Sometimes new beginnings are such a blessing. I am not a mad fan of change but I have accepted this concept more fondly the older I get. It used to give me anxiety when situations changed but after 5.5 years we are moving out of our current house and I'm actually really excited about it.… Continue reading Every Day is a fresh start
For anyone going through the devastation of baby loss or infertility you will understand the mental scars last way longer than the physical ones. The uncertainty when you think you will never have a baby and then even the fear after you do, that it still won't work out is heartbreaking. I don't think you… Continue reading Mental Health & Wellbeing.
Just like that. It was all over again. No sooner had the two lines flashed up on the pregnancy test, there was the appearance of heavier blood. I am not sure where to start but after our miscarriage back in April this year it was a tough decision to try again so soon. Still feeling… Continue reading Our Journey Continues.
In April this year I didn't return to my full-time job in sport after my maternity leave finished. I had been working in high performance for over 7 years and although as an organisation they offered amazing support and flexible working hours I just didn't want to return. I still felt that Austin needed me… Continue reading Proud stay at home mum.
As Phil and I have just celebrated our fourth wedding anniversary I think about everything we have been through since we married back in August 2013. We are also celebrating 15 years together this year which seems like a lifetime since we met when I was just 21. I don't think we had any idea… Continue reading The Adventure Begins.
Motherhood albeit hard beyond belief at times is also something that I whole heartily enjoy. The first 6 weeks I remember happily sitting hour after hour breast feeding. I guess it helps being quite relaxed about letting things pile up around you. Yes I sometimes got frustrated at the mounting washing pile or loaded dishwasher… Continue reading Slummy Mummy? Fine with me.
Most of us women spend the majority of our adult lives trying not to get pregnant and oh the irony when you finally try to and can't. Some of us always fear there may be a problem whilst others fall pregnant just looking at their partner. I think I always had an inkling there may be… Continue reading Are we trying to have it all?