the ballerine: a brand new IUD that won’t stab you in the womb, apparently

If you have a uterus but very much don’t want to get pregnant, chances are that you’re on some form of contraception to ward away the offspring. There’s a delightful pick-n-mix of different types of contraception to choose from. Most contraception is hormonal, and therefore bring with them all sorts of unwanted and unpleasant side effects such as mood swings, weight gain, acne, and tender … Continue reading the ballerine: a brand new IUD that won’t stab you in the womb, apparently

the 8 stages of getting a tattoo

Tattoos are seen by some as quite cool, and by some of my friends as something their mother would genuinely kick them out the house for. Last November, in the midst of a mid-degree crisis, I decided to bite the bullet (needle?) and get my first tattoo. I went down a fairly basic millennial route and got a sunflower on my side – but shut … Continue reading the 8 stages of getting a tattoo