To mark the start of Mental Health Awareness Week I want to share my story of living with Depression & Anxiety. I’m rolling it back to early 2017, I was at my lowest & I felt this wave of anxiety & depression take over me. I had previously struggled with both but this time it […]Read More Mental Health Awareness Week 2018
My husband & I went down this route after two years of trying & struggling to conceive. My periods were irregular because of medication I was on for my Arthritis & Fibromyalgia. So it was difficult to track when I was ovulating & we were very much in need of the support from the infertility […]Read More Fertility Support: How to Plan & Prepare
I’m delighted to share with you our fantastic news & our little bundle of joy is due in June. The past few months have been overwhelming yet they’ve flown in. I’m almost 22 weeks & recently had our 20 week scan which showed a healthy baby wriggling away & hiding from the camera. We were […]Read More We’re Having A Baby!
I have Arthritis & Fibromyalgia & thankfully my Rheumatologist has been supportive with helping me plan for a baby. I first spoke with her 3 years ago & at the time I was on methotrexate, painkillers, anti-inflammatories & steroids. In order to start trying for a baby I had to come off methotrexate for at […]Read More Planning to have a baby when you have a Chronic illness
“Do you want to have a baby?” You’d be forgiven for thinking the question was asked by my husband. It’s not the first time I’ve been asked the question by a stranger, friends or family. Nothing can prepare you for the rush of emotions you experience as you hear it and the sharp chest pain […]Read More When you’re asked that question….