Second trimester diary

Second trimester diary

I can’t quite believe I’ve now hit the third trimester of pregnancy.  Instead of counting the weeks up, Adam and I counting the weeks down until we meet out little person.

The second trimester is often described as the ‘golden period’ of pregnancy – where that first trimester sickness has abated, but the aches and pains of the third trimester haven’t quite taken hold.

For me personally, it was very much a trimester of two halves…

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The best laid plans sometimes go awry

The best laid plans sometimes go awry

Sometimes things just doesn’t work out like you expected.  I’ve been a little under the weather this week, so the post I planned for today isn’t quite finished. Instead of pushing myself to get it finalised, I’m listening to my body and giving it the rest it needs. I hope you’ll forgive me.

Have a wonderful weekend, I’ll catch you on Monday. x

 

The morning calm

The morning calm

In 2019 I’m striving to create more moments of calm in my everyday life.  At the start of this year, I stumbled across the concept of a ‘word of the year’ as opposed to making a resolution, and it was something that really resonated with  me.

While I’ve still had stresses over the last six months, I’d like to think that when a situation arises I’m now a lot of more conscious of counteracting that with calmness. Just the other day though I had the realisation that I’d also subconsciously created a daily calming ritual without even noticing…

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Preparing for baby

Preparing for baby

The other day I had a very clarifying moment about the arrival of my baby later this year.  It didn’t occur when I saw bub wriggling around on the screen at my last scan, nor has it happened when I get those familiar flutters in my stomach (and the occasional more definite kick in the belly), reaffirming me that this little human is starting to exercise their ability to move.  For me it actually occurred when Adam and I brought home our first major baby purchase…

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