Summerrrr? Helloooo? Are you out there? Sometimes, when you're feeling a bit down, a bit of sunshine can do wonders. But it is only possible when the sunshine actually exists. I mean come on Mother Nature, what the bloody 'el do you think you're playing at? I am currently sat on my sofa staring out… Continue reading #holidayvibes
I am lucky. I have wonderful friends. Some of those have allowed me to be a part of their children's lives and I am hugely grateful for that. But that doesn't mean it isn't hard sometimes. The cuddles, the giggles, the playtimes, I love them all. There really isn't anything quite like hearing a little… Continue reading Being the friend and dealing with the jealousy
A week ago I published my summer to-do list and so far I am super pleased with how much I have accomplished. I'm not very good at doing nothing. It puts me in a bad mood and I feel huge sense of guilt if I haven't achieved anything for a day. Plus, the more time… Continue reading Busy busy busy – How I am keeping my mind off babies
Yes I have six weeks off. Don't get too jealous. Perks of the job. So I'll be keeping myself busy and getting all the jobs done that I don't have time to do during the rest of the year. As I've said before, I'm a planner. I like to plan and tick things off lists. This… Continue reading Bloody Plantastic
A few people have recommended that I use ovulation tests to monitor my cycle while we are trying to get pregnant. At first I was a little reluctant. I didn't want to become this crazy woman, peeing on sticks every time I went to the loo and being obsessed with seeing those two little lines.… Continue reading One Two Testing…
I haven't posted for a while, simply because I'm trying not to obsess too much about baby-making (easier said than done). But as AF has graced me with her very unwelcome presence again, it is time for an update. I have to admit, this month has perhaps been the easiest yet. After Husband came back… Continue reading Update: No joy in June
So Husband and I agreed that we wouldn't tell anyone we were trying for a baby to avoid the pressure and constant questioning that would inevitably roll in as a consequence. And we didn't at first. But over the few months we have been trying, it just accidentally-on-purpose happened one way or another. Now I'm… Continue reading To tell or not to tell?