• Eco

    Journey to eco-friendly periods | The cup

    Welcome to my Journey to eco-friendly periods blog series, in which I discuss the ways I’ve changed how I manage my period so it is more sustainable. For the back story on why I decided to change my routine, including statistics on the plastic contained in common period products (like up to 4 plastic bags worth of plastic!) or how they’re harmful toward the planet, be sure to read the first part of my series. When talking about eco-friendly periods, it’s impossible not to mention menstrual cups as the two are pretty much synonymous. They were the first thing I looked into when making my switch to find environmentally friendly…

  • Eco

    Journey to eco-friendly periods

    In my quest to live a more eco-friendly life, I was shocked to discover that traditional menstrual products like pads and tampons contain mostly plastic. According to statistics, some pads are made of up to 90% plastic! These products are thrown away after a single use and the plastic remains, which we know will have a long lifetime on this planet. Reading this information, I felt guilty that I had been using products that could be harsh towards my vagina as well as the environment. Given that I will continue to have periods for a while, I promised myself that in 2019 I would make sure my periods were sustainable…

  • Miscellaneous

    March Favourites

    I’m a few days late with posting my favourites from March. March was a funny old month. Nothing particularly bad happened, but I just feel a bit deflated after it as you can see from my lack of posts. March had good days like seeing The Bodyguard on tour and planning some exciting things for later on this year, yet I’m still feeling a little glum. I was half tempted to skip a monthly favourites altogether, but I knew if I did I would find it hard to get back into the swing of blogging and it’s something I want to continue doing, even if it’s just silly little lists…