Valentine's day is approaching, and whether you choose to celebrate it or not - either that be with a partner, or put a platonic twist on it and have a fun filled day to celebrate your love for your best friend, it's always nice to ensure you have put thought and effort into the way you choose to share your love and affection. I like to think I'm a good gift giver, and I absolutely love celebratory holidays, therefore I thought it wise to share some suggestions I have for a fellow spoonie in your life, with an emphasis on independent businesses.
Hello lovelies! I hope you're all doing as well as can be expected - especially those out there who're frontline workers or folx in lockdown. It can be incredibly stressful, and I've began go feel the effects of 10 months shielding from the rest of society, and enduring 3 national lockdowns. Being disabled creates a [...]
[Image description: pale pink background with black bold heading reading 'change', beneath it in a handwriting font reads 'isn't always a bad thing'. There is a black illustration of a wildflower on the left hand side.] Hello my lovelies, As you may know if you have read my recent blog post titled 'politicizing disabled bodies' [...]
As a disabled womxn I oftentimes used to feel left out of the conversations regarding sex, relationships, and sexual health. So earlier this year I took it upon myself to change that in a small capacity, not just for myself- but with the hope that it would serve as representation in a small way for [...]
Hello Blooms, This shall be kept short and sweet as I haven't much to say other than happy new year, and I hope y'all had a fabulous Christmas (if you celebrate that is). 2019 was a rollercoaster of a year, as many years are for people with chronic illness and mental health difficulties. However, overall [...]
Hello blooms Some of you may be aware that I have suffered from chronic cystic acne for 4 years, and this deeply affected my self-image for quite some time. My insecurities surrounding my skin and the pain of acne cysts drove me to explore the world of skincare. However nothing worked for the long run, [...]
misogyny mɪˈsɒdʒ(ə)ni/ noun dislike of, contempt for, or ingrained prejudice against women. "she felt she was struggling against thinly disguised misogyny" In honour of March being the official International Month of Women, I shall be dedicating blog posts to the topics regarding female empowerment and societal inequalities for women. However in this post, I shall [...]
Starting a blog has always been a back thought in my mind, something I thought was a possibility, but the desire to digitally vocalise my internal thoughts, feelings, emotions, and inner turmoil was an indicator to me that a blog would be beneficial to structure my state of mind. But first, before I plan and [...]