Emily Josephine Mendoza, born at 5:58am on 11th August 2019, one week overdue. She measured 60cm and weighed 8lbs 6.5 oz, full head of hair and the most flawless eyelashes you ever saw! I was in active labour for 26 hours, though my contractions started on the Wednesday before, but I had not dilated enough… Continue reading And then, she arrived!
At the end of June, I began my maternity leave. I had originally planned to start mid July, but I have been having continual issues with my hips and pelvis, that after consultation with my maternity physiotherapist, it was agreed I would finish at the end of June. So, I am now into the final… Continue reading Come on, baby!
So I am now 32 weeks pregnant, I feel like I am the size of a hot air balloon and have the mobility of a drunk snail. I am constantly puffy and groan like an old woman when I try to get out of the chair - not really selling this pregnancy nonsense to anyone… Continue reading (Not) Working 9 to 5
Yesterday, I reached 24 weeks pregnant and finally I am starting to really fall in love my bump. I have had body issues for as long as I can remember, especially when I hit my 20’s and my weight would fluctuate between a size 8 and a size 16. In recent years, I have really… Continue reading Bump!
Heading home from work tonight, I overheard a conversation between a mother and her daughter, who I assume was doing work in a maternity unit somewhere in Glasgow. The daughter was saying how cruel it was for the unborn children. How dare these women in their late 30’s only consider having babies because they wanted… Continue reading I am older, but I am not too old!
It has been a very long time since I have done a proper post, but there has been a few very good reasons for this! I had had the full intention of making my blog to be about working on my new home, charity shopping and being out and about in Glasgow. We picked up… Continue reading Hey baby!
Welcome to 2018! Here is hoping it is good to us all! I've been thinking about what I would personally like to achieve in 2018, so here is a list (basically for my own referral and public shaming if I don't manage it) of what I want from 2018: Buy a house/flat Complete a reading… Continue reading Happy New Year!
Earlier this week I celebrated both my mother and my grandmother's birthdays, by visiting them at the Garden of Rememberence. I have done this every year since Granny passed away and of course more recently when Mum also passed on. It's been a little tradition of mine ever since my early 20's to visit mum… Continue reading Remembering to never forget