Author: Harriet Anena

Author of A Nation in Labour. Online Content Producer at African Centre for Media Excellence. Researcher. Blogger. Word slayer

It started like this. The Doc said I have a syndrome. When the syndrome comes, it sets my spine on fire, my intestines go into a pull and shrink mode, my mind forgets what it should remember and remembers what it should forget. My hormones get jumpy; sometimes (most times) I don’t want to get out of bed because my body acquires the weight of a train and aches like it’s aching to win a Nobel. On those days, I hate the music that usually make me smile and I shrink like a tortoise, convincing the world I don’t exist.…

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