It’s 21.20 and I’m lying on my bed with 3 week old Seb snoring in my arms. To anyone on the outside looking in, the scene would look like pure bliss and I guess if I take a minute to let go of all the stress and tiredness, I’d see it too. But I can’t. Continue reading
I apologise, I have been VERY lazy on the blog front recently. I have a load of posts in drafts that I just haven’t finished but it’s with good reason!
So today I am 37 weeks and 2 days pregnant (nearing ever closer to due date!) and last week we had a bit of a wake up call that made me kick my ass into gear with last minute things that needed to be done for the big arrival.
I mentioned a few weeks back that I had ordered an Angelcare monitor and was waiting for it to arrive.
I hadn’t even heard about the monitor until my husband came back from Dublin one evening and said he had been speaking to some lady at a networking event who said we HAD to get one so we looked into it. Continue reading
I’ve not been feeling the most alert in the last few weeks but I now seem to either go between super proactive and hyper to over tired and foggy brained, and the last few days has been a lot worse than usual! Continue reading
So it’s 08.35 and I have been awake since 5am. With only 4 hours sleep I feel like I should be more tired than I am but I also know that I will crash big time later on. This has happened a few times in the last couple of weeks and usually I force myself to go back to sleep, however after a few hours kip I wake up groggy and wish I had just got up when I woke up. So that’s what I did today and to be fair, I have been quite productive.
Last weekend was absolutely mental for me. A bit too mental in the run up to Saturday but it was definitely worth it!
Last week was what I consider to be the proper start of preparations for Baby D’s arrival. A few people I’ve spoken to think it’s too early and that I’m being a perfectionist and others seem to be even more organised than me.
I guess each to their own and all that but I know in myself that I will be calmer for the rest of my pregnancy if I know I’m taking steps to getting everything organised. If anything was to happen and I went into labour early, I’d prefer to know that our home environment was ready for bringing Baby D home. Continue reading