Coping When Pregnancy Goes Wrong

It was a year ago today that we first found out I was pregnant. The frantic week before Christmas was spent running around trying to tie up loose ends before heading out of town to see family but underlying it all I was constantly aware that my period was due and with every no show day I was getting more excited. When we finally did a pregnancy test we were stunned when it came out positive. 

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Pregnancy Yoga: Crying Myself Calm

Pregnancy Yoga

I walked through my front door last Thursday night and fell to pieces on the shoulder of MrE. I’d just been to my pregnancy yoga class and managed to hold it together in the car on the way home in the hope that MrE would be back from work to mop up the tears that I knew were about to brim over. Alarmed, he asked if I’d had a terrible class but through the sobs and gasps for air I tried to tell him that actually, it was quite the opposite, it had been another excellent session. Three minutes later I felt completely serene and spent the rest of the evening feeling better than I’d felt all week. 

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Pregnancy: Week 31

31 Weeks Pregnant

Forgive me if this post comes out all gobbledigook. I’ve made it to week 31 but in the process seem to have lost a significant proportion of my brain cells and am having trouble stringing a sentence together. I am a walking trimester textbook – after a glowy, synapse-alert, energy-filled second trimester, the third trimester has brought with it a lethargy on par with trimester one and a bump that is beginning to feel a bit heavy to carry around. I think it’s nature’s way of telling me to conserve some energy before due day but with the countdown on, the excitement mounting and to-do lists coming out my ears that’s easier said than done.

Big! Around 41-45cm long and 1.5kg

The baby’s eyelids are open and responding to light and he/she is getting more chubby and brainy by the day. Body, legs and arms are finally in proportion with his/her head.

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Maternity Modelling: Working the Bump

JoJo Maman Bebe shoot behind the scenes

Sorry for going a bit quiet on you lovely folk over the past couple of weeks. Truth is, my third trimester kicked in and with it came an overnight plummet in my energy levels at a point when I suddenly had an influx of maternity modelling work as my bump was finally deemed sizeable enough to show off. Unfortunately, the two things don’t go hand in hand and so despite my best intentions to keep feeding you blog fodder, any spare time I’ve had has been spent crashing out on the sofa

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