Category Archives: Pregnancy & Birth

A post for posterity

Thing 2 has arrived, at 9:37 on 21st May, and we have decided to call her Matilda Jane. With that and James, I guess people could be forgiven for thinking that we’re Roald Dahl fanatics, though that thought only occurred … Continue reading

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The day after tomorrow

It’s a little bit weird knowing the exact day that you’re going to give birth. Certainly a different experience from last time. In 48 hrs I will, theoretically, be holding Thing 2 in my arms. I don’t know why I feel … Continue reading

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50 shades of meh

So tired of… Not sleeping Not being allowed any useful medications Getting back-ache from 5 minutes of ironing Wanting to sit down after 5 minutes of walking anywhere The direct correlation between fervour to sort the house out and lack of energy … Continue reading

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Is it the clumpy way he walks?

Hooray! I saw Babs Woodhouse today at my 36 week bump-prodding appointment. She was my favourite midwife when I was pregnant with James but this is the first time I’ve seen her this time. I’m not sure she’d be everyone’s … Continue reading

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Thanks for all the fish

Well… this is me skipping off into the sunset.  It’s my last day at work for a year – and I ran out of handover-ish things to do by mid-afternoon so have slipped away early. G has hopped on a plane and … Continue reading

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Meanwhile back on the farm

Anyone who spends a lot of time around 3 year olds must have a very high tolerance for pedantic nerdery. There is no stickler like a pre-schooler on their specialist topic. If they’re not reciting the entire script of Frozen word-for-word, … Continue reading

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Candy girl

Good evening, dear blog. I must say it seems like eons since I was feeling all rosy-eyed and chirpy and full of the joys of second-trimester up the duffage. Now I just feel about 100 years old… I’m nowhere near … Continue reading

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