Where I stand

Note: I’ve not made any explicit references but this post may contain triggers. Somewhere in my head there is a grouping of thoughts. I’m trying to write down some of these thoughts because I’m fed up with them being whipped up into a frenzy in my head, leaving me annoyed and angry by the actions and comments of others. Whether it’s a noted journalist who is pushing her, very binary, view of the world on others, a “casual remark” overheard at work that (unknowingly) supports the patriarchy, or yet another example of everyday sexism, I want to call out these thoughts, acknowledge them, admit that I’ve fallen prey to some of them in the past (I never said I was …

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Stop picking on me

Well that was the weekend, definitely one of THOSE weekends where you wonder, what did I do wrong? It started on Friday evening when I lied to myself. I pushed the inevitable away, told myself it wasn’t happening and grasped denial by the lapels and screamed “help me, please, not tonight!”. But my screaming was in vain, the migraine was settling in for the night and I knew, eventually, that there was nothing I could do to stop it. There never is. And so it came to pass that, bar a short period of awakeness for more pills and some water, I slept for almost 12 hours. Not that impressive but considering there were two (giggling) ladies in my flat …

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