My (High Risk) Birth Plan

Some things you may not know about me – I am 35 weeks pregnant (tomorrow) and am considered high risk because I have a heart condition called Focal Ventricular Fibrillation! Today, I am going to share my new, revised birth plan after consulting with my anaesthesiologist, obstetrician and midwife over the best and safest wayContinue reading “My (High Risk) Birth Plan”

The ‘Weight Worry’ Cycle

YouTube is playing Supersize vs. Superskinny in the background, I’m Googling the NHS Weight Loss Plan and looking into hypnotherapy for weight loss. It must be that time again… The Weight Worry Cycle (as I have named it) happens every few months or so for me, during which time I look at pictures of peopleContinue reading “The ‘Weight Worry’ Cycle”

Asking the Universe

I am not thoroughly convinced I should admit to this, but it was a post I was inspired to write due to recent, and not-so-recent events coming closer to what I dream of. So here goes. Once upon a time… when I was in my mid-teens, I stumbled upon the idea of manifesting your intentions.Continue reading “Asking the Universe”

Maternity Benefits for Homemakers

As a newly unemployed mother-to-be, I have taken it upon myself to find out as much as possible what help I can get for myself and my growing family. I had no prospect of finding a job while pregnant, since any job would have a trial period and I would inevitably have to inform themContinue reading “Maternity Benefits for Homemakers”