Category is: appropriating illness and disabilities

Hey Blooms, I hope you are all doing well, and that everyone who celebrated Halloween had a great time. This year I haven't celebrated as much as I normally do, because chronic illness can take one look at my plans and throw 'em out the window. My ME is flaring up as of late, and [...]

The Mirror Before Me Now

Dear Blooms, I guess you could say this piece follows on from my last post. However, rather than focusing on my personal journey with anorexia, I wanted to talk about my body image now that I am in remission from anorexia; because it's complex and something which I don't see being discussed very often. DISCLAIMER: [...]

Walking with Ana

Follow me on Instagram Hello, Blooms! Long time no post? Ouch, not what I had intended. However, recent circumstances and health issues have interfered with my ability to write; but I'm here now my lovelies, and I'm happy to share my work with you, as always. This post regards eating disorders, and thus comes with [...]

Mental Health, w/ a Side of Mince Pies

Hello Blooms, Thank you for the positive feedback on the previous post titled, Stripped Bare. It was difficult to eloquently express my experiences, memories and feelings regarding the subject matter, and I'm ever so pleased that it was well received. Within that post I mentioned how I truly enjoyed the collaborative piece on Women's Mental [...]

Stripped bare

Hello Blooms, First and foremost I just want to thank you all for the positive feedback we received on the previous post. It was the first collaborative submission piece (multiple contributors), and it was awesome being able to use this blog as a way to express both my own experiences, alongisde those of others. Being [...]