Who are you and where do you live?
I am an extraordinary woman of African descent, with ordinary needs. I am originally from the South Side of Chicago, but have lived in the Bay Area now for 13 years.
What’s your career focus?
To balance work in the field of higher education while successfully providing healing to my clients in my bodywork practice.
What’s something positive that came out of writing your story?
Being able to expose this particular moment in my life on the page was incredibly freeing; I was finally able to step out of the 'trap door' I felt it had stuffed me in.
Three words of advice for your 18-year-old self?
Self. Love. First.