Category Archives: Children

Crap at pregnancy… not so crap at birth?!

It’s been a month now since my little girl made her entrance. I’ve strangely missed writing the blog. I haven’t updated it because… well… I’m not pregnant any more. In fact, given the story I am about to tell, I … Continue reading

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Bugger me, I only went and had a baby!

In short, the little minx turned up this morning, in a very timely fashion, ensuring that both of my pregnancies ended at 38+3, hers literally only 10 minutes longer than her brothers. Shall tell all just as soon as I … Continue reading

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Crap at being patient

Lying in bed, considering how uncomfortable I have to be before the pain forces me to get up. I’m crap at waiting, as well as everything else. We’ve got the cot built (a bedside one), clothes washed, nappies ready, muslins … Continue reading

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TMI Friday

I coined this expression with regards to the much more well-known red and white striped restaurant a few weeks back. I went with the Long-Suffering Husband as it is one of his favourite “Porn Food” locations (Porn food, for those … Continue reading

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The tour of nearly fainting continues (with epilogue)

Yesterday’s venue was Boots. In a shopping centre, on a hot and humid day, where the air conditioning was malfunctioning in some way (there is no other earthly reason it could have been so bloody hot in there). I made … Continue reading

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Fading Away

Was in Ikea earlier to measure up the boxes to see whether a bed we want in baby’s room (small single, converts to a King. Wooo!) will actually fit in our car. There I was, measuring up the boxes, and … Continue reading

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The final stretch

Literally. Stretch. It feels as if my skin could stretch no further at the moment, but I’ve got another 5-10 weeks of this left yet. I am approaching the massive, cumbersome and grumpy phase now. No matter how I sit, … Continue reading

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Laughter is the best medicine?

Saw the midwife yesterday. 28 weeks now. Baby is still breech, blood pressure absolutely fine, no protein in urine, but I did have a trace of glucose. Therefore it’s back to the midwife in 2 weeks to see if there’s … Continue reading

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No shit, Sherlock.

I have finally figured out that the crampy tightening feelings I get occasionally are probably Braxton Hicks contractions. I only noticed what they were last night, despite having had them for about 2-3 weeks. I discovered if I sat still, … Continue reading

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Cleaning the kitchen sink again

24 hours of thinking every cough was going to result in being sick. In the end I was in the kitchen fetching the toddler’s breakfast and it was a sneeze that got me. I managed to clean the sink whilst … Continue reading

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