Last month I turned the grand old age of 35. I remember when 35 felt like a ripe old age to be feared and avoided, I looked at 35 year olds in the supermarket with pity that they were past it (I genuinely thought this thought once upon a time). Little did I know that … Continue reading Lists – This is 35!
Telling everyone is the fun bit. Whether you’ve waited the whole first trimester or sent a ‘blue lines’ selfie to your bestie before the pee had even dried, delivering the news that you are about to bring new life into the world is magic. Our plan was to tell our parents first then siblings then … Continue reading The ‘News Is Out’ Second Trimester (*TMI Warning)
“As the clock chimed midnight and the room erupted into a cheer, the first bars of Auld Lang Syne started ringing out, I gave my brand new husband a kiss and a squeeze and I looked up. At the crowd in front of me celebrating the end of one year and the start of another, … Continue reading Our Big Fat New Years Eve Wedding!
I’ve never been a big fan of Fathers Day if I’m honest. My Dad was very much absent for most of my adult life and only around in fits and spurts for my childhood. My parents divorced when I was five years old, my Dad was an alcoholic with five children from three failed marriages … Continue reading Fathers Day when you don’t have a father
The other day, my husband DG asked me if I was enjoying being pregnant. Without even thinking about it I instantly replied ‘No not atall’. I always assumed that I would love being pregnant, that I would embrace the changes to my body like an ugly duckling blossoming into a beautiful swan, strutting around, bump … Continue reading I can’t find the bloody swan
If you’re not interested in pregnancy, babies and the ‘joys’ of everything in between then I suggest you keep on scrolling, this post is not for you! This is more of a mind dump for my anxious brain, a journal of my first trimester told in all it’s unflattering glory. TTC (Trying To Conceive) When … Continue reading The ‘Secretly Awful’ First Trimester
If you read my last post, you’ll hopefully have an idea of why I started writing my blog but let me tell you a little more about me and then you can really decide if I’m your kind of person! As I type this I am precisely 5 weeks away from my 35th birthday. I … Continue reading A little bit about me