A little update…

In my last blog post I wrote about how I was struggling a bit with anxiety and lack of sleep at the moment and I wanted to give a little update on how I am feeling. First of all, getting my ass to the gym felt so flipping good and the endorphins set me weekend... Continue Reading →

It’s OK to be not OK

I am a huge advocate of the “It’s ok” movement. Actually I am not sure that it really classes as a movement but you know what I mean. I am forever telling people that it is ok to feel however it is they are feeling and that talking about their feelings is the best thing... Continue Reading →


Mumaraderie noun mum• a• ra• de• rie \məm -ˈrä-d(ə-)rē\ mutual trust and friendship among Mums. Parenthood is tough. It is hard work and it is relentless at times. It can be a lonely and confusing place. You need people in your corner, you need good friends, especially you need people who are going through something... Continue Reading →

This Year

This has taken me a long time to write. January is a tough month for people. New beginnings aren't always welcome and saying goodbye to the old year can be hard. I tend to feel really flat in the gooch week between Christmas and New Year's Eve. New Year's Eve is my Mum's birthday so... Continue Reading →

New Year, New Me?

Since getting pregnant with Evan my weight has gone up (and up and up). I did go back to SW a few weeks after I had Evan. I joined a new SW group with my old Consultant (love that woman) but I really didn't like the new group. It was very cliquey and after a... Continue Reading →

That Moment

Since having Evan I have tried really hard to get out and about and to drag my ass to baby groups. I did this a lot with Dylan when he was a baby and we made some really lovely friends as a result. With Eilys I didn't. It was harder to go to a baby... Continue Reading →

Update from my life

I have been awol for a few weeks now, I am sorry!! I have been absolutely itching to blog but I just haven’t had the time or the inclination! We have been busy. We are trying to get the house ready for Christmas. We are hopefully having lots of people over for Christmas day and... Continue Reading →

Trying to be body positive

The whole being body positive thing is everywhere at the moment. Women and Men are being encouraged to enjoy the body they have and celebrate it rather than mourn the body they don't have. Modern life is tough. There are images everywhere of the perfect body, instagramming celebrities photoshopping their own images and having secret... Continue Reading →

Pregnancy Woes and Labour Worries

Written on Wednesday... Today I am 38 weeks and 6 days pregnant. This pregnancy has been split into 3 clear-cut chunks.  The first 11 weeks were so difficult. Filled with anxiety, no sleep and worry. I was a mess. Being in total limbo was so hard. I didn’t know what was going to happen with... Continue Reading →

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