Sound the alarm, ring the bell – LESS THAN 10 WEEKS TO GO! Well. That’s if you assume that Squish is going to make a timely appearance, which she’s highly unlikely to. Due dates give you the false appearance of having any control over when your little one is going to appear…in fact, Squish is… Continue reading Week 31 – the maternity leave quandary
Oh hai there! Sorry, it’s been a while. I’ve been so busy! And it’s hard to get the motivation to write when your energy is being sucked out from every which way. After a long weekend in Jersey though, I’m finally back in the groove! I think. So week 27 marked the start of my… Continue reading Week 29 – relax, dammit!
This has been an eventful week. All the unpleasant events taking place, especially here in London and in Manchester – they’ve been so upsetting and disruptive, forcing people to face the reality that there are a number of dangerous people out there, maybe not too far away from us, who want to spread terror and… Continue reading Week 25 – getting a Swet on.
Hi all! After the emotions of last week, it’s been SO nice to get back to normal. The Bank Holiday weekend was perfectly timed for a lovely break to unwind and take stock. My aches are still there, but they’re definitely manageable. I’m finding the lower part of my belly is bearing the brunt of… Continue reading Week 24 – shop shop shopping!
Week 23 has not been kind to me, alas. Not from a baby perspective – she’s discovered the upper reaches of her little world and is tickling me in my ribs, which is really cute – but emotionally speaking. I never know if I should write about this stuff. It always seems really self-indulgent to me,… Continue reading Week 23 – the walking incubator
It has begun. I’ve started to properly slow down! For someone like me who loves to walk quickly, scooting around the slow movers on the pavement, I can no longer do this without becoming seriously out of breath! I can see myself slowing to a sad shuffle in the next few months. A shuffle with… Continue reading Week 22 – old lady Davie
I’m about halfway through my second trimester and it’s really started to hit home that perhaps this body is not entirely mine. It has a life of its own! It’s a little bit unsettling…but it’s always been part of the deal I signed up for. I just feel like everything in my body has shifted about a… Continue reading Week 21 – when your body rebels