Hidradenitis Suppurativa: My Story

Part 3 of the Hidradenitis Suppurativa Awareness Week 2020 Series. We have come to the end of the series. Although not the end of the awareness week. During this week, there have been little things that have come up that didn’t fit into the blog posts. But maybe helpful. So, over the weekend, I will…

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Hidradenitis Suppurativa, What it is & What it’s not.

Hidradenitis Suppurativa Awareness Week Part 1: Today, June 1st, 2020 is the first day of Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) Awareness Week. This week there will be three posts about HS. I am passionate about HS awareness because I suffer from the disease. I have had HS since I was 14, but only diagnosed last summer. Because…

Do Houseplants Promote Wellbeing?

I really like my houseplants. They do make me happy. This summer I have been trying to propagate some of the succulents and I have enjoyed seeing their progress and learning something new. But does that mean that the plants themselves contribute to my wellbeing? Could I replace them with crafts or colouring books? Perhaps…

Book Review: The Hormone Diaries by Hannah Witton

I had been really looking forward to this book coming out. For those of you who don't know, the Hormone Diaries: the Bloody Truth About Our Periods by Hannah Witton is a book about our lifelong hormone journey from puberty to menopause. Hannah Witton is a Youtuber, who makes videos about contraception, periods, body positivity,…