Tag: Mental Health

Grey – The Play

Grey is described as a “colourful, candid show exploring depression and black women’s mental health”. The brainchild of the incredibly talented Koko Brown, this masterpiece of a play is a coalesce of BSL (British Sign Language), spoken word and vocal looping. Koko’s plays a… Continue Reading “Grey – The Play”

My Birthday’s Back Again

It’s the anniversary of both my blog and my birth day. The first article I ever wrote (maybe not published) was ‘Birthday Blues’ and it was written out of necessity. Birthday blues aka the recurring feeling of sadness and despair that occurs as my… Continue Reading “My Birthday’s Back Again”

Disappearing Acts, Weight Gain & Insta Sets

Weight Gain & Disappearing ActsFor a while I was kidding myself, I believed it was just holiday weight from all the Christmas calories consumed. But its now almost 6 months after the festive season and I’ve come to the conclusion, that I’ve just gotten… Continue Reading “Disappearing Acts, Weight Gain & Insta Sets”

Case File No. 10

His just another guy who told me goodbyeWith no malicious intentions to make me cryJust another guy to add to the list of niggas who made me cryAnd bawl to the stage where I was ready to it end it allEchoes of the familiar… Continue Reading “Case File No. 10”

U . N . D . E . R . D . O . G

To my lost one I would have changed everything about myself to please youRather than have the self respect or the resolve to leave youLast week, I would have made every concession, But now I have to vie for your affectionNow I have to… Continue Reading “U . N . D . E . R . D . O . G”

Dating While Depressed – Part 1

Dating while depressed is just an extremely difficult process and a hard decision to make. The very nature of dating and opening up your heart to someone requires vulnerability and a certain fragility. Allowing myself to be that vulnerable and open while already in… Continue Reading “Dating While Depressed – Part 1”

Summer Seventeen (Repeated)

I let this guy first ruin my life in 2017, it’s now 2019 and I’m still having sleepless nights over him. Is this what happens when someone with Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder (EUPD) meets someone with Emotional Detachment Disorder (EDD) and everything implodes. I… Continue Reading “Summer Seventeen (Repeated)”

To Be Or Not To Be, That Is The Question

  In the words of Keyshia Cole, “I changed my mind, I don’t want you no more”. I feel like I’ve only just finished editing my last post about re-entering the dating pool, only for me to decide “computer says no”. In the past… Continue Reading “To Be Or Not To Be, That Is The Question”

Solve Birthday Blues

I recently turned 23, which when all considered is an irrelevant year with that within the context of life is insignificant. Far from being a milestone and barring anything personally momentous occurring, over time it becomes muddled into the twenty somethings. I struggle with… Continue Reading “Solve Birthday Blues”