THE STORY BEFORE THE STORY: If you had told me a year ago, that I’d give birth to our son at home, I probably would have laughed in your face! I was always so sure that when I gave birth, it’d be like how it is on TV - in the hospital, laying on my … Continue reading AMARI’S HOME BIRTH STORY
I really thought that I’d get this blog posted up before the baby arrived; it was there and ready to go but I was too busy napping! Hey, better late than never, right?This blog was me, on my due date and 40 weeks pregnant... 5/12/18 The third trimester has brought about so many changes: some … Continue reading THIRD TRIMESTER TALES: THE TRIUMPHS, TRIALS AND TRIBULATIONS
Ok, so this blog post really is well overdue but the last few weeks have been absolutely manic - sorry! Now, let’s get into it - the second trimester has been MAJOR! Not only have I had countless exciting pregnancy experiences but I’ve also had some pretty big ‘life’ things happen too. This is one … Continue reading SECOND TRIMESTER UPDATE: ‘I ain’t moving!’
We’ve all been there right? You try on that new dress and all your friends tell you how amazing you look. Except you’re so focused on that imaginary bit of back fat or some other imaginary imperfection that it blocks you from seeing the true beauty that is you. I’m here to tell you that … Continue reading PREGNANCY DIARIES: DEALING WITH BODY DYSMORPHIA
IT’S NOT CAKE: Yep, that was me for pretty much the whole of the last month of my first trimester. I was stuck in that weird phase between not really having a bump yet and looking like I just went harddd at the buffet. My stomach muscles completely relaxed to make space to accommodate my … Continue reading First Trimester Feels: I’m not FAT, I’m PREGNANT!
We’re so unbelievably excited to finally announce that we’re pregnant! Yaassss, that’s right – I’ve been working real hard at baking the bun in this oven! I still can’t quite believe we’re having a baby – our hearts are so very full. To say JayCee and I are beyond overjoyed is a massive understatement. We’re … Continue reading WE’RE HAVING A BABY!