• BDSM & Fetish,  Sex & Disability

    Kink & Chronic Pain

    I’d estimate that I’m in pain about 80% of the time. I have hypermobile joints that often end up out of place, meaning that I spend the majority of my waking hours experiencing at least one nagging ache, if not multiple aches of varying severity. On my worst days, I struggle to walk normally, I can’t open bottles or undo…

  • Contraception,  Hormones,  Sex & Disability

    Essure

    What do you do when you've researched, fact checked, read reviews, and done your deciding, only to find out that your well researched choice was almost the worst possible choice? Well, for starters, you do everything you can not to die. Then you take all of that guilt and self loathing and you chuck it out the window because it…

  • Articles

    6 Ways To Ease First Time Smear Test Nerves

    As someone who's suffered with anxiety for almost a decade, I can remember the sheer terror of my first smear test like it was yesterday. I used to be terrified of anything medical – even going to the doctors to get some hay fever tablets sent my anxiety through the roof. And the prospect of having a smear test was…

  • Contraception,  Disability,  Hormones

    Nexplanon Removal – IT FINALLY HAPPENED!

    After exchanging the typical British social niceties, ‘we wear masks now/the weather/sorry for the wait’, the doctor ran through the reasons for getting the implant out. Mine were: two stone weight gain, nightmares which increase in frequency and intensity before my period, hormonal acne, worsening of all current symptoms since the Nexplanon implant went in, and pain from the implantation…

  • Contraception,  Hormones

    The Nexplanon Implant Still Sucks

    At the beginning of October 2019, I got the Nexplanon implant. It wasn’t completely unwillingly, it had been discussed, however, I did not want it. The only reason I agreed to it was that I knew I’d be seen as a ‘troublemaker’ if I didn’t try it again before more extreme treatment. That’s the reality of birth control. If you…

  • Articles,  Sex & Disability

    An orgasm a day triggers a flare.*

    I had sex on Wednesday. It was the type of sex where you just fall into it. It starts with some kissing, a little fondling and the next thing you know, you need to fuck. You don't care what happens to your body, you just know that there's a deep, visceral need to fuck. ... can someone tell past me…

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