feel there has been so much going on all at once but nothing particularly discernible - perhaps this is a result of the last leg of lockdown 3.0. The past few months have been difficult for almost everyone I know, especially in regards to mental wellbeing; which of course, given we've been isolated from the outside world (no matter how necessary) is entirely understandable.
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' [...]
Hello my lovely folx, how are you all doing today? I know it has been long time, no see here on the blog - but that's a topic for another time entirely. As today, I bring frustrating and angering news relating to my IG account, and the action taken by the platform to censor yet [...]
I never thought I would make it to 20, I had developed this prophecy that I wouldn't make it through the difficulties endured during my mid teens.
As a young girl I spent a lot of time daydreaming about the future, my future - and how perfect everything was going to be 'by then'. Watching cheesy American teen movies about the toils of high school students for rich, white, and straight cis women gave me a highly unrealistic expectation of what my [...]
CW: infertility Hello Blooms, It's a f*cking weird time to be alive huh? THE END No I'm only pulling your leg - however this pretty much sums up the alternate reality we seem to be existing in; almost like we're floating in space, waiting to wake up from this bloody nightmare. I'm having a bit [...]
Hello Blooms, We can all agree that during these troubling and confusing times that life seems to be stuck in this weird realm; it feels like each day is melting into the next, yet with the rush of new information we're ingesting each day it feels like things are moving incredibly quick. I can empathise [...]
CW: child loss Hi Blooms, In today's recommended post I wish to share another post by Brown Sugar & Sazon (Asya). In this post she has such palpable resilience and strength, sharing a painful and traumatic event which occurred, the loss of her unborn child. As someone who has never endured this pain, I can [...]
Hello Blooms, Bloom's recommended is a series in which I share blog posts from fellow authors here on WordPress, which have relevance to the themes I talk about here on From Bud to Bloom Today I stumbled across this fabulous blog post from Laura Ashurst I truly admire and love the way in which the [...]