I’ve always struggled with saying NO. My entire life, I’ve always sought to make everyone else happy. As a little girl, with a very strong-willed mother, I learned early on to do her bidding or face the cold shoulder. I learned to choose peace. From letting her choose my outfit to my hairstyle to beingContinue reading “No! No! I Said No!”
Category Archives: Life 101
Do you ever come across photos of someone you used to know and it actually hits a nerve and somehow your mood changes? Like, they did you wrong; they did the unthinkable but they are doing this well? And for a minute you think, why aren’t they languishing in pain for the pain they causedContinue reading “TRIGGERED”
WHAT A WEEK!
Wueh! What a week! 🙆🏽♀️ See, I am Kenyan, and when I say ‘wueh’ its a more intense version of ‘phew’. The latter is basically a sigh but my Kenyan version explains my week much better. I swear, if I could go back 7 days and redo this week, I would handle it much better.Continue reading “WHAT A WEEK!”
I’m sitting in my living room, scrolling through Instagram and watching ‘Reasonable Doubt’ and I stumble upon this very cute couple. The first slide is a picture of their hands intertwined, in black and white. I can tell who is who because her nails are neatly manicured and a medium size rock is the centerContinue reading “SINGLE INSECURE”
ESTEEM BLOW 🤛
The past two weeks have been hard on my self-esteem. I’ve had so many unsolicited sentiments thrown my way in the past two weeks than I have in my entire life. I’ve stood up for myself while doubting myself at the same time. It’s safe to say that the words coming out of my mouthContinue reading “ESTEEM BLOW 🤛”
Hang in there!
What a week! If there was a week that was meant to finish me it should have been this one, by all means. From the very beginning of the week on Sunday, it’s been a roller coaster of bad occurrences and some sort of bad cloud hanging over my head. The only reason I haven’tContinue reading “Hang in there!”
Woman Evolve: Part One – The Root
This is a series of reflections on my evolution journey, inspired by my current read, Woman Evolve by Sarah Jakes Roberts. This is in part a book review as well as a practical look into my journey and a first step to revolutionize my life. I hope you are inspired to do your soul searchContinue reading “Woman Evolve: Part One – The Root”
Hello 👋🏽 Happy New Year beloved! 🥳 Its been a minute. A long minute. Welcome back to The Narradora! I hope we’ll have a more consistent, engaging and fun ride this year. Keep it locked here 😊 That aside, allow me to jump right in with the wisdom okurr! 😅✌🏽 Towards the end of lastContinue reading “LISTEN…”
I’ve been gone a while huh? I know, I know. I promised consistency this time round but Obstetrics and Gynaecology has been kicking my ass for the past four weeks. I can’t even begin to explain the workload and fatigue that has engulfed me these past few weeks. I mean, night shift alone has meContinue reading “Hello there…”
FLESH AND BLOOD
I am a first born in a family of five children. Technically, I am the second born, and the first girl. However, for as long as I can remember, I have played the role of firstborn among my siblings. The intricacies of this dynamic are a story best told by a fireplace in the coldContinue reading “FLESH AND BLOOD”