Admitting to myself that I am not ok.

Grab a cup of tea this is a long one. I feel like I've been picked up by a few people, pulled in conflicting directions causing me to break. I've been temporarily sellotaped back together only to be dropped again. But this time I've broken into smaller pieces, pieces that right now seem a little … Continue reading Admitting to myself that I am not ok.

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RECIPE: Slimming World cheesy melt in the middle, sweet potato and cod fish cakes.

Ingredients - makes 4 fish cakes to serve 2. 2 medium sweet potatoes 3 small cod fillets 4 babybel light Chopped chillies Garlic 20g golden breadcrumbs  Method - Peel and dice sweet potatoes then boil until soft. I used three medium sweet potatoes to make four fish cakes. While the sweet potatoes are boiling, cook … Continue reading RECIPE: Slimming World cheesy melt in the middle, sweet potato and cod fish cakes.

How it felt to fail at breastfeeding: My very brief breastfeeding journey.

During my pregnancy the only thing I was dreading apart from the inevitable pushing the baby out of my vagina part, was breastfeeding. It is the most natural thing in the world and yet the thought of my baby sucking on my nipples literally made me shudder. Regardless of my feelings towards it I still … Continue reading How it felt to fail at breastfeeding: My very brief breastfeeding journey.

When is the right time to take people up on their offer of babysitting?

I'm going to keep things short and sweet. The right time is whenever you feel ready. I know mums who have left their baby (in good hands) after a week. I also know mums who have waited until their baby was 12 months old. It all depends on how you feel. There is no right … Continue reading When is the right time to take people up on their offer of babysitting?

Losing 6 Stone and Gaining 6 Stone: A Journey of Many Emotions

Throw back to this time last year and I was in full swing of my weight loss journey. I truly felt like I had cracked it, target was no longer a distant thought, I believed for the first time that it was achievable and I was going to reach it. Since then it has been … Continue reading Losing 6 Stone and Gaining 6 Stone: A Journey of Many Emotions