Father’s Day brings a whole host of emotions as my Dad left when I was 12 years old. It had a big impact on my life & my Mum stepped up to the mark to play both roles. I hated Father’s Day for many years with the soppy cards about amazing Dad’s & I felt […]Read More Happy First Father’s Day
It’s been 3 weeks since Caleb was delivered by Emergency C Section & it’s been a hectic few weeks. I’m not sure what day of the week it is & days seem to fly by. The first week was difficult due to the pain & I found it hard to process what had happened. Mentally […]Read More Breaking My Silence
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
I’ve previous shared my experience of living with Fibromyalgia covering topics such as Managing Fibromyalgia while Working , 5 Things That Help Me Manage Fibromyalgia & Managing Fibromyalgia during Pregnancy . In this post, I want to share what daily life is like with Fibromyalgia & the steps I take to manage life with chronic […]Read More Fibromyalgia Awareness Day 2018
April was a quick month filled with Consultant, Midwife & Physio appointments alongside Feeding workshops, Baby First Aid & Antenatal classes. I’ve known for some time that Baby Kelly will be delivered sooner than his due date of the 2nd of June but it was confirmed at our recent Consultant appointment that he’ll be here […]Read More It’s Going To Be A May Baby!
Before I was pregnant I didn’t even know this was a thing. A last romantic getaway before the baby arrives. The romantic scene of husband & wife cuddling up in front of the log fire & embracing each other before life changes. Well, that’s certainly the image I have painted in my head. Let me […]Read More Babymoon – Perthshire
People love to give advice & impart their wisdom as soon as they know that you are pregnant. Even when you don’t ask for their advice, they give it anyway & the same goes for their opinion. It’s not just your family or friends hitting you with their fountain of knowledge but strangers also like […]Read More Things people say to you when you’re Pregnant with a Chronic Illness