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39 Weeks!...
Thursday, March 22, 2012      4 comments

I never thought I'd get to this point in pregnancy. I don't mean I thought I would have had he baby by now, but 39 weeks felt so far away! No midwife appointment this week, my next one is on my due date. I've had lots of braxton hicks latel... Read more
38 weeks appointment, midwife ignored my concerns!
Wednesday, March 14, 2012      6 comments

So I've just got back from my appointment, the good news is the baby is now 3/5 engaged. However I had glucose in my urine, the midwife asked me what I've been eating and sounded shocked when she saw the reading. I later learned it was +1 whatev... Read more
36 Weeks and the baby is starting to engage!
Wednesday, February 29, 2012      4 comments

The last few days I have spent mostly either lying or sitting down, I have had loads of Braxton hicks and a constant pain similar to period pain. I have also felt sick and had a slightly upset tummy with no energy and a very erratic appetite. I ... Read more
34 Week update
Thursday, February 16, 2012      3 comments

I've been a bit hit and miss lately on Spark but I'm still here. We've been super busy with the house and baby preparations. I'm feeling good apart from the hip pain and I've managed quite a bit of painting. We should be finished with the painti... Read more
32 Weeks - Update
Wednesday, February 01, 2012      4 comments

I saw the midwife earlier today, it seems that everything is ok. I got to see the nice midwife today, the one I usually see always gives me the impression that I'm interupting her break or something. I'm measuring 32cm, so at 32 weeks thats spot... Read more
A chocolate bar survived 3 days in my kitchen!
Monday, January 30, 2012      2 comments

I'm trying to make a few healthy changes while I'm pregnant so that when I'm ready to lose the baby weight it will be that little bit easier. I have dramatically reduced the amount of sugar I eat, and although I've had bad days as well as the go... Read more
I'm back!
Thursday, January 26, 2012      3 comments

So the last couple of weeks have been nothing but hectic! We've finally got a nice living room, just a few finishing touches but it feels so much nicer to sit in an uncluttered living room without the loud wallpaper left by the previous owners! ... Read more
Why do people do this?....
Saturday, January 14, 2012      3 comments

So I have spent the last couple of weeks without refined sugar, apart from my nicotine patches of marmalade or a rich tea biscuit (low sugar) Matt has done the same and that combined with his medication has already improved things for him :-D I ... Read more
Feeling better
Tuesday, January 10, 2012      4 comments

Sometimes I think my body is just having a laugh with me (or at me) Just when I think I've dealt with the things that I need to I get the worst cold I've had in a long time. Being pregnant means that I couldn't take any over the counter remedies... Read more
Found some motivation :-)
Thursday, January 05, 2012      3 comments

So after the hospital visit with Matt yesterday I have found my motivation to eat as healthy as possible. I have made an effort to reduce the sugar in my diet but being pregnant and not being able to lose weight has left me feeling a bit strange... Read more
A very hard week!
Wednesday, January 04, 2012      4 comments

yesterday finished off a week that was proving to be a bit up and down with a bigger up and down! Matt had tests in the hospital yesterday, we have been waiting for 6 months for these tests (normal in the UK with the NHS, sometimes the waits can... Read more
It's been a while
Friday, December 30, 2011      4 comments

Ok, it's been ages since my last blog. Getting everything ready for Christmas this year was hard, emotionally and physically. I have had some terrible pelvic pain, I expected to get some pains but I was contemplating staying upstairs all day and... Read more
I Completed My Cross Stitch Projects :-)
Tuesday, December 13, 2011      4 comments

Here are some pics of my most recent projects, the robin is actually the first cross stitch I've ever completed because I picked a huge project as my first ever. I'm about half way through the big project and after I have done a cross stitch fo... Read more
Midwife Appointment and updates
Friday, December 09, 2011      2 comments

I had my 24 week midwife appointment on Thursday, this is my second scheduled appointment but now I'll be going every 4 weeks. When I was called in I was surprised to find that there were 3 midwives in the room, I later realised that one was a s... Read more
Tuesday, December 06, 2011      2 comments

I'm feeling much better now after the scare last week, I don't feel as tired and I'm starting to actually enjoy being pregnant. I think the one thing that has been holding me back from enjoying pregnancy is worrying about how others look at me a... Read more

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