What I Learned from Not Looking for Sex
"What I didn’t love was the subtle creeping way it changed my relationship with myself. I no longer trusted my own opinion but deferred to asking what *insert name here* would think of me."
Waste-Free Period Week
Over the past few months I’ve worked hard to reduce my personal waste; dedicating myself to using reusable grocery and produce bags when I food shop, opting to use glassware for homemade lunches, and simply attempting to buy less stuff (single use plastic, I’m looking at you!) But there’s still one big thing I’ve neglected to change. Enter: My Period Waste.
Navigating PCOS by Chiara Hollender
'It’s been a little over two months since I was diagnosed with PCOS. If you haven’t heard of it (tons of people haven’t, I was recently one of them) it stands for Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. Something that affects around 5-10% of women. That’s right, percent."
On the Pill? Read this now by Chiara Hollender
"Raise your hand if you’re a woman on the pill, who has never been told of the side effects of the oral contraception you’re taking by the doctor who prescribed it. Now I can’t see how many hands are going up, but I know a lot of you are raising them because I am certainly raising mine."