From childhood challenges to dental health, lessons in trusting my body’s signals came from tattoo artists, doctors & life coaches.
A medical appointment brings up insights about vulnerability, age, class and socializing. And this is before I even go through the door.
Our value as human beings is determined by our use. What happens to the things that make us human in this capitalist world? Mental health suffers.
Closures have never been easy for me. 2022 feels like a long checklist. I have to go somewhere next but where and why?
I had COVID earlier this month. Finally, the axe I’ve been dreading since March 2020, fell. It was the second chop, the first being my parents catching it earlier this year. I am grateful that these have been mild variants & we didn’t suffer like a lot of other people…
I’m often told I don’t look my age. What is complimentary about that?
I think we yearn for our blank slate states, for our most pristine, untouched selves. It’s why we romanticise childhood even though it’s most likely had its share of hardships & knocks. Tattoos are a curious borderline point between our most fearful, vulnerable selves that want to look back &…
Reading my medical file feels like a nostalgia trip & a mystery both in one. Sherlock Holmes & the case of falling blood pressure.
Lockdown is on. I’m showing up for it in style.
I’m finding my menstrual cup is a good way to keep a check on my overall health.