Change the Hand You’re Dealt

Have you ever paid attention to your thoughts? More to the point, do you have things you tell yourself like: “You’re not equipped for this” “Is this really what you want to do?” “You’re not ready”? I have. I’m starting to pay attention to when these thoughts come to mind and I’ve noticed that they usually occur when I’m about … Read More

I Fell Down

I fell down. And it hurt because most falls, actually all falls, hurt don’t they? I suppose it comes down to how much it hurts. So I fell down and it hurt, but not that much. I was in a relationship for about 5 months and it recently ended. It ended with the quietness of of a sunset but with … Read More

Surrendering

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I’ve been wearing a mask. I didn’t realize it until I took it off. Now you might be asking yourself how did I take something off that I didn’t know I was wearing, right? Very, very good question. I became friends with one Clayton Jones and somehow, someway, he’s helped me understand that removing my mask was analogous to surrendering … Read More

What do you see when you look at me?

As women, and more importantly, as human beings, we all search for something or someone to complete us. To make us whole, and bring all of our pieces together. The question we need to be asking ourselves is, “Why do we need someone else to do that?” We all know the age-old saying: “How can you expect someone to love … Read More

Cookies, Gender Roles and More Cookies

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So there I was, on my way back from school to my parent’s place, I had been craving chocolate cookies for about two weeks, so I had made a mental note to get one in a supermarket in town. I got to Ijebu-ode town just few minutes to six, I was in quite a hurry that evening because shops start … Read More

Enough Said

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I just finished reading Jennifer Aniston’s article For The Record and it made me want to stand up and clap. Jennifer’s fed up y’all. And honestly, most of us are or should be. Fed up with what you ask? The media’s portrayal of women. Rather than go into a lengthy diatribe, I’ll just highlight three things that irk me the … Read More

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