Body changes during pregnancy

At the beginning I felt so healthy and thought nothing can get to me apart from gaining a few stone! However, I was so wrong! Over the 9 months I piled on 2 stone, and also managed to then get: Backache Swollen hands and feet Craving for fast food (great excuse) Carpal tunnel syndrome  …

Socialisation is key

Once things start to settle down, there will be times that you may feel very segregated. You may believe that all your life consists of is just family life and looking after the baby. I personally went through this and started to feel as though my friends have better things to do.  If I spent…

The reality of breastfeeding

The breast is best This is the common phrase that you hear everywhere when you’re pregnant. The truth is, breast is best. However, not everyone feels comfortable with it, nor will they be successful yet they will still get nagged to do it. I was apprehensive myself about whether I really wanted to or not.…

New beginnings…

BECOMING A MUM Wow, I remember it so clearly and how surreal it all felt. It really was the best feeling ever! Ellen our midwife left us to work out how to get Theo to latch on, which he did straight away. I couldn’t believe it! I didn’t want to go to sleep as I…

The nerve raking test…

Test time I had held off for a few days to do a test. We had done a few before this which came back negative and it does eat away at you with many emotions going through your head. You think to yourself ‘maybe my body isn’t capable, maybe were not ready’ and you do…

Starting a new career…

career change I remember going on holiday to Egypt knowing that I need to prepare for an interview once I get back. Being chilled out probably did help to write a few things down on paper about reasons why I would love to get the job and my suitability for it. Once I returned the…