The biggest taboo

I used to think that the subject of infertility and trying to conceive was one of the biggest taboos society faces. Actually it’s mental health. And when you combine the two together, you have the ultimate mind-fuck taboo. Society is getting better and better about opening up and talking about these issues. The problem is, … More The biggest taboo

Hello 2nd trimester!

Today I am officially in the second trimester. I am 14 weeks today. Some people consider 12 weeks as the beginning of the 2nd trimester, some people think it’s 13 weeks depending on where Google takes you. But at 14 weeks, I am definitely, OFFICIALLY in  my 2nd trimester. It’s still so surreal that we … More Hello 2nd trimester!

Survivor’s Guilt

This is a difficult post to write. But it needs to be written. Since discovering our great news at the start of September, I’ve experienced a mixture of feelings – joy, happiness, disbelief, fear, excitement, anxiety, contentment… and guilt. Guilt that it happened to me before others – both those that I knew personally who … More Survivor’s Guilt

I feel overwhelmed

Yesterday was a very emotionally exhausting day. I didn’t get much sleep because of my excitement and nerves about our 12 week scan. I spent most of the morning trying to distract myself with a hair appointment (my lovely hairdresser and her husband trying to reassure me and keep positive) but as Dave and I … More I feel overwhelmed