Pregnancy Diary Week 12

January 1, 2016

This week has been a strange one pregnancy wise. We’re still waiting for the scan to happen next week and my tummy seems to have grown – I’m not sure if it’s bump or bloat but I’ve had to resort to maternity trousers and jeans this week as my regular clothes simply aren’t going to cut it. As a consequence, I just look all-round fatter…

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2015: My Year in Review

December 31, 2015

Gosh, so much has happened in 2015! As 2015 chimed in I was unmarried, childless, working a very well-paid yet challenging job and feeling optimistic about the year ahead. Well, as we get ready to see in 2016 everything has changed (apart from my optimism hopefully!). There have been highs and lows (fortunately mainly highs!) but since January I have: Suffered a stressful period at…

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Pregnancy Diary Week 11

December 30, 2015

This week we decided to tell our parents about our pregnancy. We weren’t sure how they were going to respond; both sets of parents are quite practical people so we weren’t expecting any gushing or tears! We decided to have them all round for a meal to tell them all at the same time (my mum’s 70th birthday provided the ideal excuse) as we didn’t…

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Pregnancy Diary Week 10

December 29, 2015

Gosh, week 10 of my pregnancy diary! If only I’d know that I’d get to this point when I was nervously at week 5, I might have been a bit more relaxed about this whole pregnancy malarkey. This has been a funny week. I spent the first half of it worrying that I wasn’t suffering from enough nausea (I know, I’m an idiot,  I should…

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Pregnancy Diary Week 9

December 28, 2015

This week has been interesting. Any nausea seems to have completely disappeared, but this has been replaced by me worrying that the lack of nausea means there must be something wrong! I suppose this is how pregnancy is for lots of women; especially those like me who are experiencing their first pregnancy. There’s not really much else to say, except regarding maternity wear. The maternity…

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Pregnancy Diary Week 8

December 27, 2015

So I got my scan appointment letter through this week. I was expecting the scan to be for around 24th November as that’s when I’ll be 12 weeks, but no such luck, it’s on 1st December; another five weeks away! I had my flu jab yesterday and casually mentioned it to the nurse in the hope that she’d say, “oh no, you really ought to…

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Pregnancy Diary Week 7

December 24, 2015

This week I had my first appointment with the midwife. I know I’m posting this late but I wanted to share my experience as before the appointment I had no idea as to what was about to happen, and this made me really anxious. I’ve found the nauseous feelings to be really bad this week to the point I’ve been retching quite a lot –…

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Hi, I’m Jules. I’m a 30-something teacher, currently at home being mum to M, two, and baby B.

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