march: the month i faced my biggest fear

Two years ago, Ali and I sat on the sofa and watched as Boris Johnson advised us to stay home, social distance, mask up and save lives. We listened to the news as the numbers crept up – 30 deaths, 50, 200, 1000 – and we clapped on Thursdays and we made banana bread and […]

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My Postpartum Experience (What I Wish I’d Known…)

This is my experience of the first few weeks postpartum, some of the scariest days of my life. I don’t know why my body responded like this, and I might not ever know, but I have worked through it and healed – so I wanted to share my story.

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the january that never ended (wrap up)

I love Januaries. I love Januaries along with Mondays, mornings, the start of a slow Sunday, and other fresh beginnings. I don’t like New Year’s Eve and that celebration, but when I’m in January, I always enjoy it. The unknown looming ahead gives me a pit in my stomach, but the slowness, delicateness, openness of January is always pleasant. Β 

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30 Weeks Pregnant: 8 Thoughts

Here are all my thoughts from the last 10 weeks: pain, mental health, pregnancy during a pandemic, body changes, bonding with the baby and more. Warning: it’s a total cringe-fest.

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7 Reasons Why You Should Read “Fingersmith” by Sarah Waters

Charles Dickens meets lesbian love affair in Fingersmith by Sarah Waters. Two orphans with an interconnected fate find their way into each other’s lives, which ensues a tale of betrayal, love, violence, lies, and scheming. If you’re into the Victorian era but hate seeing a lack of representation in these classics – then this is […]

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halfway through my pregnancy: 6 thoughts

In December, I found out I was pregnant. It was the biggest shock of my life (still a little shocked tbh) but here’s all the ways I’ve processed it, and all the things I’ve enjoyed so far about it.

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