Category: Body Image
Reminder of My Lowest Point
Navigating mental health as a Black woman is HARD. I use to feel like I couldn’t be honest about what I was feeling. There’s a meme I’ve seen that I think perfect sums up the lack of support Black women get for mental health – it’s cartoon of a Black woman drowning and in the…
Let’s Talk Mental Health
For 29 years, I’ve been told by others that I’m too skinny. And when I’d gain weight, I was told I gained it and needed to lose it. Or I was told that I wouldn’t be able to fit into my clothes. After going home recently, the joke was that I was so small my…
In my most overwhelming moments, I believed the crap that others would tell me about myself and I would feel like I was floating out of my body. It felt like it was the only way to deal with things.