Hello Ladies! I needed to remind you about the importance of a well-fitting bra. For places where you can get good quality bras in Zim, you can check the post here. The bra stores I spoke of will do the fittings for you and tell you how to spot a well-fitting bra, but it is … More How to: Spot an Ill-Fitting Bra
Today, we’re going to talk about doing a breast self-exam. According to international cancer guidelines, it is optional to do a breast self-exam, but it is important to be aware of changes in your breasts. To those who want to learn how to do a breast self-exam, here are detailed instructions I got from WebMD.If … More How to Do a Breast Self-Exam
I’ve seen more people talking about mental health, and that is real encouraging. We’re moving from times when mental illness was seen as demon-possession, a “White man’s disease”, seeking attention, to what it really is: illness that needs treatment. It is quite an extreme sport being African. If it wasn’t the blatant dismissal of mental … More Where to Get: Free/Low-Cost Counselling in Zimbabwe (Updated)
When I was in high school, it was a given for me that my skin would start itching like crazy when winter hit. It was a disaster, to the point that I’d have scratch marks by September. When I finally told my mom about it, she replied, matter-of-factly, “Your skin’ll be dry.”Since then I’ve realised … More No Ash and Straw This Winter!
Winter is here, and my Quarter Wife is probably mad at me right now because I haven’t started on her booties and beanie. I have been promising to knit them for her since March, and I’m still twiddling my fingers (erm… blame it on the blog? Yes? No? No). I have no one to blame … More Where to Get: Knitting Stuff
Mother’s Day is in 4 days, and while I was scrambling, trying to figure out what to get my mother for this year, I came across this gem on Twitter: What to get mom on Mother’s Day? Dishwashing liquid and bleach, suggests Africa’s largest supermarket @CheckersSA pic.twitter.com/fjM6FuR9NT — AP du Plessis (@ap1pel) May 7, 2018 … More Mother’s Day Ideas… in Zimbabwe.
*That was meant to be the body of my blog post, but since my dear offspring woke us up in the middle of the night (read: 7am), I have changed the body of my post, while keeping the title. I like the title, it reminds me of a simpler time, a non-adulting time… Happy Independence … More Favourite Thing #13: Sleeping In*
Most non-hormonal contraceptives have no side effects. So you can track your fertility, use a condom, and have your dude pull out nicely with no effect on your body. Unless you have a latex allergy, all will be well for you. The other forms of contraceptives, because they are altering the menstrual cycle in one … More Part 2: Those Pesky Side Effects
For this post, I’m going to list all the available contraceptive methods in Zimbabwe, go into a little detail with each so you can get an idea of what’s out there in the market. I’ll go in-depth with side effects and who should/should not use each method in our next post. This post does not … More Part 1: Available Contraception in Zimbabwe
Lienne Shonhiwa is one of my heroes. I follow her on Twitter & Instagram, I read her blog, and I’ve followed her hair and business journey from (almost) the beginning. She is driven, dedicated, humble, and… I just love her!! So when she suggested I try out her products, I said yes eagerly! I even … More ManeTain Organics: A Review