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