What a phenomenal experience to have shared my near-fatal Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (SJS) story of race-driven medical negligence on LIVE TV on Channel 4’s show, ‘Steph’s Packed Lunch’. It was even better that I got to tag team with the beautiful Dr Sharon (IG: @derm_chic) who has created an entire medical curriculum centered around this important … Continue reading CHANNEL 4 (LIVE) INTERVIEW – WHY IS IT HARDER TO DIAGNOSE DISORDERS ON NON-WHITE SKIN?
Why is it harder to diagnose disorders on non-white skin? - BBC News Watch the full VT for the BBC's discussion on the challenges with diagnosing disorders on non-white skin by clicking the button below. There is also a short clip of the interview when it aired on 02/06/2021 during BBC London's 10am news. CLICK … Continue reading BBC Interview – Why is it harder to diagnose disorders on non-white skin?
”And I know that You are with me through it all. When I rise and even when I fall. Jesus, You have been there every step of the way. I know, You will keep me going on.Hymn of Assurance (Chorus), Kanayo click here to stream hymn of assurance on all digital platforms remember to listen, … Continue reading Hymn of Assurance – NEW SINGLE OUT NOW!
‘Gaslighting’ is a complex, nuanced term that many have experienced or perpetuated. If you have ever been made to question the validity of your faith, your perception of reality, your lived experiences and feelings; you may have been a victim of gaslighting. In a grace-resistant world full of post-truths, we must learn how to deal with gaslighting by returning to the Truth of God’s Word.
It was so wonderful to sit down with my sister Queen Mo and literally review defining moments of my life so far. I felt like I was on that show “This is your life” 😝 In my 27 years I have been through so much, achieved remarkable things, and grown into the beautiful woman of … Continue reading “This Is Your Life” – Interview with MoChunks and a Post-interview reflection piece
In this post I share my 'A' graded reflective statement on the first year of my EdD at UCL, Institute of Education. It is a personal and informative account of my experience and would be a great read for anyone who is interested in furthering their studies at this level; particularly my fellow teachers and action-researchers. I am transparent and critically review my experience, including the challenges so that this can be used as a learning resource and reference point for all academics.
ITV Tonight is Britain's most popular current affairs programme, which delivers compelling stories that get to the heart of what matters most to its viewers. It is an absolute blessing and honour to be part of ITV’s Black & British: Tonight special programme, which will air on Thursday 29th October 2020 at 7:30pm on ITV.
Psalm 94:17-19 17 Unless the Lord had been my help,My soul would soon have settled in silence.18 If I say, “My foot slips,”Your mercy, O Lord, will hold me up.19 In the multitude of my anxieties within me,Your comforts delight my soul. As soon as I drove through my school gates, I felt my stomach do a backflip, my heart started racing … Continue reading ‘Anxious yet efficient’ – Making sense of my high-functioning anxiety.
Watch my IGTV 12 minute video below to hear how 14kg melted off me during lockdown! I made New Year’s resolutions with my students at the start of the year (they always hold me accountable😎), and I shared with them that one of my New Year’s resolution was for the Lord to shrink me for … Continue reading Losing 14kg during lockdown while eating Magnum – An introduction to the ‘I can’t come and kill myself’ diet!
This week I was a Guest Lecturer for the medical students at Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine in New Mexico, USA. In this lecture, I share on the visual presentation of Stevens-Johnson (SJS) in people of colour - using myself as a Case Study. In addition, I share my disheartening experience of systemic racism in health care due to the lack of representation of Black and Ethnic groups in medical education curricular. The session ended with a brilliant question, answer and comment session.