Forget the advice – this shit is all about survival!

New babies mean no sleep, right? Wrong. New babies plus older children mean no sleep. Okay so not many of us ever managed to ‘sleep when the baby sleeps’ with our firstborn, but dammit, I wish I bloody had done. There was so much opportunity! They might not sleep much at night, but they sleep… Continue reading Forget the advice – this shit is all about survival!

Epidurals are the BEST THING EVER.

D-DAY was edging closer and closer, and I soon reached the 36 week ‘they should be fine’ milestone I was praying I’d get to. I was not-so-secretly quite chuffed with my body. Turns out, my boys (I’m fine with that now, by the way) were pretty comfy in there. Shame I couldn’t say the same… Continue reading Epidurals are the BEST THING EVER.

Totally OUTNUMBERED!

“Emotional rollercoaster” is such a crap phrase, isn’t it? But it does kind of sum up what you go through during pregnancy. Flying off the handle at your husband one minute, crying at Strictly the next, then being overwhelmed with happiness the next. I blame the hormones personally. And the fact you can’t drink alcohol… Continue reading Totally OUTNUMBERED!

“My cravings were so bad, I wanted a McDonald’s on Christmas Day.”

I don’t care what people say. Being pregnant is shit. And guess what? Being pregnant with twins is extra shit. Doubly shit in fact. Who’d have thought it, eh? So I’d already had the hideous morning sickness, way worse than last time around, which was explained away by the fact there were two little sods… Continue reading “My cravings were so bad, I wanted a McDonald’s on Christmas Day.”