Breasts: My mastectomy story and overcoming loss

The female form had long been defined by curves and shapely silhouettes. Young girls have long had to deal with the plight of being either “flat-chested” or overly endowed with “ample bosoms”. Fortunate are those who have the perfect pair of breasts. Our breast size really is written in our DNA code and we have…

Living my best life one day at a time

There are events and situations which occur in your life that can forever change the trajectory of your life and story. Here is one of mine. Three months ago, I took a trip to visit my family in the USA. I had not seen them for over a year with the Covid-19 lockdown. On a…

10 Amazing Facts About Tamarind

For the love of tamarind I recently had a pleasant childhood flashback when I saw a basket of tamarind in my local supermarket and I was immediately taken back to my childhood in Guyana. Tamarind is not a fruit which I see very often here in Haiti. Although it is definitely known and there are…