THE WELLNESS SERIES: contraception

Before I get into this, there are a few things I’d just like to say.  Firstly, I just want to thank everyone who responded to my Instagram poll.  I didn’t want to share this aspect of my life without anyone finding value in it.  Secondly, this post is completely based on my experiences.  It is not backed by scientific evidence, medical degrees or years of training.  If in reading this you realise you’re experiencing what I did, I’m sorry but I don’t have answers for you.  I don’t even have answers for myself.  Lastly, this is not an anti-contraception rant.  If anything, I’m envious of those who can take contraception without any negative side effects.

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HOME LIFE: the urban composter

I am becoming increasingly aware of the waste I produce both inside and out of my home.  Everything seems to come wrapped up in layers and layers of plastic only to be collected in more plastic and taken to landfill.

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SUMMER ESSENTIALS: the beginning

It is currently the 15th of July – this means there are 138 days until summer officially starts in the southern hemisphere.  Now, I thought I was ready for the summer.  I wouldn’t have cared if you put me in a bikini tomorrow.  However, an experience today made me realise – actually, I do care.

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LIFE LESSONS 102: she might be over you

I am by no means a relationship expert – late 20’s, single mother and all that.  My circumstances are hardly a recipe for a relationship guru and yet, I keep getting asked for advice.  So here is a short, non-exhaustive list of things girls might do if they’re over you: Continue reading