Tammy is a South African living in LA, California. Her joy in life crosscuts writing and all dimensions of health, including physical, mental, emotional, spiritual & social. In 2003, she wrote a book about clean eating for cancer, which was published in South Africa. Currently, she is working on a novel about mental health within the context of human rights abuse and discrimination. In between this, Tammy works for an NGO that supports front-line health providers in sub-Saharan Africa in delivering HIV services that are child-, adolescent- and youth-friendly. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism & Media Studies and is about to complete a Master's Degree in Public Health. She believes herself to be a child of ee.cummings and is endlessly curious about each and every one of you.