Wellness

Life after Mastectomy

The decision to have a bilateral mastectomy was undeniably the right thing to do at that time to save my life. Being the right thing to do didn’t make it any easier to deal with. The loss of my breast to cancer affected me both mentally and physically after I […]

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BEAUTY/SKINCARE

How I managed acne during chemotherapy

Chemotherapy which is a cancer treatment has a myriad of side effects which includes acne. Cancer cells grow rapidly than the normal cells and chemotherapy is targeted at impeding the growth of cancerous cells but unfortunately, they affect the normal cells too. Chemotherapy affected my skin cells, leaving my skin […]

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Fashion

5 EASY WORK WEAR INSPIRATION

Every morning I literally get buried in clothes trying to figure out what to wear to work.¬†After working in the corporate world for over ten years, I still don’t particularly love suits… Is it just me? Suits make me feel restrained and I would rather opt for a formal dress. […]

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Wellness

Radiation and side effects

After I completed chemotherapy and had a double mastectomy, I was advised I had to have radiation. Radiation therapy is a targeted treatment of cancer cells that may stick around after surgery, using X-rays. My hair was trickling in and I was seriously fighting with regaining my self-image. The news […]

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Food

Food and Interracial Relationships

My bae and I have polar opposite tastes in food as we come from different backgrounds and cultures. We are both very open-minded to expanding our palates although our foods are drastically different. Because of this, we have faced several challenges when it comes to food. I am your everyday […]

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Fashion

Jumping into a Jumpsuit- Here’s how I rock them

Jumpsuits are super chic onesies. They are comfortable, relaxed and unique. I love them for their versatility because they can be worn casually and you can dress it up with blazers and heels for a glam look. I like how it is a complete outfit, like a dress its one […]

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Perspective

Chemo Brain – The Side Effect of Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy is one of the treatments of cancer and Chemo has several side effects from hair loss, mouth sores, fatigue and a myriad of other side effects including chemo brain. It is also referred to as chemo fog. It refers to temporal memory and cognitive problems. I first noticed it […]

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Adventure

Hiking at the Flume Gorge

We were at the white mountains for a week and the Flume Gorge was on our to-do list. It was a rainy day but we still headed out. The Flume Gorge is a natural gorge of 800 feet, that extends from the base of Mount Liberty. The walls rise to […]

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