Tag: health

One of them finally spoke to me and all I gathered from the conversation was MY EAR MIGHT BE DEFORMED. I teared non-stop as soon as I heard that line!

Yes, the virus stays in my body but it is treatable not like HPV which can cause cancer and HIV which is life threatening.

My appetite decreased and as I lost weight, the warped mindset of “If only I were thinner, I would be more desirable” and “if only I were perfect, life would be perfect.” Feeling foolish, I isolated myself, and now I was shopping in the children’s section, something a 5′ something woman should never do.

In some parts of the world, the idea of beauty goes as such: ‘the fairer you are, the more attractive you’ll be’. I’ve had my fair share of struggles and hardship in my pursuit to be confident in my own skin. Using my gift as a writer to inspire people, this is my story – along with three lovely ladies who have joined in my pursuit to break the stereotype.