Do you remember Lt.Dan in Forrest Gump? The one who came back from the war crippled? He blames Forrest for saving him and after they come home, he is seen struggling with the impacts of war. He engages in self-destructive behavior, is reckless and is usually angry. In Iron Man 3, Tony Stark struggles with … Continue reading All you need to know about PTSD!!
Bess had always been self-conscious about her body. She always cared a bit too much about how she looked. Her weight was always a constant worry for her. She would eat little, or sometimes nothing as she never wanted to pack in the pounds. When she looked in the mirror, she was fat, ugly and … Continue reading Do you have an eating disorder?
Anxiety is a mental disorder that can affect anyone in society. It can be treated and managed and one can live a normal life.
Despite the stigma that surrounds anything mental health, there are a few brave souls that still get the strength and courage to talk, encourage, and inspire about their mental conditions. The awareness they bring is one that is unrivaled. We get to learn, understand, and handle issues of mental health easily by just paying more … Continue reading Grace Wairimu; Strength Unwavered
It was now 6 days since the incident. Richie was at home thanks to his wife who had immediately got him out of jail for what he claimed were trumped-up charges. She had paid 50,000Kshs for him to be released. On their drive back home, Richie was too chatty and looked nervous. Esther had tried … Continue reading SINFUL LOVE – PART 5
They say there’s always a first time for everything! Well, do you remember your ‘firsts’? While answering these questions, I realized that I have had a pretty normal, boring life. No pizzazz or drama. So I asked the same questions to bossman, my SO, and his answers were funny, over-the-top, and definitely more interesting. (Catch … Continue reading My first time!
Being pregnant and later giving birth looks great on paper, like super-duper great! So great that when you see cute baby shower photos and chubby cute babies, you are tempted to want that for yourself. Your uterus starts singing and doing summersaults and before you know it, boom, you’re preggers. Then you are left wondering … Continue reading Things I wish I knew before becoming a mommy!!
For the last couple of weeks, I have struggled with writer's block. Can’t really wrap my head around what’s going on really. So today I was going through some work I had written a while back to see if I could get some motivation and get me going and I found this, dated February 20th, … Continue reading Forgive and Forget
Here’s a story of hope, love, faith, and perseverance. A story of how to play the cards we are dealt with; of believing in God and not letting your faith quiver. A story that continues to unfold and I am honored to tell it to you today. My cousin Kellen, we call her Kesh, was … Continue reading She has an S on her chest!
At age 22, things had started to look up. His uncle had put in a good word for him to one of his friends who worked at a factory. Favor had gotten employed doing menial jobs 2 weeks after he left home and had now been working as a cleaner for almost a year. He … Continue reading We will never understand (Part 2)