Singer Sade’s son, Izaack Theo Adu, took to social media to share his difficult transitioning journey.
The 23-year-old was forthcoming about the painstaking process, but also optimistic about what’s on the other side of the pain.
“This process is trying, tiring, painful, emotionally exhausting, physically exhausting, uncomfortable (like I can’t sleep like a normal human being rn lol) I often ask myself “why the fuck do I have to endure this to be who I am” but at the end of the day this is the path that was laid out for me and I’ll walk it to the end,” he explained on social media.
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“My dad always says ‘keep your eyes on the horizon’ and that’s what I do, because through all this pain is the comfort that it’s not forever and I have the rest of my life ahead of me and I am so, SO DAMN EXCITED, I just have to remind myself to be patient sometimes as I’m sure we all do. Big up to my Mumma, Pappa, family and friends for all the support you give me on the daily, it’ll never be forgotten.”
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He previously posted a photo of the nurses and doctors who have helped him throughout his journey here.
This story was originally posted on MadameNoire.com.
Smooth Operator: 11 Photos Of Sade Adu Serving Face, Grace, & Beauty
1. Serving face and grace.Source: 1 of 9
2. Queen of Poise.Source: 2 of 9
3. Smooth Operator.Source: 3 of 9
4. Sharing the stage with Alicia Keys while looking flawless.Source: 4 of 9
5. Ageless Beauty.Source: 5 of 9
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7. Soldier of Love, and beauty, for that matter.Source: 7 of 9
8. “My only regret, too young for Sade Adu.” – J. ColeSource: 8 of 9
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