Tag Archives: baby

Weight Gain Weight Loss

We just had our first visit from the Health Visitor. I always worry about being judged by health visitors or midwives because they know everything thanks to my past with my biological father and P1s biological father. As expected – they both came up in conversation pretty quick. Making sure I had no contact with either – no issue there! …

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Devastation

You don’t realise just how much you rely on something until it’s gone. My mum had the day off yesterday purposely to make P1 feel special and take her out. I decided to go along with them with P2 as our first official outing. We went to the local indoor play area Tumbletown. P1 really loves this place. She’s always …

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Pancakes And Lent

As I’ve mentioned before – I’m a Christian. And I’m sure you all know that yesterday was pancake day. It was also P2s due date. Shrove Tuesday – the day before Lent. Pancakes are associated with the day preceding Lent because they were a way to use up rich foods such as eggs, milk, and sugar, before the fasting season …

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Happy 1 Week Princess 2

Happy 1 week Today Princess 2 What have I achieved in 1 week? Such a lot… But not enough. This past week I’ve learnt to love two children. My little newborn is so dependent on me right now to love and protect her. Every time I look at her; an overwhelming amount of love fills my heart – how could …

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Zombie Attack

I feel like a complete zombie. I think even when I was having less sleep than I am at the moment my bags were a lot less! Breastfeeding really wears you out. Drains you of everything it seems. My boobs feel like they’ve doubled in size and are about to go pop. I’m trying to alternate the boob I use …

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First Day On The Outside

I forgot that even though you have your beautiful baby finally in your arms – that doesn’t mean the pain and discomfort is over. Oh no. You get lumbered with feeling like you’ve been hit by a bus down there and have to wear a very sexy brick between your legs for… Well no one quite knows exactly how long. …

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I Can’t Cope With This

I feel like I haven’t seen much of P1 this week. It does upset me because I feel like a failure as a parent but at the same time I’ve really needed the break to relax and take it easy. All the help this week has come from my Grandparents – nursery runs, the normal babysitting days AND they even …

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Pinch Punch First Day Of The Month

I’ve made it into February… Pregnant! That was not on the cards. I’ve also made it into February with very little sleep and a completely scratched up, sore belly. Soo attractive! (Blood test came back negative again for the liver condition!) I’ve slept about 2 hours tonight. It’s Friday – Friday is the only day of the week that I …

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Well This Is New

You read about it everywhere but nothing quite prepares you for it. I certainly didn’t expect it to be like that! My mucus plug dislodged today. Exciting. Ok – I know potentially this means I could still have weeks left. But it’s progress right? That things are happening the right way. It was gross. Completely and utterly gross. I didn’t …

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38 Weeks Of Pregnancy

From about 4pm yesterday I felt like absolute poop – I felt really sick, hot, dizzy (not the room spinning type more the spacey type), my lower back was in agony, I kept getting shooting pains inside my lady bits and I kept having the urge to use the toilet. I text my mum to ask if she could come …

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Breast Is Best – Or Just Embarassing

I’ve chosen to breastfeed P2!! Believe it or not it wasn’t an easy decision for me. I had chosen to bottle feed P1 – but when she arrived early I knew I had to express my milk to give her the best start. Without a doubt breastfeeding has better health benefits than bottle feeding both for mum and baby. But …

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37 Weeks Of Pregnancy

I’m 37 weeks pregnant today! I don’t think I can put in words how amazing this feels to me. It’s a huge milestone – one not many believed I’d see! Ok yes my pregnancy is not technically over until I’m 40 weeks or 41 when I get induced but if my P2 arrives now she’ll be classed as full term. …

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When Facebook Never Ceases To Surprise

Touchy subject. Upsetting. Disgusting. Disgraceful. Do I really need to go on? Any parent – well any person – would agree with me that there is absolutely no excuse for child abuse. I was a victim of child abuse at just 10 days old by my real dad. This caused my family huge heart ache and long battles with social services. …

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