Fibromyalgia: More than the Eyes See

Fibromyalgia is defined as a neurological disorder, which causes widespread musculoskeletal pain. It impacts the Central Nervous System, which impacts the body physically, emotionally, and mentally. According to research, fibromyalgia causes the brain to process pain/nerve signals differently. Fibromyalgia causes extreme fatigue, inconsistency in sleep patterns, fibro fog (loss of memory), and mood swings. The pain … More Fibromyalgia: More than the Eyes See

Over Worked N Under Paid: The Stresses of Working in Social Justice

Working in the field of social justice has been an interest of mine for the last three years. My experience working with youth, immigrants in New York, women of color and in the field of education have taught me so much about community engagement. I love that I am able to understand how different social … More Over Worked N Under Paid: The Stresses of Working in Social Justice

My Body

When I was younger I got made fun of constantly for being skinny. I was called a giraffe and boys would say things like “look at those mosquito bites” referring to my non existent boobs and “save some for the other trees” when I would drink from the water fountain. Most of my friends developed early … More My Body