lower abdominals

Hey there friends since it’s Endometriosis Awareness Month (and also Endo Awareness Week I’m pretty sure) here’s some important info about it:
  • Endometriosis affects one (1) in ten (10) people assigned female at birth
  • It’s when the lining of the uterus grows outside in other areas of the body
  • Its common symptoms are pelvic pain, abdominal pain, lower back pain, heavy/abnormal menstrual bleeding, painful intercourse, nausea, extreme fatigue, digestive problems, and sometimes fertility problems
  • You don’t need all those symptoms to have endometriosis
  • Anyone at any age, race, and identity can be affected as long as they’ve started their period
  • It doesn’t just affect you during your cycle (I’ve been wiped out from this for months now so trust me, I know.)
  • Many doctors, GP’s, and even gynaecologists don’t know much about it
  • Halsey, Whoopi Goldberg, Chaz Bono, Dolly Parton, Daisy Ridley, Marilyn Monroe, Cyndi Lauper, Yuki Murofushi, and even Hillary Clinton all have endo
  • Surgery isn’t the only solution, and birth control, acupuncture and natural medicines usually end up working better anyway
  • There currently isn’t a cure for it

And remember: heavy and painful periods aren’t normal, they’ve just been normalised. You aren’t making it up or overrreacting, and you don’t deserve to suffer like this.

Love n spoons 💕

Knuckles : Boxer!Ashton (Part 4)

Part One | Part Two | Part Three | Part Four | Part Five | Part Six | Part Seven  | Part Eight  | Part Nine

[Following anyone/everyone who leaves some form of thoughtful feedback x]

- Knuckles Playlist

It’s over? Finally, it’s over.

You’ve been anticipating the end of it for the last few days but only officially noticed the change when you swapped out of your university clothes for an outfit more comfortable to sleep in. It took too long for your liking, but the strange and unhealthy cravings have finally left your tastebuds, the lower abdominal cramps have finally disappeared, and best of all, you can now feel safe wearing white shorts in public again.

Your period, as nature always seems to plan it, couldn’t have been gifted at a more inconvenient time–just two weeks prior to Ashton’s next fight. They may not sound related, but not only have you been irrationally irritated with him over the last few days for strictly hormonal reasons, sending him off to gym sessions in less than great moods, but you also haven’t shared a night of intimacy together since the beginning of your premenstraul temper. You always hate how uncontrollably turned off you feel when you’re going through the monthly cycle, all the bloating and cramping antagonistic to your sex drive. You’re especially disappointed this time, because while you’re usually able to get back into swing of things once your body returns to its normal status, you might not have the opportunity to with Ashton’s upcoming match being so soon.

There’s a superstition–the origin of it a mystery to you–that has Ashton convinced he shouldn’t have sex in the week leading up to a fight. You know it’s got something to do with staying focused and bottling up the energy, and in the seven months you’ve spent with him you’ve been polite enough not to question it, but right now your hormones are going on a final rampage before they settle back down, and you want your boyfriend bad. Despite his strange rule you figure it’s worth asking since after tonight he’ll still have six more days to abstain, and honestly, what harm could one orgasm do?

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Surprise Visit // Park Jimin (M)

Originally posted by sweaterpawsjimin

Pairing: Jimin x Reader

Genre: Smut, Dom!Jimin

Summary; Jimin comes home to find you missing him - so he decides to remind you how good he can make you feel.

Please note that this scenario is rated M for MATURE. Contains Dom!Jimin, rough sex, spanking, hair pulling, neck grabbing all that good stuff

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So far I’ve lost 10 pounds. That’s a huge accomplishment considering I had plateaued at about 120 and even kept gaining weight. I’d probably be at my goal weight by now if it wasn’t for curveballs like eating out with friends, emotional binge days, feeing so sick from medication side effects that eating is what I needed to do to balance out my blood sugar, and any parties or last-minute celebrations.

Victories: My love handles are almost gone, my lower abdominals are almost completely flat, my “bat wings” are only half the size as what they were, and my face has slimmed. I finally succeeded in being sugar free for about two to three weeks (just take it a day at a time), and I’ve finally experienced what they say, “The less you eat sweets, the less you crave them”. It took this long to “detox”, but now I’m not even tempted and have no desire to eat anything with sugar in it. My attitude toward it has changed to “Eh”, and I used to be a sugarholic. It is very freeing. I can finally wear shorts now because my thighs aren’t pushing them up into a front wedgie (sorry for the TMI). When I sleep at night I don’t have the discomfort of a heavy stomach, and when I get up in the morning I feel lighter and flatter.

*insert picture of a golden Academy Award statue here**…

“I would like to thank”:

- My daily planks/side planks/reverse planks. Because of you my core is tighter, my posture is better, and my stomach doesn’t sag and look bigger than it really is. Your ab line to the belly button makes it look like I have abs, and the parallel lines make it look like I have a waist.

- My Bai. Because of you I have a sparkling sweet drink that has zero sugar or artificial sweeteners and zero impact on my blood sugar and is a guilt-free treat.

- My stevia/erithritol. Thank you for allowing me to still eat oatmeal. Thank you for sweetening up my coffee and tea. Thank you for still being natural and not causing a glycemic impact. And thank you for the peace of mind that comes from not worrying if the artificial sweetener will make me fat anyway or causing cancer down the road. And thanks to you, I can still enjoy my Starbucks lattes.

- Going to bed a little hungry. Thank you for letting me sleep comfortably on a light stomach. And thank you for the majorly rapid weight loss you have given me when I stick with it.

- Going to bed early. I really appreciate actually feeling like getting up to exercise, and your appetite suppressing hormones are invaluable.

- Lemons (slightly unripe). Thanks to you my water is refreshing and doesn’t taste as bland, actually tasting slightly sweet instead. Thank you for motivating me to drink 64 oz of water a day.

- My empty 32 oz Gatorade bottle. Thanks to you, I know to drink one of you of water by noon and another of you of water by 5 PM. Thank you for keeping me on track and motivated, even though I pretty much hate drinking water.

- My comfy leggings and workout clothes. You’re the next best thing to PJ’s, and because of you I’m already prepped to start working out at any given moment.

- Smoothies. I don’t tell you enough how much I love you and value your support. Without you I wouldn’t be where I am today. You take distasteful macronutrients and body fuel and turn it into a tasty treat I look forward to drinking every day. Thank you for your energy, vitamins, and meal convenience. Because of you, I can turn a 45 minute meal hatefest into 5 minutes of deliciousness, and still be full yet on time for whatever it is I’m rushing off to.

- My Fitbit. Thanks to you I know how many calories I’ve burned so I know how many calories I can eat that day

“They’ve started the applause and que music to push me off the stage, so thank you and good night.”

Got Ya Hair Done (Rapmonster smut)

A/N: @bloomgemstonia this one is for you

She had been planning to get her hair don’t for about a month now. Sporting corn rows was cute and all but damn did it get old after a month. Re-braiding and adding accessories to the braids was pretty much all she could do and around week four she was looking for new ideas for her hair.

While chilling in the dining room on her laptop she came across some cute hairstyles for black girls, most of them for natural hair. Little did she realize namjoon was floating around her area trying to catch a peek of her new hair style. If there was one thing namjoon loved about his girl, it would be her hair. It always so soft and came with so many different forms. Always new. She would leave it bare, twist it out, braid it down, make these little knots that he found cute some time, or on rare occasions, put in weave. He love when she did weave for many reasons actually, it saved on hair and makeup time when they would go out, It was never boring ,she kept up with it tightly, and she just looked “so sexy with the oddly colored hairstyle” in his words. But he knew it wasn’t something that she did often because it was deemed unprofessional in her workplace. He thought she looked boss in her weave though.

“Hey babe… You changing the hair again?” He draped his hands on her shoulders and looked at the screen on all different types of hair style. Not one of them involving weave. “Yeah, tried of the braids but I don’t even know what I really want at this point” she leans back in the chair and rest her head on namjoons belly. “Try something easy, like weave” He felt her head snap up and look at him knowingly “this child here, you take any opportunity to get me into some weave, you know I can’t got to work like that” Namjoon suck his teeth “man, the hair doesn’t even look unprofessional, you make it look professional. And you look fucking blessed in colored weaved, too” she chuckled at his terminology after remembering how she taught him those terms. “Listen nam, I might have to do it another time. I don’t need any trouble.” Namjoon sighed and nods “I guess, I mean you don’t have too I was just suggesting it.”

However, little did Namjoon know, he actually got his girl thinking about putting in weave. And when it came down to it a week later, she bought some platinum braiding weave and head over to her moms’ house. The finishing product did look blessed as Namjoon predicted all thanks to her moms expertise. She could even wait to see namjoon’s reaction to the silver hair. She was gonna keep it hidden until he got back from working with the boys. But that didn’t mean she couldn’t shoot him a little warning text {hey baby, I got my hair done today} He responded almost immediately {Pics or it didn’t happen} she couldn’t help but chuckle at his foolishness {you’ll see once you get home, k?} you could just hear the groan of anticipation coming from him and deep octaves. Namjoon acts like he doesn’t like surprised but you knew he loved playing the guessing game.

By the near end of the day Namjoon swooped my your home to catch a look of this new hairstyle of yours. He was fully expecting a blow-out or maybe even a perm, Especially when he saw you chilling on the couch with your hair wrapped up tight. “Hey joon” Oh yeah she was gonna drag this out, when Namjoon sat down after greeting her, looking at her with the cheesiest smile, she laughed. “Come on babe, let me see” he whine and she just laughs some more “I swear joon you the only man I know that gets excited over a black girls hair” you said playing with your head wrap. “Duh, you my baby, I gotta be excited” he leans back calming himself down it his usual chill self “well I think your gonna love this” she hinted before untying the headwrap and letting all the shiny, new, and sleek platinum braids fall over her shoulders.

Namjoon was beyond shook. He was dumbfounded sitting there admiring the way the silver hair contoured with her syrup skin. The way her baby hairs laid plastered on her edges and just the overall sexiness of it all “damn babe…. Damn…. How you looking like a whole meal right now?…Good enough to eat” she flipped the braids from her face and smiled bashfully. Namjoon smirked at her shyness and picked up the braids letting them slip from his fingers. “Hey…. You feel like-” she interrupted Namjoon before she could even finish his sentence “-you always trynna sweat out my hair Namjoon. I just got my hair done. Chill” she walks to the bedroom while laughing and Namjoon just followed her with that silly grin of his. “Come on you won’t have to do anything. You won’t even sweat.” She rolls her eyes at his statement and goes to wrap her hair up again. She ignored his thick fingers wrapping around her hips, she ignored the way he presses his chest against her back, she even ignored his pleads but see really couldn’t ignore the wet kisses on her neck, or his cold fingertips on her lower abdominal, or that he pried the head wrap out of her hands.

“You not gonna let it go are you?” She breathed out looking at Namjoon thought the mirror and chuckle when he nods too preoccupied to give a verbal response. She sighed and closed her eyes as joon’s lips played on the skin of her neck and shoulder. She enjoy the affection for a good while before giving in to his plan “Fine you have 20 minutes joon. But I swear you better not get my hair fucked up” namjoons strong ass picks her up in excitement and tosses her to the bed. Joon crawls over her and continues to kiss all over her bronzed skin. She smiled at namjoons eagerness and hugged his shoulders while his hands traveled down to your pajama shorts. Not even wasting time to pull them down he just pushes the fabric and her panties to the side and rubbed his thumb between her folds. Her chest arched into his chest but she liked the game he was playing and followed his lead with her hand rubbing at his hardened member through his sweatpants. This triggered the make up session to get heated and sloppy with his tongue playing with her’s.

After a while of joon spreading her juices over her erected clit and his girl milking his throbbing cock in soft hands they finally finish each other off in about 17 minutes. They rested with each other for a good few moments before (y/n) gets up, wraps her hair and starts getting dress to go out. Of course joon was curious and asked you where you were going to where you answered “well i need food to eat so I’m getting groceries. And..” She pauses and walks over to Namjoon kissing in on the lips “And?” Joon asked holding her hips close to his “and some more condoms so we can really get some work in” she smirks kissing joon again and head out. “Damn…. I love that woman” joon said to himself in satisfaction.


and here the finished product! I didn’t really know how to end it but I am glad I got a chance to show some appreciation to the Black girls out their with weave in their hair. I don’t read or see many scenario where their girl is slaying in some weave so I just thought to add to that small collection. Thank you for reading and BAI FOR NOW

Convergence 15

Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 Chapter 5 Chapter 6 Chapter 7 Chapter 8 Chapter 9 Chapter 10 Chapter 11 Chapter 12 Chapter 13 Chapter 14 - Part 1 Chapter 14 - Part 2 Chapter 16 Chapter 17 Chapter 18 Chapter 19-1 Chapter 19-2 Chapter 20 Chapter 21 Chapter 22

A/N: Bucky unravels.

I opened my eyes to find Loki staring at me.

We gazed at each for a beat before he spoke. “You are having second thoughts.”

He turns away from me. “No, I’m not having second thoughts. Why would you say that?” I asked.

He turns to look at me. “I can see the regret in your eyes.”

I smiled. “There’s a lot of emotions in my eyes and I can tell you that regret isn’t one of them.” I paused tracing my fingertips against the V of his lower abdominal.  “I wanted this, if I didn’t I wouldn’t be here right now.”

He smiled, intertwining his fingers with my own, then slowly bringing it to his lips. “Good.”

“Are you having second thoughts?” I asked.

He laughed heartily. “Absolutely not, my darling.”

“Good.” I say. “I’m hungry.”

“What do you want eggs, pancakes, toast.” He asked sitting up and pulling the sheets back, revealing his sleeping pillar that was nestled on his thigh.

I grabbed his arm, glancing down at his thigh then slowly peeking up at him. “It’s not that kind of hunger.”

He stills then exhales harshly, his pillar twitches, shifting the energy in room. “Deep, fast or slow.” He croaked.

“All three.” I answered all breathy.

He rolled me onto my back and held my hands above my head as his deft tongue began its sweet assault on my budded nipples.

Bucky sat on the edge of the bed in her apartment, he didn’t know what he would say, but he had to make his presence known. He wasn’t sure how long he was sitting on the bed, but the shadows dancing against the wall alerted him to the fact that it was now dusk. He came here after leaving Loki’s apartment, the image of them and her moans haunted him as he gazed down at the fingers of his left arm. He half wished he could have his memory erased, but the other half of him found catharsis in this pain.

Her keys in the lock jolted him from his reverie.

His ears followed her footsteps as she dropped her purse on the table and kicked her heels off. Her bare feet padded softly across the wooden floors. She opens the bedroom door and drops heavily on the bed, she picked up her journal and began to write. After writing down two pages of thoughts she leaves her open journal on the bed and headed to the bathroom.

Bucky steps from behind the closet door when he heard the water flowing from the showerhead. He picked up her journal and read, the last passage leaving an impression on him. He drops the journal on the bed then approached the bathroom door and stepped in. The bathroom was heavy with steam, he gazed at her blurry image behind the curtain for a few seconds then he disappeared.

“…and during my time with Loki,
Bucky never crossed my mind.
How cruel am I? But every time
I’m here in this apartment I feel
his presence as if he was
etched in these very walls.”

Bucky exited her building and gazed up at his building, he sent a text then slipped his hoodie over his head. His phone buzzed almost immediately, his left arm crushed it effortlessly before he tossed it into the bin.

He was done.

Post Note: Chapter 16 will be posted on Sunday!

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A Dry Wager

Request: “Newt and dry humping? Don’t know why I found that so hot 🙈🙈🙈🙈

Pairing: Newt Scamander x Reader

Word Count: 956

Warning: Smut!!!!!!!!

Originally posted by nediycektimki

“You’re crazy about me.” You declared, rocking on your seat.

“Is that so?” Newt refuted, reaching up for a vial on the top shelf. His shirt lifting as he did, exposing a sliver of lower abdominal flesh. You leant over, pressing a kiss to the bare skin. Newt almost fell from his position.

“See.” You chuckled, finding great amusement in his doe-eyed expression.

“T-that’s not fair! You know I can’t help it.” He breathed. “You are…” he sighed, pulling you off your seat towards him. “dreadfully enticing.”

You smiled, succumbing to a tender kiss. You pushed him onto the adjacent couch, Newt’s face bright with anticipation.

“I want to make a wager.” You spoke in a low, seductive tone.

“Mm? What does this wager entail?” he asked, resting his hands on your thighs as you came to sit on his lap.

“You love skin-to-skin contact.” You stated. Newt nodded, licking his bottom lip eagerly.

“I am a fan.”

“So…” you leaned in, leaving butterfly kisses on his cheek. “I want to see what I can do without my skin touching yours.”

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anonymous asked:

Hey there Aunt Scripty! Thank you so much for all the hard work you do assisting writers all over the interwebs C: My question is, if my character is stabbed in the gut and pushed over the side of a speeding boat, could he survive long enough to swim to shore? Would having his wound be in the arm be better or worse for survival? Thanks again!

Hey there nonny! Yes, your character can absolutely survive to the shore if the stab is shallow enough or if it misses the major arteries, and the spleen and liver aren’t too badly lacerated. 

Here’s what’s what: the main of the abdomen is moderately well protected. First there’s the skin, then the (sometimes substantial) fat pad under the skin. Then come the abdominal muscles (rectus abdominus). 

Behind that is something called the omentum, which is basically a protective flap at the front of the peritoneum, or belly-sac. Essentially it’s a thick, white apron which protects the intestines and abdominal organs from harm. 


[Gray’s Anatomy, 1918, Public Domain] 

See that flap that essentially begins at the bottom of the stomach? That’s the best image I can find of it. You’ll see it here, too, the flaps that have been pulled back to reveal what’s underneath: 

[Ibid. Yeah, I just used “ibid” in a Tumblr post. DEAL WITH IT.

So the blade might not be long enough, or could simply not be driven in with enough force, to penetrate into the actual abdominal organs

Then, of course, there’s bleed rates. The abdominal aorta and mesenteric arteries are both at the back of the abdomen: 


Meaning that a blade from the front is going to have to get through skin, fat pad, rectus abdominus, the omentum, and the small or large intestine in order to cut an artery. 

What all of that is really there to say is that, especially in the lower abdomen, penetrating abdominal trauma is really much more likely to kill by infection than by hemorrhage. 

Something could even come poking out of the skin, appearing to be intestine – the omentum is the most common evisceration going. 

Meaning your character could be stabbed, they can see something white come out of their belly, and get shoved into the river, and still have the strength to make it to shore, get carried off in an ambulance, go to a hospital, have surgery – they will have surgery – and survive. 

Stabs higher up in the abdomen – the liver and spleen – are far more likely to be rapidly lethal due to the highly vascular nature of the organs, and stabs upward at the very top of the abdomen are likely to enter the chest, nick the diaphragm, puncture a lung or the heart, etc. 

Essentially, a stab or GSW to the abdomen can be as lethal as you like, but also temporarily un-lethal depending on the location, too. 

I hope this helps!!! 

xoxo, Aunt Scripty


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origamigryphon  asked:

I am deeply curious, did Megs ever learn about human reproduction, whether out of boredom or necessity? If not, I find the trope about "alien/other species being surprised/shocked/gobsmacked by female menstruation" to be an awfully funny one. "MISS RITCHI, YOU ARE BLEEDING!!" "This happens every three weeks or so, it's not a big --" "THIS HAPPENS CONSTANTLY?!"

(LOLOL I actually think there might be a fic like that on either FFN or AO3, but I can’t remember the title)

Honestly, though, I think Megamind did learn about human reproduction, but in a really clinical way–so he’d know about things like menstruation, and he’d be aware, even, that women ‘get wet’ when they’re aroused, but he wouldn’t be aware of like…the amount/consistency of that (this is why I have him surprised in Code: Safeword, when Roxanne shows him).

INTERESTINGLY, I was talking to @lynati a while back about M’ega adolescence, and she came up with the idea that the tentacles in prepubescent M’ega are actually sort of like buds, and that they grow into tentacles during puberty.

This is an uncomfortable/painful process, resulting in lower abdominal pain/cramping.

So in ‘verses like Code: Safeword, where Megamind is unaware of the M’ega anatomy, he could very easily believe, during this time, that he was experiencing something like premenstrual cramps.

Especially since, without visible tentacles, his genitalia is visually similar to a vulva.

Lyn also asked how Megamind got classified as male as a baby, since his genitalia was ambiguous–

The prison doctor at the time was like:


And now I’m supposed to fill out all these government forms, and there’s a box to check for 


and a box to check for 


but there’s no box to check for 


it’s got one orifice that appears to be for excretion and there’s something else between it’s legs that might be a vagina and might be a marsupial pouch and might

for all I fucking know, 


god damn but do I ever need a drink

(but this doctor looks at this kid, with its weird skin and its weird head and its weirdly developmentally advanced responses to stimuli, and he thinks 'how much more difficult is all that going to be for a girl to deal with?’)

anonymous asked:

this isn't a med question but today i was frightened i had received an immaculate conception because i felt a weird moving sensation in my lower abdominal area only to find out on the google that i'm just gassy and am not having a baby. thank god. but also, don't get any ideas big guy.

I spent approximately age 16 through 19 terrified that every fart was a baby.  Fortunately they were all farts.

May your fart-not-baby luck continue.

An Open Letter to A7X

To Avenged Sevenfold:

Before I start this letter, let me just preface it with the fact that I have been having some hand/nerve issues and my writing may become disjointed because of that.

I first found out about y’all four—almost five—years ago. The reason I got into y’all is probably a little different than other fans. I’m an avid reader and one of the books I read said to understand the book better, the reader needed to look up the lyrics to “Dear God” by Avenged Sevenfold and then to listen to it. So, like a good reader, I did. I fell in love with that song and had to hear more from this band. (I thought y’all were country). The second song I heard was “Hail to the King” and the change in pace and tempo made me love the band even more. I bought that album (it had just come out) and started listening to all of your other songs. It took about six months for me to get through all the albums, but when I had, you had all awakened a part of me I didn’t know existed.

From my appreciation of your music, I started looking into other hard rock and heavy metal bands. Obviously, I knew who Metallica was, but I started digging into more of their stuff and even got into Judas Priest and Pantera, bands my parents hated and bands I thought I would never like.

When I got my resident assistant job, I was listening to “MIA” and that song became my lucky one. Unfortunately, some things in my life happened that might have torn down another person. It was y’all and other metal bands that helped me through.

You see, I’m a soon-to-be college graduate who has had a difficult six years, but the last two years of my life have been rougher than I ever expected them to be.

It all started in November 2015 when I got this terrible lower abdominal pain. I thought it was cramps or ovulation pain; the emergency room in Texas couldn’t find anything wrong with me. Flash forward to winter break, and I’ve had this pain for four weeks now. My wonderful mom got me into a surgeon, and I’d never been more nervous. I’d only had my wisdom teeth removed, so an actual surgery terrified me. They took me in and let me listen to a couple of songs (“Gunslinger” and “Strength of the World”) before I went under. It turned out I had two ruptured cysts and appendicitis. I easily could have gotten a terrible infection from either.

Time wears on, and I head back to my university (University of North Texas, go Mean Green!). I’m an athlete, have been for most of my life. I run/ran three times a week. My knee started to dislocate when I ran, but I could just pop it back in place. Eventually, it got to the point where running and even walking hurt too much. I waited until summer and returned home to see what the hell was wrong.

From all my years of soccer and running, and continuing to play soccer after a knee injury five years ago, I had torn the ligament that attaches my femur to my patella—the most rare knee surgery. A week before my knee surgery, my incredibly wonderful mother found out that my alcoholic father had stolen and gambled away $3,000 from their joint account. That same say, my father found out that his mother was dying. He flew out to San Antonio to deal with that situation. Mom started the process for divorce. Literally an hour before my knee surgery, I found out my grandmother had died.

When I woke up, I was in the worst pain of my life. My knee had to be immobile for four weeks before I could start physical therapy. I was up every four hours to take Percocet, which we later found out I’m allergic to. Having my leg (my dominate leg) taken away from me and not being able to do things for myself filled me with anger. A lot of what helped me through was y’all and bands similar to you. Post-knee surgery me was the worst, but your music helped me through.

Fast forward again, and I’m now back at school in my final year (Fall 2016) and my life was looking up. I found a publisher for my books, I would be turning 21 in November, and I’d get to see my favorite band with my best friend at Texas Mutiny.

Texas Mutiny was the most incredible concert of my life. I smuggled my DSLR camera in (don’t tell anyone) and captured some of the best photos of my life. That concert helped me figure out what I wanted to do with my photojournalism degree. And for my 21st birthday, my friends surprised me with a signed vinyl of The Stage and several of your CDs. It cheered me up because my birthday was on Election Day and very few people remembered it… which was understandable.

However, my life can’t always be sunshine and rainbows. Nine days before my birthday, I was rushed to the ER after puking up my guts. The ultrasound technician found five ovarian cysts. Three of them were the size of my uterus, and I needed immediate surgery. Because I’m a college student “immediate” meant my next time off. My Thanksgiving break was recovery and more of your music. My wonderful mom came down to Denton to help me through that surgery.

My 2016 winter break was spent writing and getting my older sister to listen to your songs. She really enjoys the white album and even some songs on The Stage. I also examined that album and just fell in love with basically every song. My cover for my book came in, and I got inspired to write a collection of short stories based on songs. My favorite bands are featured quite a bit… I hope that’s okay.

Now, I’m back at school again and my stomach pain comes back. Two months after surgery and the ovarian cysts were back. But something even worse happened at the end of January 2017. I’m a writer and a photographer who depends on her hands for work and stress relief.

At the end of January, my hands started to malfunction. They can’t fully flex of fist, they’re always cold, they get numb and tingling, my wrists and elbows hurt, and my joints are very stiff. My spring break was spent back in Reno getting tests done. They ruled out anything wrong with my central nervous system—thank god—but the pain still remains. And I was scared. I’m still scared actually. I have psoriatic arthritis and it’s incurable. Really the only things helping me are music, the Deathbat nation, my friends, and my mom. To make matters worse, my father had two heart attacks and two surgeries right before I came home. He only has maybe 2-5 years left. He’s an asshole, but I love him.

I know that was the longest intro ever, and y’all are probably wondering why I’m writing this at all at this point. My name is Carmen, and I’m a photojournalist (almost) and recently published author who just wants to thank you guys for everything you’ve done for me and the other fans. So here’s my long list of thank yous.

To all the guys: thank you for forming Avenged Sevenfold. Without you coming together, I wouldn’t have found a lot of my friends. Your music has gotten me through some of the most difficult situations in my life and your music has inspired my writing and made me a better person (the writing portion). There’s something about your music that just speaks to people and has made my life so much brighter. I can’t wait to see you and Metallica in June!

To Brooks: I know you haven’t been with the band long, but I’m glad you’re with them! I loved your drumming when you were with Tenacious D and Bad Religion. You definitely remind me of the dad friend out of all the guys, and I think it’s awesome to see what you add to the band. Your drumming on The Stage is also INSANE. I love what you did on “Angels.”

To Johnny Christ: I don’t think you’re a gnome for starters. You’re much taller than my short ass. All jokes aside, I love how you are on stage. You exude so much passion and energy; I wish I had gotten more photos at Texas Mutiny. You sing/shouting on “Nightmare” also adds a little depth to the song and never fails to put a smile on my face. Oh! Congrats on your son.

To Zacky V: I’m ambidextrous because I have to be from the hand issues, and I so rarely see left-handed musicians that every time I watch you play, it gives me hope. I’m not musically inclined at all, but knowing a lefty is out there brightens my day. You have such an awesome style and your skill with the guitar is out of this world. I hope we can get more solos from you.

To Synyster: dude, you are one of the best guitarists I’ve heard, excluding Santana. I could pick your style out so easily. The work you’ve done with A7X and Pinkly Smooth just blow me away. I can’t believe someone can have talent and skill like that. You are a guitar god, Mr. Haner.

To Shadows: as a writer, I most easily connect with words. Your lyrics speak to me on a spiritual level (which is probably why I have so many tatted on me). You have a way with words. And your voice is so unique and every time I hear “Dear God,” I remember why this band became my favorite. Just, thank you for doing what you do.

To the women of A7X (Val, Michelle, Lacey, Megan, etc.): thank you guys for being you. I hope you know how much love the Deathbat nation has for you. Without your support, the band probably wouldn’t be where they are (no offense guys).

To the fans: thank you guys! I have met so many amazing people through this band. Y’all have helped me through a lot, and I’ve met some good friends through it. Sevenfold has cultivated a fan base unlike any other, and I’d like to thank every Deathbat for who they are and for being so caring and for taking care of me.

So, I just want to say thank you from a fan who’s been through a lot and has made it through thanks, in part, to your music and the most supportive mother ever. The only thing I have to add is that my dream is to one day meet y’all and thank y’all in person. And this final part is going to sound so fucking cheesy, but I hope y’all sign my Deathbat and that the writer side of me gets to write your extended (not brief) biography.

Thanks again for all you have done.




Elsa Hosk’s, to be specific.

If you’re one of the types who watches the VS Show every year and uses it as motivation to get to the gym, now is your chance. Flex instructor Jenn Seracuse had Hosk break down some ab splitting, Pilates-inspired exercises that, again, if done with the dedication of an Angel, might actually give you the kind of toned tummy that looks oh-so-natural on her.



“This is a great way to tap into those deep internal obliques that tighten the waist and create that hourglass shape. Start in a plank position, cross one leg in front of the other, rotating the hips so the front leg and hip are below the other. The heels will drop to the same side as the front leg and hip will open to the opposite side. Exhale to round and lift the spine—think of bringing the ribs to the hips and contracting the obliques. Inhale to lower back to the plank, maintaining the rotation of the hips. Repeat for 30-60 seconds; repeat with the other leg.”



“This exercise will not only help you tone your obliques, but it also gets your heart rate up by adding in some cardio, which will help you shed extra layers and reveal your waistline. Start on all fours with your knees underneath your hips, and your wrists underneath your shoulders. Exhale to engage your abs and lift your knees to a hover off the mat. Kick your right leg under you and across to the left as you rotate your hips. Drop your left heel to the mat. Simultaneously, reach your left arm up. Return to the all-fours hover position. Repeat for 30-60 seconds on the same side. Rest for 10-15 seconds and repeat with left leg.”



“This move incorporates balance and stability, and is a great way to challenge your core. This exercise in particular also really targets the lower abdominal area. Start by lying on your back with the Pilates ball under your pelvis (it should be halfway between your lower back and your glutes) and with your arms long by your side. Lift your legs to tabletop position (knees over your hips at a 90-degree bend) and slightly round the lower back, balancing on the ball. Keeping the spine and ball completely still, exhale to lower the toes down towards the floor. Inhale to bring the legs back up to tabletop position. Repeat for 30-60 seconds. For an extra challenge, try reaching your arms overhead.”



“This exercise is great for core stability and it taps into the deepest layer of the abdominals to keep your spine still as you move back and forth. It will also get your heart rate up! Start in a plank position. Simultaneously move one knee and foot, and your opposite arm forward (as if crawling), then come back to plank position. Repeat with your opposite arm and leg. Keep alternating for 30-60 seconds. For an extra challenge, keep your foot off the floor as you bring your leg forward.”

Gummy Bears: Hiro Hamada x Reader

You are currently laying out on Hiro’s bed, your head propped up by his pillows as you read from the book you have resting against your stomach.  Hiro is sitting in his desk chair, typing away at his computer. You’re both caught up in your own worlds, content being next to each other and not needing to fill the air with useless chatter.

 A few minutes later, you hear Hiro’s chair squeak as he leans back and stretches his arms up into the air.  The wheels of his chair roll across the hardwood floor as he pushes away from the desk and stands.  “I’m gonna grab a snack from downstairs.  Do you want anything?” he asks.

 You glance at him from your book and shake your head.  “No thanks,” you tell him with a smile.

He gives you a shrug, before turning and making his way down stairs.  He isn’t gone for very long, before you hear his steps coming back up the stairs.

 “What’d you get?” you ask nonchalantly, flipping the page in your book.

 “Do you really have to ask?” he says, and you can hear the grin in his voice.

 Even before you shift your gaze to look at him, you can already hear the crumpling of a plastic bag. When you spot the item in his hands you can’t help but roll your eyes.  “Seriously?”

 He gives you an innocent grin, “What?”

 “I can’t believe Aunt Cass still buys you those.  How do you not have a million cavities?”

 He chuckles to himself and rips open the bag.  “She doesn’t actually.  I have to buy them on my own, and then I have to hide them up on top of the refrigerator, because if she finds them, she tosses them out,” he explains to you.

 “You have an addiction,” you tell him, before turning back to your book.

 “I am not ashamed to agree with you.”

 One corner of your mouth tilts up as you try to suppress a laugh.  You’re pulled away from your book once more when you feel the bed dip down. You raise an eye brow as you watch Hiro crawl toward you.

 He notices you watching him and he gives you another innocent smile.  “Don’t mind me,” he tells you.  Using his knee, he pushes your legs apart slightly, and then settles himself down in the opening.  Lying down on his stomach, he props himself up by his elbows which are resting on either side of your hips.

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sun-taurus-tarot  asked:

I see you know about plants lol. I am going to be landscaping a garden at my house soon and I was wondering if you knew of any preanuals that have multiple uses in the craft. I trying to create a relatively low maintenance space but I have zero experience. Thanks :)

🌱🍄💐 FLOWER TIME. 💐🍄🌱
Some of my favorite flowers and herbs are perennials! I don’t know much about your gardening space and if it’s shady or not so I’ll try to pick plants that do well in moderate light. 

Geraniums are one of my personal favorites, they are wonderful for protection and love. Red geranium petals are said to have a healing property, you can place the petals to a wound or burn to help ease the pain and promote healing. It also makes for a wonderful loose incense and the leaves are great for cooking light meals.
Hibiscus are another personal one of my favorites, especially in teas! They’re wonderful for small gardens because they’re not very aggressive. Another flower for love, but also lust and divination. You can use the flowers in tea as well as incenses and satchels.
Camellia Sinensis is another personal favorite, also known as tea! You can use the leaves all summer long to make a wonderful black tea, the bark (though thin) is fantastic in banishing and purifying incense blends.
Lilacs, especially the one I linked here, are a great flowering shrub and it is relatively low maintenance, it’s great against molds, mildew, etc. It gathers butterflies and birds! Lilacs are pretty much great in everything tbh.
Lavender can be used in literally everything, cooking, tea, spells, incense, you name it baby girl. Though only certain strains can actually be used in cooking and get the appropriate taste, other strains can be too harsh or no flavor at all.

Other awesome plants:
Ferns, they’re all relatively low maintenance and while not used in the practice itself they’re great for keeping the soil fertile and protecting the home. You can burn it for banishing and the sap can be drunk for youth. 
Hyacinth for protection and happiness. It can be used in satchels for cramps and lower abdominal pain. It’s used in aromatherapy for depression.
Aloe, Anemone, Spruce, Basil, Rosemary, and Sage.

Wake Up. nessian fic

pt. 1

pt. 2, pt. 3

so…somehow in writing this it became way longer than I thought it would be and I haven’t even gotten to the juicy parts yet. this is part one and i’ll post the rest soon. (sorry it’s a bit of a slow burn, it’ll pick up in the next parts!!!) I think I’m titling it either “wake me up” or “for still here I be” but I can’t decided yet. anyways, here it is!

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Natural Options for HS Relief

Well, lovelies, I did say I’d explain the natural options (as seen in my previous post), as well as let you know what works for me, so here goes!

List of Natural Options:

  • Use an antimicrobial/antibacterial skin cleanser

I use a generic form of Hibiclens, once a day, to wash my underarms (this is my most affected area). Hibiclens is the same type of soap surgeons use to “scrub up” prior to entering to surgical suite. The idea is the soap kills any and all of the microbes/bacteria that live on the skin that cause infections and any smells. Since I’ve been using it, my flare ups aren’t as horrible smelling and it just makes me feel cleaner.

  • Warm compresses with tea tree oil

Warm compresses, using all cotton hand towels and filtered water, are amazing for really large flare ups that are pus-filled and really sore. The best way to make a compress is to soak a couple towels in water with a few drops of tea tree oil (this is a natural anti-inflammatory and helps combat bacteria), heat them up until they’re just hot enough (you want them hot enough to do their job, but not so hot your burn your skin), and then apply light pressure for 10 minutes or until the compress begins to cool.

My last bad flare up caused the entire are of my left underarm to swell and turn bright red; I couldn’t put my arm down with crying in pain (I’ve a very high tolerance for pain). I made up a warm compress, held it under my arm for a few minutes, and was disgusted to see all the pus and gunk coming out of my arm! Now, not wanting to deal with this flare for much longer, I actually expressed as much pus and blood as possible; honestly, it was a huge mistake and prolonged my flare up, but it did feel better.

  • No shaving and/or waxing

You wouldn’t play in a mine field, right? Shaving and waxing HS affected areas is pretty much the same; I’ve shaved my underarms before, nicked a lesion, and suffered through one of the worst flare ups I’ve ever had in 10 years! I use a personal electric shaver (AKA a pen razor; I found mine at Wal-Mart for under $10) to trim the hairs as close to the skin as possible without allowing the blades to touch the skin; yes, I miss areas and it gets annoying, but it’s better than causing a mass infection or ripping tender skin.

  • Avoid antiperspirants and stick deodorants

The main reason to avoid stick type deodorants is, if you have an open lesion and swipe your deodorant across it, now it’s covered in infection and, the next time you use it, you’re just spreading the bacteria around and potentially aiding in a massive or nasty flare up. I use the Thai Spray deodorant; I was using Crystal spray, but it ended up irritating my skin.

Antiperspirants, as the name suggests, don’t allow you to perspire or sweat. Some people who have HS have suggested that, by not allowing yourself to sweat, you’re only helping the disease to fester and, ultimately, prepare for a harsh flare up and infection. Since not using an antiperspirant for almost a year, I’ve noticed that my rate of infection has greatly decreased and the smell associated with the pus is much less foul.

  • Make dietary changes

This isn’t going to work for everyone, but I avoid a lot of dairy products, red meat, turkey (it’s classified as an inflammatory food), and no longer drink soda. Since changing my diet and beginning to transition to a full vegetarian lifestyle, I’ve noticed that I’ve only had minor flare ups under my arms, a tiny flare on my abdomen, and another tiny flare on my inner thigh.

Some with HS have found transitioning to a gluten-free diet works best for them, while others have found that eliminating carbs and sugar helps them. My suggestion is to try removing one or two types of foods from your diet at a time versus going “cold turkey” or rapidly transitioning to a new diet. As always, consult with a medical practitioner before making any drastic dietary changes.

  • Turmeric

For those of you who don’t know about turmeric, it’s a member of the ginger family and a native herb of India; it’s used in many Indian dishes for both flavor and spice. Research has suggested that this herb has natural anti-inflammatory properties, much like ginger, in both capsule and powder form.

I ingest turmeric in capsule form, once a day (usually in the evening), every day. After having this herb in my system for 24 hours, the only thing I could say was WHERE HAS THIS BEEN ALL MY LIFE?! My flare ups have reduced in frequency by up to 50% and I’m actually able to go about my daily life! I will note that, the couple of times I’ve “forgotten” to take my turmeric, the following morning was dreadful; my underarms were inflamed, tender, and itched like hell until I took my pill.

  • Exercise, even on bad days

Because sweating can irritate HS, it can be difficult to find exercises that are both good for the body AND won’t make you sweat like a pig; just keep in mind that every little bit counts.

For me, I do my kickboxing outdoors, in the middle of winter, so I can go a few rounds and keep cool; even when I’ve been going for a solid 20+ minutes, as long as it’s between 30 and 50 degrees, I rarely ever sweat. Yoga has helped make even my worst HS days better; by sitting down and meditating for 10-15 minutes, it helps me find a positive attitude so I can get through the day. I also incorporate some light weight lifting, lower abdominal strength exercises, and walking/jogging into my routine.

  • Use all-natural/organic/vegetarian/vegan skincare products

I know this sounds excessive, but I’ve found the more natural products I use, the better I feel overall.

When I was much younger and using whatever was popular for lotion, I noticed it would dry out my skin, make it itch, and cause my HS to get pretty nasty; at that time, it was mainly under my breasts and between my thighs (the scarring is pretty bad). Now that I’ve dealt with this disease for 10+ years and tried a few things, I’ve found that lotions and body washes that are as natural as possible and contain not alcohol work best; I use Dr. Bronner’s Castille soap (I love the rose hemp scent) to wash up and shea butter, coconut oil, and vegetarian lotion to moisturize my skin.

  • Wear all-natural fibers and loose clothing

The more your skin is free to breathe and isn’t irritated by rubbing or chaffing, the better. Yes, this might mean you’ll have to change out a lot of your wardrobe basics, but isn’t your health more important than fashion?

Natural fibers include cotton, bamboo, and wool. Ladies, a wonderful fashion combo that’s comfortable AND HS approved includes a cotton jersey maxi skirt, a loose-fitting t-shirt or tank, and a long sweater or cardigan. Gentlemen, wear those slightly baggy jeans and cotton t-shirt and, trust me, you’ll be golden. Now it gets complicated when you have to dress a certain way for work, but with a little imagination and some careful planning, you can be fashionable AND comfortable in any situation.

  • Stress Management

I’ve noticed I’m more prone to an HS flare whenever I’m emotionally or mentally taxed, either  due to others or myself.

Yoga has really helped me to better manage my stress, as well as boxing (I’d rather punch a bag or shadow than an actual person). By keeping your mind calm, the rest of the body can relax and any infection can better be combated by the body’s natural defenses.

  • Scarring remedies

Because I’m transitioning to vegetarianism and using organic/vegetarian/vegan products, I’ve noticed a few things that work really well for scarring and stretch marks.

Coconut oil and shea butter, in my opinion, work best, especially after a warm shower, when the skin is softer. I’ve been using both for a couple of months and have noticed my scars aren’t as dark!

anonymous asked:

What are the girls' diets/workout routines?


Gigi’s Core-Focused Workout:
1. Warm up the core with 10 minutes of boxing.
2. Perform three sets of 40 crunches each.
3. Raise your heart rate with 10 minutes of boxing.
4. Perform three sets of 40 bicycle crunches each, kicking each leg out once per bicycle.
5. Box for another 10 minutes.
6. Take a plank pose to hit the transverse abdominals, holding for about 60 seconds, or as long as you can maintain good form (abs tight, no sway in the back, and the neck in a neutral position).
7. Super-set straight into leg raises to hit the lower abdominals, performing four sets of 25 leg raises each.


Gigi said: “It’s really important to get tested for your allergies and know what’s inflammatory for your body, what you shouldn’t be eating. I think all of those things are really important, more than following one person’s fitness and diet routine.”
  • Breakfast: She wakes up at 7 in the morning and she has a cup of coffee or a simple breakfast of bacon, toast and scrambled eggs.
  • Lunch: Gigi has her lunch at noon and usually visits JG Melon to have an arugula salad.
  • Dinner: She eats sushi with her friends. If she is having a night in, she likes cooking and watches some TV show or a movie. Her day usually ends by watching Girls or Prison Break and sleeps by 11.30 PM.


“I’m not really a big “working out” person, but I definitely like to do cardio when I do. I guess I run sometimes, drink green juices once a week.”

She also likes to run (with or without a treadmill), do yoga, Pilates and walk around New York. She gets very self-conscious in front of a fitness trainer, so she tries to work out on her own. Her exercise regime is not set. Bella exercises whenever she gets some time. She tries hard to do cardio exercises for at least 15 minutes every day. She is also a fan of horse riding and has been doing it since she was just two years old.

In an interview with British Vogue, she talks about the difficulties of working out when you’re travelling a lot:
It’s hard with my schedule – every time I go somewhere I’m like “can you send me a pair of Nikes? I forgot my shoes!” I always forget something. But even this morning I went and swam in the pool, just to keep moving. When I’m home I like to train harder than usual. I haven’t really worked out a lot since the last VS show. My trainer always calls once he knows I’m in town. Like “I know you’re back, where are you?” And I’m like “sleeping?!”. But when I have the time and energy I’ll go. I love doing abs and ass, and getting my blood pumping. Running around keeps most of my body in check but I eat really badly when I’m travelling because I can’t help myself. It’s my comfort.

In a W Magazine interview promoting her Nike Cortez campaign:
‘As for her own workout routine—look at the multitude of crop-tops in the campaign, as there is definitely a routine—Hadid shared her go-to moves earlier this year. “I actually enjoy working out now with my trainer,” she said. “My sister loves boxing and will do a whole thing of boxing, but I prefer intervals, so like five minutes of boxing and then go do ass and abs. I really like doing fun workouts, like the thing where you slide or get to pull a rope. I do not like burpees.”’

Bella talks to ‘E! Live from the Red Carpet’ at her Nike Cortez campaign launch about her work out routine.

Before VSFS: “I’ve been eating hard protein every day, and working out for three hours every day. It’s crazy but I think that you know if you set your mind to something I think you can succeed.”

On her dietary guilty pleasures:
‘Ooh. I mean, chicken nuggets, grilled cheeses, French fries, pizza, burgers. All those things. Usually my go-to is just ordering chicken fingers, grilled cheeses and fries when I get to the hotel. [The] burgers in London are really good.’

Rumour: According to this website this person tried eating like Bella for 7 days and went to Bella’s nutritionist. I don’t know if Bella eats exactly like this but here is what the nutritionist recommends:


Workout: She likes to focus on abs, but says that it hurts to even laugh the next day. She also said that she uses Instant Abs Trainer (free app): “Sometimes when I’m watching TV, I think to myself, ‘I should be doing crunches and sit ups right now.’ Then I get off the couch and do it”. You can read how she got ready for VSFS here.


  • Detox Diet Tea (Up to 12 cups a day)
  • Fruit: Strawberries, Grapes, Apples
  • Vegetables: Carrot / Celery Sticks
  • Salad: Kale / Spinach
  • Oily Fish: (Salmon, etc.)
  • Lean Protein: Yogurt, Smoothies
  • Organic: Eggs, Milk, Produce


Workout: Kylie said that she sometimes workout with her family but this website claims that this is how she works out .

Diet: she opts for foods high in fiber that taste good. High fiber foods allow you to eat things that taste good, but with less calories. Fibrous foods don’t turn into fat. Carbs, without much fiber, do. 

  • Breakfast: eats avocado toast, oatmeal, bagels and waffles. She loves Avocado Toast with Chicken strips (healthy fat + carb + protein).
  • Lunch: From organic-pressed juice to smoothies, she loves it all. She loves to eat Mexican food, especially tacos and guacamole. 
  • Dinner:  Her go-to staples are: Chicken, fish, veggies and rice. One meal was Lemon Bacon Arugula Pasta. She also loves: Shrimp Fried Rice, Asparagus and Teriyaki Chicken.


“I think you kind of have to force yourself to exercise – even when you don’t want to. I always end up feeling better after a workout when I force myself to just do it. I used to be a ballet dancer, so doing things that I enjoy that don’t feel like exercise – like talking classes, doing Pilates or things like that are good. I also like to randomly play a sport that I’m bad at – I like going to play soccer with people, or trying to play tennis with people – and teach myself that way. I’m competitive, so I’m always open to learning and trying [a new sport].”
Her favourite workout:
“I don’t like to run. You will not see my running on a treadmill ever. Ever! I like boxing, though, so if I can go to the gym and box for 30 minutes, I will.”

Diet:“I try to be very strict about eating just for my skin and my body.”
But Hailey does break the rules on occasion—particularly on vacation. “I did go to the Maldives not too long ago,” she recalled. “I felt like that was like, super lavish, indulgent. I was eating whatever I wanted when I was there because it was just like you’ve got to take advantage of those moments.”
She also really emphasises the importance of drinking lots of water.

  • Breakfast: “On a regular day, breakfast is usually eggs or oatmeal, some type of healthy protein, or a smoothie.”
  • Lunch: “Lunch is usually salad, fish, grilled veggies, or maybe a sandwich. I don’t really eat a lot of gluten so I’m trying to be particular. I love a good kale Caesar salad [but with] no croutons. That’s usually one thing I leave out.”. 
  • Dinner:  “Dinner is usually kind of along the same lines [as lunch]—some sort of vegetable, or pasta, like a gluten free pasta. Chicken, maybe. Sometimes [I’ll do dessert]. I really like the Magnum (ice cream) bars, obviously that’s a great one. [But I generally try to avoid] sugar. Sugar’s a big one for everyone, I think.”
  • Cheat day:“A cheat day for me, the first thing that I crave, I’ll eat. That’s my rule. So if I wake up and I want pancakes, I’m gonna eat pancakes. If I want a cheeseburger for lunch or for dinner, I’m gonna eat it. If I want fries, I’m gonna eat the fries.”
    Hailey’s favorite burger is the same as Gigi Hadid’s (the one she ate on Jimmy Fallon’s show, notably): “I love J.G. Melon. It is so good. I actually think…no, she’s not the one who took me there, but it’s bomb, and I don’t think enough people know about it.”

ouranimewatcher  asked:

Hi, can I have the Pelvic Bone kiss prompt please. Your Kacchako writings are always such a pleasure to read, especially after a hard day of school or study. (*≧▽≦)

Omg, thank you so much for your kind words! o(≧∇≦o) I know how hard school can be and I’m glad my writings can be a source of enjoyment for you. Hopefully this drabble is ok! I tried to keep it fluffy :3 (Word Count: 539 words)


Bakugou spares a glance down at Ochako, who is strewn across his lap with her phone in hand, before turning his attention back to his own phone.


“Which route should I pick for my game?”

“Route?” He lets out a snort. “Is this one of your shitty 2D dating games?”

“It’s a fun game!” She defends with a blush before looking back at the screen, “but I just need a walkthrough to help me out a little bit.”

“You’re asking the wrong fucking person, round-face.”

Her cheeks redden more at his nickname for her before she turns off her phone and lays it aside.

“Fine.” Ochako turns onto her side and closes her eyes, letting his scent wash over him. He smells of clean laundry and soap after having scrubbed off the sweat and grime of a hard day’s training. His torso is bare and she idly reaches up at him, tracing the lines of his abs with her fingertips and skimming around his belly button before reaching the hem of his shorts.

“Uraraka…” Her name tumbles from his lips with a low growl and his voice rumbles with both anticipation and surprise. She watches the quiver of his muscles as he breathes in and out.

“Hm?” She leans closer to him, her warm breath fanning over the v-shaped line of his lower abdominal muscles as she tugs at the hem of his shorts. A smile plays on her lips as she hears him suck in a sharp breath.

What the fuck are you doing?”

“Nothing,” she hums in a sing-song voice. Her lips ghost over the apex of his pelvic bone before she plants a soft kiss. One hand pulls at the hem of his shorts, exposing more and more of his skin, as her other hand palms over his side muscles.

Uraraka.”  His voice is squeezed with muffled impatience and Ochako can feel the increase in his breathing as her lips follow the line of his pelvis. She shushes him before looking up at him through the flutter of her eyelashes.

Katsuki.” She plants another wet kiss on the opposite point of his pelvic bone and watches the flush in his cheeks as his eyebrows further knit together.


Suddenly, the elastic waistband slips from her fingers and slaps against his waist with a sharp snap. Bakugou blinks at her in wide-eyed confusion as she leans away with a smirk.

“That was pay-back,” she teases, shooting him a toothy grin, “for making fun of my game.”

His cheeks crimson with embarrassment.


“Wha—ahhhh!” She whines and drops her phone as he pinches at her red cheeks.

“What was that about your stupid ass game?!” He smirks at her and tugs at her cheeks, earning another string of whining.

“I’m sorry!” But she betrays herself as she starts to laugh. “Katsuki!” Her voice breaks with more laughter. “Let go!”

“Sorry’s not good enough, round-face!” She kicks and giggles in his lap as she struggles to pull out of his grasp and his smirk widens in response. In all of their commotion, his phone lays forgotten on the floor, face-up and lit with the last thing he had searched for her: “otome game walkthrough”.