Heading down to San Fernando today, my hometown here in Trinidad and Tobago. As my taxi driver does the hard work, I feel the usual butterflies I get knowing I will see the sights and some people I love in a bit, if even for a little bit. Passing to check my Dad, who has been a huge support as I wrestle (willingly) with my new diagnosis, and that in itself has worked wonders. Popping in to see my school friend, neighbour and famaaaaaleeeee, JR and her gorgeous daughter and it is thoughts of all of this that has me … Continue reading Where are my meds? Literally.
I took this picture last Carnival at Peter Minshall’s Callaloo Company, as I attempted to get involved in something that I never quite did. It’s an image that I am most proud of, since I started my photography journey and one that I didn’t quite know where I should use until now. This image perfectly describes mental health to me. When I look at her, I see darkness yet light. Beauty yet pain. Wounds yet renewal. Scars yet fond memories. I see her surviving this world, come what may. She has removed her eyes for she can’t always be sure … Continue reading Mental Health 101
So a week or two ago, TTChatterbox celebrated her third birthday as a brand. To be honest, I like her way more than I like myself. And though that may sound pitiful, she’s just so fun. Knows all the cool stuff. Is uber useful. I could go on. And I will. Continue reading #chatterboxlife … update.
As a little girl, my mother repeated the musing of my very first teacher from time to time … “Michelle does as she wants and not as she’s told”… as I stand ready to face forty, she wasn’t wrong. Makes … Continue reading I’m Doing it Huawei.