The Slight Edge

Goodmorning Fabulous readers, Last night I spent 1 hour reading a book called ‘Slight edge’. I recommend it highly -it’s just a few pounds if you buy the kindle or eVersion of it. The slight edge in a nutshell can be summarised as- if you have ever been successful at anything, look at what youContinue reading “The Slight Edge”

Conversations with an African Grandmother

Grandmother: Adaugo! Adaugo! Adaugo (In a very sleepy voice): Eh nnem, I am coming o… Grandmother: Nwam, I hope you had a good night’s sleep? Hurry up, have your bath, eat breakfast fast and accompany me to visit mama Ikenna Adaugo: Nnem, isn’t a bit too early to be visiting anyone? Grandmother: You know mamaContinue reading “Conversations with an African Grandmother”

Amazing Peace: A Christmas Poem

Thunder rumbles in the mountain passes And lightning rattles the eaves of our houses. Flood waters await us in our avenues. Snow falls upon snow, falls upon snow to avalanche Over unprotected villages. The sky slips low and grey and threatening. We question ourselves. What have we done to so affront nature? We worry God.Continue reading “Amazing Peace: A Christmas Poem”

Bukola Fash: On men, marriage and sex.

We have been friends for a while and I love the comments she makes on relationships. We got talking and before long we went into a full blown interview on relationships. Below are excerpts from the interview. On Infidelity: As far as I am concerned, this is an act that results from believing you haveContinue reading “Bukola Fash: On men, marriage and sex.”

Of bras, bra-fitters and skin cancer.

One of our readers sent in this article and asked me to share it on the SWN to help other women. I chuckled as I read the first part because I am one of those who have never used a bra fitter…I just sort of estimated what size will work for me and went forContinue reading “Of bras, bra-fitters and skin cancer.”

Think Again -World Hepatitis Day is 28th July

World wide on the 28th of July, Hepatitis is brought to the stage. There are various types of hepatitis viruses. Some are sexually transmitted, others are not. They all cause inflammation of the Liver and in some cases, long term problems like Liver cancer. On the Sexual Wellbeing Network, we want to use this opportunityContinue reading “Think Again -World Hepatitis Day is 28th July”

Another survivor speaks out: Lovely Nevo Burrell on surviving breast cancer.

Nevo talks us through finding out that she had breast cancer and the impact it had on her life. We often think cancer is confined to someone or some people out there. It can be an eye opener to find it so close. Especially in someone relatively young.   How often do you check yourContinue reading “Another survivor speaks out: Lovely Nevo Burrell on surviving breast cancer.”

HIV? Me? No, I am married! (17)

“Yes, that’s wise. It will be good if you all get tested and we can arrange that for you.” ”Meanwhile if someone has a bloodborne virus like HIV, it is good medical practice to check for other bloodborne viruses like hepatitis as these can sometimes go together because they can be passed on in similarContinue reading “HIV? Me? No, I am married! (17)”

HIV? Me? No, I am married! (16)

I stood up when he did, our eyes clashing. For once I was grateful for my height because he was really tall and imposing. I wasn’t going to be intimidated, however. “Please do the right thing. Tell her your status so she can get tested’.” He maintained his defiant stance for a moment. “And ifContinue reading “HIV? Me? No, I am married! (16)”