10 Things I Learned About Pregnancy

There's so much more than 10 things, but a woman's gotta start somewhere. 1 I Am Not Infertile: I've had this reoccurring thought/fear I'm infertile and would deserve it because deep down I'm not a good person. I don't precisely know its origin, but it's work in progress. I was always undecided about having children, … Continue reading 10 Things I Learned About Pregnancy

Conspiratorist, Extremist

The more I share my opinions and thoughts, the more self conscious I feel. My mind is always telling me how much of a conspiratorist and extremist I appear to be in other people's minds. Off grid living? Natural birth? Veganism? Unmarried and pregnant? Pro unschooling? My mind tries to convince me I'm a total … Continue reading Conspiratorist, Extremist

Pregnancy & Women’s Bodies/Rights

If you missed it, I’m pregnant. I’m feeling all the things you imagine I’d be feeling and more. Then amplify those ideas infinitely. I never knew such joy and anxiety could swirl together like a perfectly made PB&J sandwich. It’s a delicious nostalgia of youthfulness, but also all that sugar in the jam, the peanut … Continue reading Pregnancy & Women’s Bodies/Rights

Body Odor

Almost every topic I think to write about seems to involve some social self-annihilation, but I’ll just embrace it and stop trying to filter everything like I’m some perfect robot. With that, let’s talk about body odor, BO, of the armpit variety. I have body odor and so do you. This is just another taboo … Continue reading Body Odor

About “Jamaican Accent” (2/2)

Read part 1. The Cover. My idea was to portray a carefree young black girl. Cheeno did a cool job. My eyes are closed to imply unabashed innocence. My mouth is open and all but shouting into the world "wah gwaan?", which is written on my tongue in the picture and means "what's up?" or … Continue reading About “Jamaican Accent” (2/2)

Heroic Villain

Louise Hay says we sent ourselves back into this reality as this manifestation for a reason. I just have to remember what I wanted me to know I was wailing about the inconsequential feeling surrounding my existence. How astrologically doomed I am being left brained. I feel I have to accept somehow I'll never ascend … Continue reading Heroic Villain

Your Secrets’ Keeper

Ever shared a big secret? A secret you felt would tarnish the self created image you've curated? I've been sharing my self altering secrets over the course of almost 2 years with my partner. There aren't many, but they were real enough I felt embarrassed to keep them hidden. Like almost all of us, we … Continue reading Your Secrets’ Keeper