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My Bumpy Ride

So this is all new to me, both writing a blog and having a BABY!

I know not many people will read this but there must be so many people in my situation with the same million questions! My plan is just to document how I am feeling and also all the information I find out along the way.

Chris and I made the decision that once we had been to Las Vegas for his 30th we would start trying for a baby. I have to admit the first few months after we were back we avoided each other like the plague – Vegas had passed us by and shit had got real!

Anyway we started trying properly and 8 months down the line – Here we are.

No doubt in time to come I will get bored of writing this or even get too busy but to begin with here goes…

Week 30

January 23, 2017 at 12:00

I have totally struggled with my body changing and I have managed until now to keep myself and the bump off social media. I aren’t one for taking hundreds of ‘selfies’ and there is nothing more......

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Week 28

January 11, 2017 at 06:00

Working in retail and being 6 and a half months pregnant isn’t a good combination! Stood on my feet all day followed by an hours commute home has taken it out of me…Lots of sleep required! I......

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Week 25

December 21, 2016 at 12:00

No booze and lots of snooze pretty much sums up this week. I did think that being pregnant over winter was going to be better than in summer as you can wrap up warm in big baggy jumpers and......

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Week 24

December 17, 2016 at 12:00

To shower or not to shower?!… Baby Showers are one of those Americanisms that have somehow become a thing here in the UK like Halloween and Black Friday. As much as I hate to admit – They......

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Week 23

December 7, 2016 at 12:00

So the spreadsheets were out in full force again this week as I have to admit even captain organise has messed up this time. When we planned to get married on 2nd September 2017, we did not plan......

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Week 20

November 18, 2016 at 04:53

This week started of a little bit shit but Friday was a GOOD day! Our best friends were getting married in Barbados and until we knew we were expecting we were there with bells on. Imagine;......

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Week 18

November 3, 2016 at 12:00

After squeezing into my normal jeans for the past 18 weeks I finally admitted defeat and decided to invest in some maternity jeans. I had seen loads online but I was unsure to go for over the......

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Week 10

September 7, 2016 at 12:00

I have now entered week 10 of my pregnancy and dare I say it I am beginning to feel a little more human again. I have actually stayed up until 10pm 2 nights in a row! If you would have asked me......

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