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Living African

Jun 22, 2022

Dear listeners, this week - we will be talking about “Living with Hashimoto's Thyroiditis”. We will be having Anna Arrey on this episode(11) to discuss her journey with this disease, raise awareness, and share the lessons learned through battling this disease with you. So firstly, what is Hashimoto's Thyroiditis?

 


Jun 15, 2022

In episode 9, Kiali shared her “baby loss” story with us and now she is back to share that of “battling infertility” after losing her baby and trying to conceive again. Infertility is often a silent struggle and women who are struggling to conceive report feelings of depression, anxiety, isolation, and loss of...


Jun 8, 2022

There is no greater worry for a parent than losing a baby. A baby's death is particularly distressing since it is frequently unexpected and goes against the natural order of life, in which the baby is expected to precede their parents. The emotional trauma of losing a baby can result in a variety of psychological and...


Jun 1, 2022

This week - in honor of Pride Month, we will be having Leon Mopecha to discuss “Their Life As A Nonbinary African” on episode 8. Though my discussion with Leon will be focused on their life and experience as a trans person, we will also be addressing the negative outlook, stereotypes, and discrimination faced by the...


May 25, 2022

Most of my life-long friendships were built in boarding school back home in Cameroon. If you went to boarding school in Africa, you probably spent 9 months out of 12 with about 15-30 other students in a large hall filled with bunk beds and called dormitories. Life was hard, challenging, and fun, but most importantly,...