Akelo, I’ve liked your hair this week, except for today. Today your hair looks like a napkin.
she probably said that with the straightest face and then moved on with life
I swear my mom thinks everything causes an ulcer. I love spicy food and then she was like “that can cause ulcer”. I dry swallowed a tiny little allergy pill and she started freaking out saying I’m going to get an ulcer. I even Googled both of the things she said could cause an ulcer and they don’t.
It’s so much pressure having African parents.
I very rarely do anything to make me happy.
I want to make my parents happy.
The pressure is killing me.
Anxiety is killing me.
Who I am and who people see are not the same.
I just want to rest forever.