Self-care can feel like a tricky concept to properly get to grips with. It isn't just bath bombs and scented candles - it's doing everything we need to do to stay functional (whatever that looks like for you), comfortable (same again), and alive. This can, and should, mean going out of your way to give … Continue reading Self-Care Is Whatever You Need It To Be
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I think it's pretty obvious from everything I've written that I love my fiancée an absurd amount. I love being engaged to her, I love being around her, and I love going on dates with her. Even so, the best person I've ever dated is still myself. I started thinking this way a few years … Continue reading Being My Own Primary
Cw: discussion of societal and internalised fatmisia We are so often encouraged to wear clothes that make us look smaller. I remember being in my early twenties, trying on clothes in a cramped changing room, waiting to find the perfect drab outfit that would make me look the thinnest. Eventually, uncomfortable and sweating under the … Continue reading Looking Fat
I'm transgender, and I suck at sport. Some of my earliest memories involve me looking up at towering adults while wearing an adorable tutu and feeling very, very cross about it. Even though I sucked, I did a lot of sport as a child - ballet, tap dancing, horse riding, judo, swimming, gymnastics, football, etc, … Continue reading Sometimes Trans People Suck at Sports (and they should be allowed to)
CW: Discussion of transphobia On the back of my Patreon launch I've been thinking about the amazing creators I subscribe to on that platform. So, without further ado, here are the four creators that I support on Patreon right now, with a special surprise celebrity guest at the end (spoilers: it's me). The featured image … Continue reading Five Creators to Support on Patreon
Every once in a while, I get naked for money in the name of art. Life modelling is the craft of maintaining a pose, or several poses, over a specific period of time while people draw you. This can mean keeping one pose for several hours, or working through numerous short poses. It's often a … Continue reading How to Work as a Life Model