Category: Candid

Self Check 2019

3 Minutes Read I don’t feel the need to hide anymore. I stepped into the light and allowed myself to feel everything about myself. The good, the bad, the ugly, the really, really nasty parts I would rather hide, and I ended up embracing them fully...

A little wiser

Nobody tells you how expensive detergent or tissue is. They run out like water in the dry Sahara… weeeehhh!!! (Ni kubaya!!) Food is also bloody expensive especially in this fucked up economy.

Marykenya Unbound

Baby, I’m trying to be better for you and for myself as well I hope that I will be able to live up to your expectations.

Hey there 👋

''I love writing. Writing is me. It’s how I get to express myself and it’s how I let people in. Writing is both easy and hard. It’s both a blessing and a curse.

My first time

The class was over and for the very first time, in my entire existence, I wanted to have some ‘one on one’ with the Guest Speaker. Now this is someone I’ve looked up to since  I rediscovered my love for writing. And so, with one of the strongest colds I’ve ever had to carry around,

The Big Move

Waking up alone in a foreign environment is wierd AF…it takes a second for my mind to readjust and after that, there’s always this pit feeling I’m left with that sucks balls but I’m learning how to get past it. It’s the second day and all I want to do is go back home. I

🥂To New Beginnings

If you closely keep up with Marykenyablog 💜 like I keep up with the Kardashians, you may have come across one of my pieces Fallen Grace. Writing it, I felt broken and defeated but here I am, Collecting the pieces of the broken parts with hope… so much hope that I’m excited about this new

Psyche Wellness

I Knocked on the door…this simple act represented my very last resort. “Come in.” A voice from the other side answered. I timidly walked in and said hey to the lady who’s office felt warm and her smile even warmer. “Take a sit on the couch I’ll be joining you in just a minute.” She

Dear Black Folks

As people, we are defined by different things; social class, gender and race just to name a few. The color of our skin has been used to define us but that has never been a bad thing because I’m proud of being a black African woman the problem comes in  when someone uses it to

Fallen Grace

You got it in you Introductions make me nervous. As a new kid in class it gets to play out in a rather twisted way. Being a newbie, you never know if guys will go all ‘mean girls’ on you or be a tinsy bit accommodating. So you just stand there looking at these strangers