Blaze Your Own Path And Write Your Own Story
So, I did a thing. I quit my job. I quit my awesome, well-paying, stable job for the second time, but this time to become
I’m sorry, you both have COVID!
“I’m sorry, you both have COVID. You and Shekou’s tests were positive”.My heart sank and my blood ran cold. I felt pure terror.Shekou was looking
Maternal Deaths are Preventable: 10 Things Every Black Woman Should Do to Have a Safe Pregnancy
It seems like every other day, we get news of another black woman who has died during or after pregnancy. The US has one of
From Your Doctor to You: 10 Things Every Pregnant Woman Should Know About Coronavirus Disease
Pregnant women around the world are understandably worried about Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19). We now have over 100,000 cases in about 100 countries, and it seems
From Your Doctor to You: Do Not Subject Girls to Hymen Checks
As a gynecologist who wrote a book about what teenage girls should know about their bodies and sex, a creator of Puberty Parties, and an
Leaving Sierra Leone
I’m so heartbroken that I’m leaving Sweet Salone even though I’m happy to be reuniting with my family in Atlanta. I am thankful to have
Chasing crabs at sunset – one year in Sierra Leone!
I have been in Sierra Leone for one year and so much has happened! It feels like yesterday, but it also feels like it has been
A baby goat is born!
So… I haven’t written a blog post in 3 months. My last blog post was the morning of August 14th, 2017 – the day that
We spent the last 2 weeks being tourists in West Africa and we had so much fun! We explored Senegal and the Gambia, and I
All together again!
I can’t believe that it has been a whole month since I wrote my last blog post. I told myself that I would blog weekly
The mountains, the beach, and my dog.
I’m settling in quite well into our home. I sit on the veranda a lot, where I have a good view of the mountains, the
It’s been a tough two weeks, but I finally sense some calmness rolling through. Work has been hectic – there is so much to do,