The Birth and the Black Cloud

I went into labour. The contractions came, more frequently, more intense. But not so intense that I couldn’t stand the pain. I’d felt them coming on, irregularly, for a week now. I was booked to be induced, but the labour started on its own. I rang the hospital. They told…

All in a day's work

very early am. Waking every hour since I went to bed. Despite last minute checking that I had everything before I left home, I managed to leave my book behind, and some wearable undies for this morning. Only have extra large, completely unsexy undies for post birth, which, in my…

The Love Child of Gordon Ramsay

Curriculum day at school (What? Again? Already? They only just went back!!!) Thus, Monkey Boy was required to attend out obstetrics appointment this morning. Not a big deal, as he is quite fascinated by the whole thing. We turned up at our scheduled time and were, not suprisingly, 53 minutes…