I choose to be alive

In October, most students are preparing for exams in South Africa but here I was contemplating suicide. I walked into the clinic with my friend as we always do when we go for our quarterly check-ups and I walked out a different person. My life was shattered when the friendly doctor told me I was…

My Purse – a journey of self-discovery

My vagina. My identity. My pandora’s box. My private space. My secret place. My purse. I have had a tumultuous relationship with my vagina before I was awakened to the truth in my mid-twenties that it was just another one of my precious organs that needed as much love and attention as all others. How…