Pregnancy Diary Week 19

This week has been a good one. I’ve been feeling good and had lots of supply work (which has left me a very tired but I’m pleased for the work!). I’ve ended up working in several different classes in the same school, so the children are all starting to pick…

View Post

Girl or Boy? Old Wives’ Tales

Recently I’ve had a lot of people ask me if I know whether I’m having a boy or a girl this pregnancy. When I reply that no, I don’t, as my next scan isn’t until next week, around 60% of them follow up with, ‘any idea what you think you…

View Post

Pregnancy Yoga Newbie

I’m a newbie on so many levels! As a blogger, as a pregnant person, and now as a pregnancy yoga attendee. I’ve never done pregnancy yoga before (who am I kidding? I’ve never done yoga before full stop!) but I wanted to join a local class so that I could…

View Post

Pregnancy Diary Week 18

This week of pregnancy has been good. My headaches have pretty much gone away (typically, as I had an appointment with the doctor about them) and I’ve had more energy. It’s been back to school though and I worked three consecutive days after three weeks off, which resulted in a…

View Post

Pregnancy Diary Week 17

This week we had our second midwife appointment. I’ll write a bit about what happened as I didn’t know what to expect, and if it helps others in some small way with their pregnancy then why not? However, it’s worth bearing in mind that I’m not ‘normal’ – my kidney…

View Post

Pregnancy Diary Week 16

I remember chatting to someone on twitter in the early days of my pregnancy and they were 16 weeks and thinking, ‘gosh, will I ever be that far along?!’ and now here we are! I know I’m still a bit behind in publishing my posts (I’m trying to do one…

View Post

Pregnancy Diary Week 15

Cold sores. This week has been all about cold sores! I woke up on Tuesday morning and just *knew* I had been struck down. My top lip felt as though it was taking over my entire face. I was horrified. I’ve never, ever had a cold sore before and was…

View Post