On 31st December 2019 at 08:04 our lives changed completely. Our baby girl made her amazing, messy, extraordinary entrance into the world. I recall sitting on the toilet on the morning of Wednesday 1st May 2019, looking at the positive pregnancy test, shaking my head and saying, "fuuuuck…" for a good 20 minutes. My husband … Continue reading Oh, baby! (Not for the faint hearted)
So my husband and I have spent the last six months, navigating the unpredictable waters of pregnancy. Acne, back-ne, flatulence, back ache, swelling, bleeding gums, leaking nipples, constant hunger... and that's just my husband. To be honest, despite the usual slightly unpleasant but more impractical symptoms, it has been fairly smooth sailing thus far and … Continue reading My body now: A good measure of time, but more clock shaped than hourglass
This post has no meaningful, reflective discussion to it, though I'm sure it could be considered metaphorical in some ways...! I thought I'd share a random little incident that happened to me the other day, because my family found it amusing. So, when I'm home I like to sit in my big round arm chair … Continue reading Well, shit in my flower pot and call me a spectator!
Today I had one of those days where I felt like public enemy number one! Do you know the days I mean? Don't get me wrong, I did some work that made me feel good and got some nice feedback from patients. But, most of the day was spent giving unwelcome news, making decisions to … Continue reading “I’m not here to be your friend…”