishop of Cape Town One of my new year resolutions was to go green. I remember my partner responding to this […]

Life Update – 2021 Goals and Covid19

Life Update – 2021 Goals and Covid19

Hi my love, Happy new year. I was not planning on writing anything until march because honestly, I feel like I have nothing worth saying. But here I am unravelling before you today because that has changed (hooray?). The first thing on the agenda is […]

5 Amazing things I have Learnt at 25

5 Amazing things I have Learnt at 25

It’s no secret that 25 has been the best year of my life. I wrote a book and my breasts doubled in size which has resulted in the most delicious boost of confidence I have ever felt in my life. But that aside life has […]

5 Things I have Recently Learnt about Relationships

5 Things I have Recently Learnt about Relationships

Hey girl hey, So I got into a relationship last year and it has not been at all what I am used to. I am learning a few things, unpacking some toxicity and trying to let it go. For instance how am I endlessly tweeting […]

10 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Running

10 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Running

So I recently started running for the first time as an adult. I got tired of sitting around at home all day “working” and making frequent trips to the kitchen. My legs had started cramping often and I knew I needed to exercise, not with […]

On turning 25

On turning 25

I always thought turning 25 would be a catastrophic life altering event I would never recover from. And I had every right to think so given my history of having incapacitating meltdowns on my birthdays. I imagined I would be curled up in bed sobbing […]

10 Things I have Learned at 24

10 Things I have Learned at 24

2019 has been A LOT but come to think about it which year has not been? I have unlearned so much and this has been the year I have come into my own. Today I wanted to take the time to reflect on all of […]

Notes to Xa

Notes to Xa

Share your art when you are ready,no one is waiting for it. The universe is full of infinite possibilities. Take a deep breath you are doing okay. Start the thing, write the constitution. Take the trip, alone. Rise to the occasion. Stop alienating the people […]

Life Currently – Healing My Body

Life Currently – Healing My Body

There are only small steps upward;an easier day,an unexpected laugh,a mirror that doesn’t matter anymore. I am thawing Laurie Halse Anderson (Winter Girls) Malaria sucks,malaria drugs are even worse. But I thought I could power through it because I am a baddie. So when I […]

I Took a Dating Detox,This is What Happened

I Took a Dating Detox,This is What Happened

Like all great stories this one begins in the middle of a drunk emotional break down in a parking lot. With Rachael literally steering me towards her car. How did we get here? Well first of all I was going through a break up and […]