• Articles,  Disability

    Finding Your Worth When Dating With a Disability

    Finding Your Worth When Dating With a Disability Dating can be awkward enough as it is—but when you throw a disability into the mix, things can get more than a little complicated. When I became chronically ill at the age of 16, I didn’t fully grasp the ways that my disabilities would touch every aspect of my life, including dating.…

  • Articles,  Disability

    Pain and Pleasure in Pregnant Disability

    Pain and Pleasure in Pregnant Disability Pregnancy was a strange, surreal experience for me. As an autistic person with a history of body dysmorphia and disassociation, I hadn’t ever been on familiar terms with my own body. Pregnancy amplified this feeling many times over. My body felt unknown, unpredictable, and not my own. During my second pregnancy, I became disabled.…

  • 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…

  • Articles,  Disability

    Putting the person back in personal care.

    Over the years I’ve had a number of different treatments, some superficial – nails, eyebrows, and some cosmetic – Dermapen, and laser hair removal. However, I got rather ill in late 2017, and since then my beauty routine has changed out of necessity. I can’t to do a lot of the things are used to be able to and that…

  • Articles,  Disability

    Designed for ‘the disabled’.

    I’ve had an itch in the back of my mind for the past few months, and today it developed into a full blown scratch. The reason? I received an email a couple of months ago, and I’ve been unable to reply. I’ve been exhausted the past few months, and my tolerance for ‘teaching others about disability’ is low. So, here’s…

  • Disability,  Sex & Disability

    Hearing loss in the bedroom

    Something you may or may not know - I have hearing loss. As always with me, no one is sure why, and I'm still getting it investigated. I first noticed it late last year when everything else kicked off, and it seems to be accompanied by tinnitus, fluctuating sound independent of the hearing loss, vertigo and balance issues. Whilst I…

  • Articles,  Disability

    “Good for Disabled People”

    “Good for Disabled People” This gets a whole section and a soapbox. This section was originally within my review of the Rocks Off Ruby Glow toy, however as soon as it reached 800 words I knew I had to split it all up. 2,000 words is far too much to easily read in one sitting.  So, I know the Ruby…

  • Disability,  Guides,  Sex & Disability

    How do you make sex toys accessible? 9 ways to make sex toys accessible, or at least get you thinking.

    How do you make sex toys accessible? 9 ways to make sex toys accessible, or at least get you thinking. I’ve had a number of conversations about how to make sex toys accessible with various people, from bloggers to industry folks, and to my partner. The short story, there’s no one way to make every single sex toy on the market…

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