Stuff Kids Ruin; and NO ONE talks about it

This post brought to you by Lights by TENA I used to have this body that I had pretty much come to like. Sure, it was short and slightly oddly proportioned, but, you know, I came to terms with it and learnt to live with it. Then I decided pregnancy…

What are they thinking?

Had appointment with Ob this morning for the 6 week checkup thing. He admired his handywork, the smiley face sitting just above my whatsit, asked a couple of questions about my wellbeing then launched into the “what are you doing for contraception?” Well, abstinence is working well for me at…

There's only so much…

I have bowed to pressure. Why, I don’t know. Because, quite frankly, it is downright boring. Everyone who knows better – ie everyone in the world who is not a medical professional and feels it is their duty to tell me what I want, don’t want, can and can’t do…

There are other things to consider

Having mentioned yesterday’s appointment to several people, I have been innundated with more unwanted advice. Mostly along the lines of “What do you mean you’re not packed?! Pack now!” Some of this is out of concern of early labour, the potential consequences of this, and just wanting me to be…

Thank goodness for friends!

My friends have come to the rescue! Hooray! OK, not only have they been fully informed of my dislike of being groped by all and sundry, and having the most inane and stupid questions thrown at me constantly, they have been on the end of many a similar rant. So,…