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Get Yourself to a Spa this 2018!!

A few months ago, I wrote on day spas you could go to for a bit of pampering. You can find my posts here and here. I decided to take my own advice (sort of, my mom thought of it), and go to a day spa. Only I wasn’t in Zimbabwe, I was in South… Continue reading Get Yourself to a Spa this 2018!!

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How to Do a Breast Self-Exam

  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… Continue reading How to Do a Breast Self-Exam

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Where to Get: Free/Low-Cost Breast Cancer Screening in Zimbabwe

Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers in Zimbabwe affecting women (according to 2012 statistics, the third most common, after Cervical cancer and Kaposi's Sarcoma), and the third most common cause of death among those cancers. It's such a devastating disease because women tend to present when it's too late. The heartbreak when… Continue reading Where to Get: Free/Low-Cost Breast Cancer Screening in Zimbabwe

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Day 21: Infertility

I see a few patients struggling with trying to conceive, and I do have the clinical knowledge of infertility, including the statistics, the research, the causes, the options, and so forth and so forth. I know where to refer my patients when all else fails, because we now have a doctor who has specialised in… Continue reading Day 21: Infertility

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Day 18: Sex on the First Date… the Teenage/Young Adult Edition

Sex education is one of those weird topics for parents. On TV, you see parents stammering and stumbling, trying to explain "the birds and the bees" or "body changes" and "urges." In high school, my Science teacher rambled through reproduction; to this day, I have no idea what happened in that class. Yes, one class.… Continue reading Day 18: Sex on the First Date… the Teenage/Young Adult Edition

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Fitness #Challenge: A Challenge

There's a YouTuber I follow, her name is Tee, her channel is nappyheadedjojoba, and I freaking love her! She is smart, she is sassy, and her natural hair is to die for!! She is goals! Her channel is real; it makes me feel like I'm catching up with an old friend, and I'm cringing internally… Continue reading Fitness #Challenge: A Challenge

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Where to Get: Pampered in Zim (Part 2: Rest of Zim)

Finally! Part 2 is out!! For those who do not live in Harare, but also want to pamper themselves here and there, here are a few suggestions for you: BULAWAYO The Haven Relaxation and Beauty Spa 281 L. Takawira Ave Khumalo Bulawayo Tel: (09) 239673 0776 980 615 They also have branches in Victoria Falls… Continue reading Where to Get: Pampered in Zim (Part 2: Rest of Zim)

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Where to Get: Free Counselling

I'm writing this after hearing that the lead singer of Linkin Park, Chester Bennington, passed away yesterday, in an apparent suicide. Hearing about this brought feelings that I thought I had dealt with to the surface. This man and his band got me through rough days, opened me up to a friendship with a fellow… Continue reading Where to Get: Free Counselling

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Where to get: Pampered in Zim (Part 1: Harare)

I was browsing through Twitter a few days ago, and TeteHumba's tweet made me realise that I have not begun to live my best life just yet!! Hi #Twimbos I'm looking for a reasonably priced Beauty Spa in Harare? Any suggestions? RT for awareness@263Chat — TeteHumba 🇿🇼 (@TeteHumba) July 8, 2017 I went through a mini-crisis:… Continue reading Where to get: Pampered in Zim (Part 1: Harare)