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Me, Myself, and I… and a Baby…

So after 3 weeks off, S finally went back to work. We knew it would happen, maybe not so quickly, but it would happen. We had made preparations before hand such as cooking a few dinners to stick in the freezer in case I wasn’t able to sort dinner out due to feeding, and made

Living With a Nightmare – An Open Letter to my Wife. 

Sharon, Over the past two weeks I have been living with a nightmare. It’s not you, it’s not T, it’s me. I’ve been a royal pain in the backside – not just for you, but for me. I’ve been stressing myself out over the smallest of things; such as getting the washing done and making

The S Word

Sleep… I’ve had an on-going battle with sleep since I was a few weeks pregnant. If it’s not not being able to sleep on my front, it’s having weird-ass dreams that have exhausted me by the time I wake up. But for the past 3-6 weeks I’ve had incredible hip pain that effects my sleep to

One of Those Days

I don’t know about you, but when I have a day off or two I like to feel like I’ve accomplished something. Whether it’s completing the washing, giving the house a good clean or simply clearing some films off the Sky Box – I like to feel like I’ve done something productive. It doesn’t need

Organising a Nursery with OCD

Last weekend, S built the nursery furniture for Beansprout whilst I got on with washing all the clothes ready to be put away. It was a mountain of a task, but we did it! Apart from the Cot, it’s practically done! The washing and the building was actually the least of my worries as I

Hunger With a Side of Insecurity

As mentioned recently, I’ve had a bounty of questions come my way during pregnancy, the worst ones coming from women I rarely know – women who probably only found my name out a few weeks ago. During said week of stupid questions, I got this whopper:- Her: “So how much weight have you gained?” Inner