Studying whilst ill

As I write this I’m waiting for my final results for my BA degree. It’s an agonising wait, especially as these past 4 years haven’t been the easiest. I started university back in 2014 doing a foundation course in History, I’d just gotten out of an abusive relationship and my eating disorder was particularly bad, […]

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Disabled, Queer AND Body Positive?

Body positivity, or bopo, has become a very popular topic in recent years, social media is packed with women (and men) of all shapes, sizes and colour promoting love of their body. With the rise of eating disorders and underweight models in the fashion world in the 90’s/00’s, my generations view of ourselves was altered […]

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to crutch or not to crutch?

[image description: Ben has glasses on and is smiling, he’s wearing a patterned blue t-shirt, black jeans and a rucksack standing in his living-room with two smart crutches which are green] I ask myself this every single day, I have to analyse my whole body and my day ahead as to whether I will be […]

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Introduction

I guess I should explain why I’m here. I’m a 22 year old guy currently living in London with my partner of (almost) 4 years, I’ve just finished my BA History degree and I’m starting an MA in medical history in the new term up in Leeds. I’ve always been fascinated with old medicine and […]

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