How to Stop Taking Crap From Your IBS | 7 Survival Tips

Toilet Paper

Hey friends, it’s another IBS Awareness Month post! Last time, I wrote a bit about my own experiences with irritable bowel syndrome and how it’s currently impacting my life, and today, I’m talking about the things I’ve found helpful. Over the last couple of months, I’ve really been researching ways in which I can help … Continue reading How to Stop Taking Crap From Your IBS | 7 Survival Tips

Cervical Screening Myths Explained | 5 Common Misconceptions #SmearForSmear2021

Cervical Cancer Prevention Week

My regular readers will know I write a post in honour of Cervical Cancer Prevention Week every year, and this year is no different. Cervical cancer awareness charity Jo’s Trust are at the forefront of the #SmearForSmear campaign every year, encouraging women to attend their cervical screening (aka. Smear test). It’s a simple, routine test … Continue reading Cervical Screening Myths Explained | 5 Common Misconceptions #SmearForSmear2021

Anxious Ramblings 4 | Contamination OCD and the Coronavirus Pandemic

Hand Washing

I didn’t particularly want to write this post. I didn’t want to taint my blog by talking about the thing that everyone else is talking about. However, as this fucking wanker of a virus is slowly destroying my mental health, I think I need to speak. Of course I’m going to be talking about coronavirus … Continue reading Anxious Ramblings 4 | Contamination OCD and the Coronavirus Pandemic

They Put a Camera Up My Butt: A Painfully Honest Account of What Happens When You Have a Colonoscopy

Toilet Roll

If you’ve been following my blog, you’ll know that since May last year, I’ve been waiting for a colonoscopy due to some ongoing stomach issues. While I’m totally grateful that we have such an amazing organisation like the NHS, waiting times for stuff like this are bullshit. I was referred in May, I saw a … Continue reading They Put a Camera Up My Butt: A Painfully Honest Account of What Happens When You Have a Colonoscopy

Having a Smear Test: What to Expect During Your Cervical Screening

Hospital Waiting Room

A nice early warning for everyone - in this post, I’ll be talking about vaginas. Anyway, now that’s out of the way, let’s get on with today’s post. So today, as it’s Cervical Cancer Awareness Week, I thought I’d put together a post on what happens when you have a smear test. Obviously most will … Continue reading Having a Smear Test: What to Expect During Your Cervical Screening