Zo: Unplugged

#SpringCollection Over this last year, so many things have happened, to me. They were difficult. But there were also so many moments of joy and bliss. I’ve flowered myself into a better, more confident, healthier, happier Zoey. So here’s a quick summary of triggering events over the last while… Since writing the #30DaysofSelfCare series in

A New Season

#SpringCollection YAAAASSS, it’s good to be back! Where to begin?… There have been so many changes in my life over the last few months, some of which have just confused me, some of which have broken me, and others that elevated my happiness to a whole new level. And I would like to share those

Day 26: Fourteen

CW: SEXUAL VIOLENCE #30DaysOfSelfCare In my life I have done what I thought was best for me, with the knowledge and skills I had at the time. I made choices. And sometimes choices were made for me. And I want to briefly talk about something that happened to me while growing up. Throughout my life,

Day 24: Breathe

#30DaysOfSelfCare In dealing with stuff, 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 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 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