A few months after my twenty-ninth birthday I decided to undergo genetic testing to determine whether I had inherited my mom’s mutation (an individual with a BRCA mutation has a fifty percent chance of passing it on to his or her children).Read More
Sex and the female body are such taboo topics in the Black community that all some people know is that one day everyone’s saying you’re cute and the next, everyone’s saying you’re fast. Fortunately for me, my aunt talked to me about my body and sent me resources to do my own exploring.
My anxiety brings me irrational thoughts gift wrapped in ribbons and bows, and when I open it, it’s all I can think about. The inability to move from this spot is my anxiety personified. Trying to find ways to cope with it is something I struggle with, but I continue to work at it every day. Most recently, my anxiety took me to a place I never thought I’d go.Read More