On Monday the plumber and his apprentice came and identified the leak in the floor and fixed it, as well as insulating our pipes. I am so relieved that they managed to sort it out. Now all we have to do is wait for it to dry, which could take a long time, but at … Continue reading The Coronavirus Chronicles: Day 6, 7, 8, and 9
Today when we got up, I noticed that on top of Josh's floorboards that were drying out yesterday, there was water sitting on top of them. So now we think there is a leak instead and we don't know if they are going to have to know into the wall or what in order to … Continue reading The Coronavirus Chronicles: Day 5
I'm starting to lose track of time and the days: it took hard work to remember what we did yesterday. On Day 2 I suggested to Josh that we need some sort of exercising schedule for two weeks that we cannot go outside at all. Due to my ME/CFS, I wanted to find some low … Continue reading The Coronavirus Chronicles: Day 3 & 4
Not long ago, I realised that I am, in fact, not straight, but queer. I have never used that term to identify myself with, as I have always believed myself not to be "queer enough" to describe my sexuality in that way. I have always had an attraction towards women, but haven't previously really thought … Continue reading Heteroromantic Bisexuals: Not Just A Phase
(Trigger warning for descriptions of sexual assault and rape.) As a teenager, I was raped by one of my closest male friends. It was a different kind of rape to the one you're expecting to hear about. It may be a form of sexual assault/rape that you never knew existed. Because until recently, I didn't … Continue reading When Your Friends are Friends with Your Rapist
I am a 26-year-old woman who wears a size 10/12/14 (this is being a woman isn't it?! What size am I? Who knows...) on top, and a size 14/16 in bottoms. I am classed as obese. And I am sick of hearing my body being talked about negatively in the media. I am sick of … Continue reading The Anti-Obesity Rhetoric Is Not Helping Anyone And We Need To Start Seeing That
We hear it everywhere: in order to be healthy, you need to eat a balanced diet. But what does that really mean? I’m scrolling through Google images right now trying to find an appropriate picture to go with this article, and at least half of the images only show “healthy” foods. You know what I … Continue reading A Balanced Diet: What Do Those Words Really Mean?