Make It Easy On Yourself

A plague is on our house. Ok, not the plague, just a cold. But still, everything is so miserable when you have a cold, isn’t it? Sleep is disrupted (ha ha, what sleep?!), appetite is non-existent, there are aches and pains, blocked noses (the worst!), and terrible coughs. Grim. And it’s at its worst when... Continue Reading →

Trying to Conceive (a Second Baby)

I really wasn’t going to post about this. It feels embarrassing and quite scary. I don’t know if it’s something I should draw attention to, and if it’s a case of ‘too much information’. It isn’t something a lot of people talk about – I’ve certainly not really had a conversation about it openly, and... Continue Reading →

Into The Groove

So, I’ve really neglected my blog in the past several months.  MASSIVE understatement!  I’m sorry dear followers and those kind enough to take a passing interest.  I’m planning on making a comeback now.  The marathon is long over, and I’ll round it up in another post.  My part-time work, which I do from home, is... Continue Reading →

London Marathon Training: Week 1

I’ve officially started my training for the London Marathon – it’s all just got a bit more real!  Before last week, I’d just been going out when I could, loosely following a programme for doing run/walk intervals over a half-marathon distance.  I had been full of good intentions to get in two swimming cross-training sessions... Continue Reading →

Praise You

The Husband doesn’t know I’m writing this. And it wasn’t what I planned for my next blog post. But I had an overwhelming urge to write something about him and how he supports me. He has to put up with a lot living with me. It’s not easy living with someone who has OCD, someone... Continue Reading →

You’ve Got A Friend

Dear Student Midwife, I am writing to thank you for the care you gave myself and my son whilst he was on the neonatal unit. I know you are unlikely to think you did anything other than your job, but to me you did so much more. We were fortunate to have many caring staff... Continue Reading →

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