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Fertility

We spend our early adult years doing everything we can to avoid getting pregnant, then we get married and suddenly the thing you’ve been so desperate to avoid is now the thing you want more than anything. And you realize Read more…


Vegetarianism

Vegetarianism by definition is the practice of abstaining from the consumption of meat (red meat, poultry, seafood and the flesh of any other animal), and may also include abstention from by-products of animal slaughter. Am I currently a vegetarian? No! Read more…


Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)

Many people have heard of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) but few (including myself) actually know what it is. I’ve heard the term used by both friends and on various blogs and each story is different. And that’s because we are Read more…


A toddlers health

Let’s start at the beginning; on Saturday (16th) Tristan woke with a bit of a cough and runny nose. I gave him so Dimetapp & Calpol and he seemed fine, until Monday! On Monday he woke with a very runny Read more…


The mental life cycle of a SAHM

Tristan is currently (almost) 2,5 years old and it occurred to me that, as a stay at home mom (SAHM) has a mental life cycle! Yes, really! So this post will have to have more parts as he grows up, Read more…


My postnatal depression story

I want to write this all down before it becomes a too distant memory. I think I’ve shared bits and pieces of my experience before but I felt it deserves its own post, so here goes. Firstly everyone’s experience with Read more…


Keeping it real

Keeping it real. I’m sitting here in my bed (please note that is actually 2:15pm so really shouldn’t be in bed) but it’s raining! Yes, actual real soaking rain and it’s just heavenly to watch and listen to. The drought Read more…


Postpartum body

Postpartum body. The topic that consumes my thoughts a LOT! And when I say a lot I mean that it is  something I think about and obsess about probably 70 – 80% of the day. I don’t eat or drink Read more…


Marriage after having a kid

No one ever said it would be easy but millions have done it successfully and millions do it every day and will do for many years to come. But marriage after kids is flipped hard! You each feel you’re doing Read more…


Consistency is key

Consistency is key. Argh, I know I will start to see results as I string one good day with another and another and another blah blah blah. But it’s so hard because, as far as I’m concerned nothing has changed Read more…