(*trigger warning) *My birth story has been very carefully worded, it was a very positive and empowering experience for me and I would do it all again in a heartbeat however we did have a few complications. If you are pregnant, thinking about becoming pregnant or just anxious about birth, please think about whether you … Continue reading My Positive Birth Story
I haven’t managed to write down the full details of my birth story yet, I promise I will once I find the right words to convey the whole experience in a wholeheartedly positive way (because it was truly positive). I did, however, manage to write a letter of thanks to the team at the Midwife … Continue reading An Open Letter Of Thanks
When I found out I was expecting, the first thing I did was to pop on over to Google and start searching for… well, anything really! I didn’t want to read the standard guidance on what to expect in those early days, I wanted to find someone I could relate to. Someone who had experienced … Continue reading Why are there so many ‘Mummy Bloggers’?
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
** Boring Post Alert ** I’ll be totally honest, I am totally aware that this isn’t that interesting. However, I need you to have some background so that you understand how I got here. Please accept my advanced apologies for the next 500 words of dull. So, I started a blog around June 2018 while … Continue reading Not another bloody blogger