The Hormone Diaries Part One: Periods

I am starting this series is to try and normalise discussions amongst women and break the taboo. We’re going to talk about everything from periods to contraceptives, from sexuality to masturbation. I think it’s really important that young girls are not just biologically educated, but have a bit of life experience to refer to. It can be really lonely when you are younger if you are not experiencing what is considered to be normal. So here I am, probably being a bit TMI, in the hope that someone out there will read this and know that they are not alone.

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It’s Okay To Feel Lonely In Your Twenties

Feeling lonely in your twenties is not something we tend to associate with young people. We assume that those in their twenties will be living the time of their lives, going travelling, being out with friends and building relationships and families. But your twenties can easily become a lonely time as we all try to find our place in the world.

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My Thoughts On Diet Culture

Nobody should be made to feel like their weight or their size is more important than their health and happiness. Our generation in particular has become obsessed with our bodies and how we look, especially in comparison to others. Of course, social media plays a huge part in this. We are driven by the likes, shares and follows on social media, and subconsciously use this as a measure of worthiness. Everywhere we go and every type of media we consume is pushing an “ideal” that is largely un-achievable or unhealthy for the majority of the population.

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2 Year Bloggiversay Q&A

I cannot believe it has been two years since I decided to create What Abigail Says. Time has gone so fast! I’m very proud of myself for sticking at blogging, and it has brought my so much happiness and some wonderful opportunities, so it felt right to dedicate a little post to the occasion.

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