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High Femme In High Heels

The CHRONICles is a fortnightly column by Caroline Marie McDonagh-Delves and Rachel Charlton-Dailey discussing life with chronic illness, chronic pain and disability. Content warning: this column will regularly discuss ableism and topics relating to disability. — Maybe I watch too much TV. Maybe my fashion sense is too much influenced by 1950s pin-up girls. Maybe I was …

Dear Makeup, it’s Not You, it’s Me

I love makeup. I have boxes and boxes of the stuff. If I get a bonus at work, or a gift certificate–it goes on makeup. But makeup and I–well our relationship has changed. I love you makeup, but I just don’t need you any more. I always have loved slathering …