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

Petrie Dish

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

Birthdays, Butts and Comedy: A Review of April, May and June

I can’t believe we’re now in July. It’s crazy. It’s been quite a busy three months since my last quarterly review, and I’ve actually been finding that I’m doing more stuff because I want to have stuff to write about. Is that weird? I guess it’s good in a way because it means it’s encouraging … Continue reading Birthdays, Butts and Comedy: A Review of April, May and June

Why You Should Go Ahead and Book Your Cervical Screening Appointment

If you’ve been paying attention to the news recently, you’ll probably know about the new campaign that’s been launched in order to urge women to go for their cervical screening. Research by Public Health England (PHE) has found that 90% of women would be likely to take a test that prevents cancer, but despite this … Continue reading Why You Should Go Ahead and Book Your Cervical Screening Appointment