Navigating the world of new releases and working through an already carefully selected reading list longer than your arm span twice over can be difficult. We now have access to a vast range of genres and some people love them all, and some love a select few... I guess I fall into the latter, in… Continue reading How To Find A Book You’re Guaranteed To Love
On what is not far off of the year anniversary for my 'Rare Disease Talks' post where I spoke about BBC's Casualty's representation of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, Fibromyalgia and Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (PoTS), I'm back with another*. This one varies slightly, with the representation being served upon a reality television show, but I think this… Continue reading Rare Disease Talks: RuPaul’s Drag Race (2019)
I have a little friend and they go by the name of M.E, or as you may want to medically classify it, Myalgic Encephalomyelitis. In short, many people know the disorder as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. I remember upon reading the latter term in my first ever awareness post two years ago, I did have readers… Continue reading M.E. and me.
This month, I'm asking you to be aware of the chronic and mental health conditions I battle with, and educate yourself.
I vouched at the beginning of last year that i'd be transparent on mental health, disability, recovery, and even started an instagram account to log all of that. Ironically, it's chronic illness that's caused the downfall of that account due to a lack of spoons to post and update, constant brain fog and a lack… Continue reading The Side Of Chronic Illness You Don’t See On The Internet
Today is the first birthday of my first three children.... by which I mean tattoos. A year ago today, I got my first tattoo, and my second, and third. Yes, I got three all at once. I shared these beauties with you all this time last year, but having gained four more, I wanted to… Continue reading Tattoo talks: it’s been a year!
Inside dietary choices and ethics for someone with an Eating Disorder.
This week is Eating Disorder Awareness Week 2019, and i'm already thinking about ways we can choose to make the internet more truly aware. Awareness is a grand but scary thing, but we have got to be careful, so, this week, have awareness of your impact and others'. If there's two things to consider this week,… Continue reading What To Talk About on Eating Disorder Awareness Week
It's snowing down here in Hampshire today, and it's snowing pretty heavily, too. I made it into work this morning but was lucky to catch my train home (thank you Lush gods for letting me leave early as a precaution!). I also absolutely fought through a blizzard and trekked home on the white carpet left… Continue reading She Keeps Me Warm: A playlist for snow days
(1/2) As a disabled person, you get a lot of people knowing little about you casting judgement. Sometimes this is as you're merely going about your day, and sometimes it's facing accessibility issues; unfortunately, yes, they are intertwined more than one would hope, but today I'm here to speak of the former. I'm using this… Continue reading Everyday discrimination.