Contraceptives – What Options Do You Have?

•Contributed Collaborative Post• When it comes to birth control sadly there’s no one size fits all, and knowing which to choose can sometimes feel like navigating a minefield. In this post, we’ll take a look at some of the most popular forms of contraceptive but bear in mind that the best person to speak to when deciding which to choose is always going to be your doctor. Condoms For those...

Give the Gift of Oh, Oh, Oh this Christmas…

•Features Gifted Items• Christmas is a time for giving, and what better way to celebrate the season of joy than with the range from So Divine. I have previously featured the brand in gift guides and posts and I love their products. Unlike some other brands, So Divine’s products are as well-made as they are attractively designed and packaged. Products come discretely wrapped, and I love the choice as the...

Thinking About a New Year, New You?

•Sponsored post• I don’t know about you, but as a year draws to a close, I feel motivated to start making some changes for the year ahead. It’s not that I am unhappy with myself, as such, but there is something about a fresh start and a brand new year which makes me want to put into action some of the plans that I have been tentatively making. These are...

How I Am Fighting my Fears

•Sponsored post• I have always been a bit of a nervous person but, when I was diagnosed with anxiety a few years ago, just after my third child was born, things went from bad to worse and at one point I wasn’t able to do much at all without feeling panicky. I have had Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) twice over the past couple of years, through the NHS, and I...

The Reason I Stopped Faking My Orgasms & Why You Should Too

Let me start by saying please, please look away if you are reading this mum, nan etc. I do not want to embarrass you or myself but honestly, this is such a taboo topic and one that needs to be discussed more openly. When I was a teenager, when I started having sex, I thought every woman had orgasms and that they were really easy to achieve. I had seen...

First Thoughts on the Lily Cup One Menstrual Cup

•Gifted item• I will be the first to admit that, at the grand old age of thirty, I had never used a menstrual cup before, or even knew much about them. I certainly hadn’t ever tried one out, and I was a little apprehensive when I was offered to trial the Lily Cup One from INTIMINA, not being sure whether I would be able to get on with it. Menstrual...

Summer Loving

•Features gifted items• I couldn’t help humming along to Summer Nights from Grease when I chose this title, but as summer is now upon us, I figured it was a brilliant time to showcase some of the new products available from So Divine. I have previously worked with So Divine, and continue to love everything about the adult toy brand from their website, to their sleek packaging, right down to...

5 Reasons You Should Work on Your Pelvic Floor Now

•Features gifted item• I am first to put my hand up and admit I am awful at remembering to do my pelvic floor exercises. In fact, I have been so lax at doing them over the past ten years, and three pregnancies, that I have had a few health issues surrounding my pelvic floor, and it is very weak, meaning I have needed to go to the hospital for check-ups....

Work on Your Pelvic Floor with Vivi from Aneros Femme

Features gifted item  One of the things I try and do with my little corner of the internet is approach somewhat ‘taboo’ topics to reassure others that they are normal. I have spoken about both adult toys and my pelvic floor in the past and this post actually combines the two. I was recently contacted by Aneros Femme, an American company who have created a product which works to encourage...

My Experience of the Mirena Coil – Two Years On

I have previously written about my experience of having the Mirena coil, both shortly after having it fitted, and a second post a year on to reflect on how I felt about it after everything settled down. I decided to write a further update as I now feel that my periods have returned to normal following the use of the norethisterone tablet to delay my period over our wedding in...