Nighttime worries

Friday 2nd October It’s approaching 5am, and I’ve just woken really hot and to considerable discomfort across my back and tummy, and a need to pee. We need a new mattress, so I often wake with a bit of discomfort, but this feels a bit different. Of course I’m worried…

The worry of one-sided cramping

Wednesday 30th September 2015 I spent this morning thinking about how I simply can’t believe how lucky we’ve been to fall pregnant so quickly. I really am so very grateful for that. But of course, I wouldn’t be me if I wasn’t also spending a significant amount of time worrying…

Aaaaaaahhhh!

So I’ve been blogging and saving to drafts until I could reveal my pregnancy. I can’t believe the time has finally come! Lots of my friends have asked how I reacted when I took *the* test, so I guess we’ll start there! Originally written on 27th September 2015 Well, holy…

A very special Christmas message…

Hi everyone, I know, I’ve been very quiet and I’m sorry. But I do have quite a good reason for it! I’ve made a little video to share some news we’ve had. It’s the first video I’ve made for the blog so please excuse my slightly clunky filming and editing…

Four ways to ease a cold during pregnancy

I had been feeling rather smug at the start of the week as I thought that the cold that had been threatening over the weekend had been defeated and let me be. Obviously, it was just lulling me into a false sense of security because it hit me like a…