Does being ‘anti-pill’ make me a bad feminist? #Periodically 13

As discussed at great length (sorry) in A Tale of Two Pills I consider my relationship with hormonal contraceptives to be over. It is an unpopular opinion, one I've struggled to conclude myself for a long time. In my world, the pill has always been seen as this great feminist tool. It sat on its pedestal throughout … Continue reading Does being ‘anti-pill’ make me a bad feminist? #Periodically 13

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Recovery & do I Regret Having the Laparoscopy? #Periodically 12

I am now over three weeks post-laparoscopy. I've started working, from home happily, and I could be doing a lot worse. But for the sake of record, I thought I better write about how everything's healing up. Badly, is the answer. In my blog about the surgery itself I included this picture of my stomach's … Continue reading Recovery & do I Regret Having the Laparoscopy? #Periodically 12

‘Wait and see’ – Thoughts before diagnostic laparoscopy #Periodically 9

"Just wait and see," my mum keeps telling me, anytime I speculate about what exactly is going on with my uterus. For a while it's been a really annoying command. "I need to know now," my brain disputes. But finally, it's not long until the waiting is over and the seeing can begin. This week I … Continue reading ‘Wait and see’ – Thoughts before diagnostic laparoscopy #Periodically 9