In Grad School for Therapy

I started this blog because I was just over writing so many long essay projects for school. I wanted space where I can rumble on and also procrastinate productively without feeling bad about it. But graduate school required every brain cell necessary and with the first semester ending last week. I am back again from … Continue reading In Grad School for Therapy

“Insecure” Gets Me Nervous

I have been avoiding a few movies or shows that highly address VERY REAL struggles of a Black character. I vicariously live in them and what they are experiencing are things I have also experienced. It's more apparent when I watch shows like Insecure, Dear White People and Queen Sugar. They are great shows! There … Continue reading “Insecure” Gets Me Nervous

The Fan with Trust Issues

You know when you really love and trust someone, and that person betrays you? Well, that’s not exactly what happened to me. What I’ll talk about was actually less harmful, but harmful nonetheless. My love was for books and movies, and the betrayal came from the authors, actors and/or creators. These people, who created amazing … Continue reading The Fan with Trust Issues

What to do, what not to do? The COVID question.

I don’t think I realized the importance of having a routine to my daily life until this pandemic basically turned my daily plans upside down. Maybe it doesn’t help that I’m unemployed right now. Nor does it help that I haven’t fully transitioned out of my college life, which consisted solely of eating, studying, working, … Continue reading What to do, what not to do? The COVID question.

Americanah By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s book Americanah about love, loss and identity really spoke my story and my feelings. The premises of it is a young woman immigrating to the US leaving her home and her love. A young man’s immigrating to the UK looking for his love, freedom and identity. Their stories entangled in a web … Continue reading Americanah By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie