Day 24: Breathe

#30DaysOfSelfCare In dealing with shit, there are these little spaces, moments of solace during the thick of depression and feels, that can be a saving grace. This morning is such a moment. I’ve really been struggling with this thing (I’m not quite ready to name it yet) and it’s made me an emotional wreck this

Day 23: Reinvent

#30DaysOfSelfCare This week has destroyed me. I’ve been dealing with something really personal this last while and it’s been particularly difficult because it so close to me. I can’t talk about it just yet, but I’ll share it with you when I’m ready and not an emotional wreck. That said, sometimes the best remedy for

Day 22: Visibility

#30DaysOfSelfCare Happy International Transgender Day of Visibility ! ! ! This time last year I wasn’t out to all my friends and family. It was difficult because I didn’t know how to tell them. Not only did I have no idea what to say, I didn’t even have the vocabulary to fully understand and articulate

Day 21: Tomorrow

#30DaysOfSelfCare Goodbyes are difficult and I often struggle to say how I feel to the person in person, because too many feels. So I’m going to try here. I’m honestly sometimes a terrible human being because I so rarely tell people just how much they matter to me and how much I appreciate them. Not

Day 20: Script

#30DaysOfSelfCare A quick lesson in humility. So, yesterday I was at Groote Schuur Hospital for my repeat script for HRT. I’m there every two months to pick up my medication but, somehow, things never go to plan at the hospital. I don’t want to go into the agonizing details of the experience, so I’m cutting a

Day 19: Wish

#30DaysOfSelfCare Sharing these bits of my life and experiences with you has been amazingly liberating so far. I’m also enjoying the pressure of engaging in a number of creative processes everyday. Today’s been a pretty emotional day so this is going to be a relatively short post. And I thought I’d just share a quick

Day 18: Stage

#30DaysOfSelfCare Today is World Theatre Day and I thought I do a little post on the massive impact this beautiful art form has had on my life. A quick history… World Theatre Day started in 1961 and is run by the The International Theatre Institute (ITI). The intension was to promote a culture of theatre