Monthly Archives: June 2017

Hoping for a Home birth

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Practically every week since I’ve started feeling better – and prior to the heatwave, most of my free time was spent surrounded by water..

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Prayers, punches & products

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‘You look like Rab C. Nesbitt today…’ – I laughed after my husband ushered those words in the not so distant past, but two things went through my mind.. 1. Would he report me for assault and battery if I let rip, and 2. the fact that yes.. months of dehydration, super dry, dull, loose skin and a generally ‘unkempt look’ from not being to eat well or move much months, will kind of do that to a person!

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Hyperemesis Hell

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The first 18 months of my first borns life were mainly spent out of the house; endless play dates, baby groups and trips meant that she barely knew what a TV was, let alone a tablet or You Tube. Fast forward almost two years later, she is binge-watching Peppa Pig for days on end on a Kindle that has become hers, eating junk food by the plateful, and my ‘mothers’ guilt is tangible’.

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