Tag: choice

The Women Who Said Yes to Themselves

Warrior woman, I see you. I see you every day. I see you as you walk past me on the street, weaving through crowded avenues, your feet sinking into the…

Dear Stomach Hanging Over My Jeans: You Are Awesome

In 2009 my body was a bit of a mess. I’d had an acute attack of pancreatitis which had left me hospitalised and drained and hot on the heels of…

Forever Friendships: These Too Shall Pass

There is nothing quite like the feeling we get when we stumble across someone who gets our weirdness and craziness and doesn't judge our crankiness. They understand our dreams and…

What I Know at 40 That I’d Tell Myself at 20

Picture yourself in your mind's eye twenty years ago. Who do you see? What shaped your world at that time? If you could go back to that instant, what would…

Which Way Is Next?

"What do you want to be when you grow up?” I can’t remember the age I was when I was first asked that question but I’m fairly certain that my…