The past week was easily one of the craziest weeks of my life. However, somewhere between not one, not two, but three emergency room visits, I was able to getaway and enjoy my birthday over the weekend….
I’m really not that girl that makes a big deal of her birthday – maybe because I’ve always been around my mum who does the most…throwing parties and all, so I’ve never had to overthink it….
When I’m not creating content for my site, I contribute to Teakisi, a blogzine for African women. I have a feeling you might laugh or relate to this last article I wrote for them….
“Hi, my name is Joie, I was looking at your profile and I wanted to ask a question. Your confidence is so strikingly wonderful, how do you get past that little voice in your head and the voices of others? People saying how much prettier you’d be if you lost weight and stuff? I’ve struggled with my weight and body image my entire life. I see people like you and I am so inspired and ready to take that leap of faith where I wear whatever I want and then I look up and feel that sinking feeling.
I also would love to know how you got into the modeling industry, I’ve had people tell me I should do it but my parents say that I need to lose weight first… even though plus models exist…. how did you get to where you are?”
The Alpha woman exudes a confidence that follows her everywhere she goes. Don’t get it twisted, a boss isn’t always an Alpha woman; an Alpha woman, however, is always a boss!…
Happy New Year Fabbies!!! I guess you can say that Back to school = Back on schedule = Time allocated to creating blog content….
I call my blog “My Happy Place.” Watching something I started as a hobby grow into a brand that I’m proud of has truly been the most exciting bit for me this year. It’s always humbling when I meet new friends who tell me they love my content and keep up with my posts….