I'm struggling this Summer. It's not exactly hot here in England, but it's getting noticeably warmer and brighter. Usually this means my low-cut dresses and short skirts come out for the season, but this year I've been covering up with hoodies and jeans when I've ventured outside instead. I think this is because I've been … Continue reading Enjoy the Sun
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I'd like to take this opportunity to reiterate for the millionth time that I'm trans, and that I love my trans fiancée very much. It also feels important to remind you that I'm fat, we're both physically disabled and mentally ill, and we definitely fancy the pants off each other. I'm guessing you're reading this … Continue reading You’re Wanted, I Promise
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
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. I'm non-binary. Hello! Here's my non-binary face! For me that feels like stating the obvious and it's something that I've written about on this blog a few times now. Sometimes, though, you need to state the obvious. Sometimes you need to repeat yourself again and again. So, again: I'm non-binary. Here … Continue reading Stating the Obvious