Posts in Narratives
To My Mom on Her 2nd Death-i-versary

Today marks the 2nd anniversary of my mother’s death.  There have been 730 days since she left this Earth and in that time I’ve experienced twice the number of emotions. Relief, despair, grief, sadness, anger, hope, joy, transcendence, acceptance – the full spectrum...

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NarrativesAnita Cheung
The Grief Inherent in being Black and Feminist...

In honour of March 8th, International Women's Day, I wanted to share my experience as a Black feminist. A true understanding of intersectionality and its important is rare in the current women's movement and that makes being Black and feminist really fucking hard. In fact, to be Black and female is to be in a state of constant grief...

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NarrativesAnita Cheung
Why You May Want to Avoid a Cleanse This New Year

After my mom’s passing, my sugar frenzy reached new limits – bags of kettlecorn and boxes of donuts simply vanished in my presence. Sadness left me with incredible lows and oftentimes my only hope for relief was that of a sugar high.  But, upon ringing in the New Year, I, along with nearly every other young woman on Instagram, pledged it was about fucking time to cut the crap! Enter, the cleanse.

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NarrativesAnita Cheung
A Year of Loss

Last week marked the one year anniversary of my mom's death. Having just gone through the experience of celebrating the day and as it would happen, her life, I felt it only right to share. So, here she be.

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NarrativesAnita Cheung
My Thanksgiving Survival Plan

The holidays can be tough no matter what your personal circumstances, but particularly when you're dealing with loss. In order to help make this Thanksgiving as great as it can be, I'm thinkin' up a masta plan. Below is how I plan on getting through the holiday weekend...

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