Monthly Archives: June 2015

A brand new baby: 1 week and 4 days old…. Childbirth and Contractions

We had a baby boy 1 week and 4 days ago! Baby AJ… a bouncing baby boy born 2.42pm on Thursday 18th June 2015, 7lb 7 ounces. We were expecting a girl so this really was a surprise. For those … Continue reading

Posted in Baby, Early Signs Labour, Health, Labour, New Born, Pregnancy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

40 weeks + 2: Babies are like balls

Men’s balls that is, when they cycle. Apparently due to the bashing they get during cycling they tend to go into hibernation only to peek out once the coast is clear of the crazy sadistic saddle. Generating a type of … Continue reading

Posted in Exercise, Labour | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

40 weeks + 1: Sleep, Sweep & Pressure

I went to my hospital yesterday for a general check up as it was my due date and everything went fine. Baby fine, head down, good blood pressure (me) and heartbeat (baby). At my last appointment my midwife said she … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

39 weeks + 4: Induction- bring it on! Sex and drugs and rock and roll

When you’ve been abstaining from decent soft cheeses for 9 months, the approach of D-day is a welcome thing. Sadly it won’t be a case that I’ll be in a cheese & wine induced coma once it’s out – but … Continue reading

Posted in eating, Health, Labour, Pregnancy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

I made this

and it fits too. I know, we’re all shocked. just don’t look at the inside

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The devil in the box

I can’t lie. the TV is my not-so-secret-weapon. I put it on for Lolo when I need to get something done in the house, when I have to take a shower or even when I just want a bit of … Continue reading

Posted in development, Health, toddler, TV | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Who has time to cook? Recipe 4: Flavoursome chicken & potatoes

This literally takes 5 mins to cook, about an hour in the oven and tastes rather good. I remember my mum cooking this when I was younger so it brings back good memories, its also quite cheap but full of … Continue reading

Posted in Food | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment