Well, hello. Long-time no speak. Since we last spoke, Christmas came and went in a tornado of left-overs and booze. The hashtag #2020 was bringing hope for the new year far and wide. Spring was starting to spring and then the world went into complete and utter meltdown. Welcome back to Gash Gossip. I hope … Continue reading A Hypochondriac in A Pandemic + A Vaginal Update.
*Correction, it isn't Gynaecological Cancer Awareness month, I'm lying. It was last month. I won't pretend I wrote this in September, because I didn't. So let's look past this little mishap and carry on with the post! IT WAS GYNAECOLOGICAL CANCER AWARENESS MONTH and I was all over it on the Gash Gossip Instagram. … Continue reading High Fanny Five, it’s Gynaecological Cancer Awareness Month.
I MISS THE PILL. THERE. I SAID IT, OKAY? *Let's out a cry of despair* I tried to be this new age, hormone-free woman, but I don't know if I can hack this menstruating life. How do you all do it? How have you got through life so far, whilst bleeding every, bloody, month? I'm … Continue reading The Words I Never Thought I’d Say.
It is the year 2000. The millennial era is about to hit the UK. A new generation of technological, #feminist, vegan, strong, no nonsense kids are being raised. A time when young women will feel empowered to write blogs about their fannies and the British government will self implode. So much will change in this … Continue reading Our TERRIBLE Sex Education – Part 1.
Firstly, if you sang the title of this post to the tune of John Mayer's song, "Gravity", then you get a gold star. If you didn't (*sigh*), have a quick listen, come back, and read it again to see how clever I have been by replacing the word 'gravity' with 'ANXIETY'! (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_iGOWk-r614) So. Anxiety. I know … Continue reading “ANXIETY, is working against me. Whoooa, ANXIETY wants to bring me down.”
Life has been a bit more vagina friendly this year. I feel like I finally know what I need to know, but it's taken me 25 years to get here. So let's jump straight in there and find out what I wish I'd been taught, shown, whispered to, allowed, told, about this strange body part … Continue reading Things I Wish I’d Been Told About My Vagina (and other related things).
It seems this month is all about Mum's and their miracle, wonderful bodies. This is a letter to my own beautiful Mum. Our crazy, flower loving, Rod Stewart obsessed Mumma and the only person in the world who gets emotional over 'Cheaper by the Dozen 2'. She also got bitten by a dog once, did … Continue reading A Love Letter… to my menopausal Mum.
Contraception. Where do I even begin with this one? It's a minefield, init? Lots of different options, for every kind of person, with a whole list of side-effects depending on the form, and the person! Cor. It gets me out of breath just typing it! I never remember learning about the different forms of contraception … Continue reading Contraception – 11 Years of Pill Poppin’
Before I start proclaiming my love as the title suggests, a bit of background information for y'all. Last year during some tricky moments, I started writing a series of silly love letters to the important people in my life. I wasn't writing for any purpose other than to write about things and people that make … Continue reading A Love Letter… to the most unlikely to become a Mum, Mum.
The other day, whilst we were meant to be working and welcoming customers into a building we don't care too much about, my friend and I were nattering away about the most "embarrassing" vagina tales we have in our teenage fanny files. She said I should write a blog post about some of them. So … Continue reading Let’s Get Embarrassing.