Struggles of Being Me

There’s a time I used to wake up at 5:00am…after a night of 3 hour sleep breaks; prepare breakfast for the family, they’d be out of the house by 6:30am by which time I’d put a workout DVD and have a 45 minute workout. Then I’d shower and do my chores till ‘little man’ wakes […]

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A Tale of Two Cities

I was brought by two strict women. How many of you can related to this and were brought up by a strict parent? Had mine not been strict I would probably not be where I am today and accomplished what I have so far. I grew up in a poor, bad neighborhood in Eastlands, Nairobi. […]

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Of Transitions and Turning Points

Just before joining secondary school, my mind felt like it was hosting a rowdy conference of conflicting thoughts and fears daily. The fear of being bullied was the most terrifying. I had heard stories of seniors defining first years as pregnant mosquitoes with characteristics of mad dogs….and taking them to toilets to do breathing exercises! […]

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