I’ve sat in many waiting rooms in my life but, for the first time after treatment, I find myself in the waiting room of a Breast clinic waiting to be seen for a mammogram I began my day by dropping Samuel off at Pre-School and finally listening to a voice note that a friend had … Continue reading The Waiting Room
“I’m sorry but, you have breast cancer…”
It's Wednesday 25th March... I'm back to old habits of not completing posts... Gosh, that title was hard to write... I've read and re-read it and stared in disbelief. Truth is... it's the truth. I've thought long and hard about how best to deliver this. I've recorded a voice note for my dormant podcast... I've … Continue reading “I’m sorry but, you have breast cancer…”
Chapter 34... It’s been four years since I started this blog and I take a huge amount of pride in saying that it has brought me an immense amount of joy. What began as a form of release and wanting to let the world know “Hey! My name is Kemi, I’ve been diagnosed with unexplained … Continue reading Chapter 34
Dear 17 Year Old Kemi
Dear Kemi, Whilst it's been 5 years since you started your period, I thought it would be important to let you know how crucial it is that you track it... When I say track it, I'm talking about meticulously recording the start and end dates of your cycle. The reason for this is that it … Continue reading Dear 17 Year Old Kemi
How to be a friend to someone on the fertility journey
"It's not right but, it's ok"... I was listening to the famous Whitney Houston song and it suddenly brought back a lot of memories... Memories from Secondary School and memories of my journey. You see, the thing is, I'm still on the fertility journey. It's something I've been pondering for so long - "Where do … Continue reading How to be a friend to someone on the fertility journey
I’ve started a podcast!
In 2017, I had a conversation with someone about why I had not started a YouTube channel... Again, the common argument was that people don't read as much and my posts can sometimes be too long... For those who know me, I'm sure you could picture the "not impressed" look on my face! I've said … Continue reading I’ve started a podcast!
A different kinda low
This year, I've decided that I need to stop partially writing posts and letting them build up in my drafts folder. So... here's one that I started in November 2017 and finished this month. Take a look at the image below... does this sum up how you feel sometimes, even when you've got the biggest … Continue reading A different kinda low
A Little Encouragement for 2018
Happy New year Everyone! Wow, 2017, was definitely a beautiful year for me! I pray that wherever you are on your journey, you can look back at 2017 and smile at it all. On the 31st December, I did an Instagram Live event called 'Let's pray... Together' and was pleased with the amount of people … Continue reading A Little Encouragement for 2018
Hi Everyone, I cannot believe that it's the last day of 2017! The is going to sound so cliche but, where did the year go? I always find that the first half of the year drags and then once it hits August, I feel that we're in fast-forward. I've been shying away from doing something … Continue reading Let’s Pray…
The other day I was listening to a sermon by Bishop TD Jakes and he used an analogy of penguins huddling together to illustrate his point about people working together and supporting one another. I became very curious and began researching more on the Emperor Penguin. My top five facts are Emperors are the largest … Continue reading Emperor Penguins