Hysterosalpingogram 

This post is only based on my experience/views on my personal infertility journey. I am not a medical professional. Please seek medical advice if you have concerns or questions related to infertility.  This week I had to go and have another fertility test and after reading up on it I was anxious and a little [...]

Chasing trains 

Trains ...  Lay in bed, pain reverberating through my legs, I suddenly realise my life is like chasing a train. I feel like I'm always so close to grabbing hold on jumping on but never quite able to make it. Something always gets in my way just as I'm about to pull my self on [...]

The dreaded cold …

After fighting it for a week and a half the cold/virus/flu thing I had finally defeated me and I had to take time off work. I really didn't want to but my body was refusing to move.  I hate that a cold causes me to become so anxious and fearful, that it makes it harder [...]

Time flies…

I am back! I can't believe how fast the last 6 weeks have gone! I've had hardly anytime to do anything other than work, let alone write, read or relax! I am currently sat watching my sister at her swimming lesson and it has given me time to reflect and think about the last few [...]

Wow

  Wow! This video brought a tear to my eye. Being in pain all the time is hard and this week has been tough. I often want to give up fighting the pain, to stay in bed and let it consume me but I know I have an amazing life. A fantastic husband who doesn't [...]

Weight loss update 

Now I'm back at work and (touch wood) keeping a good routine with food I am starting to get into some better eating habits. I am tracking my calories roughly using an app on my phone and planning out meals in advance.  Here are some pictures showing how my journey is going and I will [...]

Summer holidays 

My summer holidays are drawing to a close and despite my best intentions I still have a mountain of work to do to give me the best head start on the new year. I always find the summer hard as I want to have fun, spend time with family and friends and rest and recover [...]

Day 30- I’ve made it! 

So today is the final day of mine and advicebycharlie's 30 day blog challenge. I set out to develop my habit for blogging more regularly and although it hasn't always been daily my posts have become more regular. Today's been optic is when, where and how I blog which is easy to answer. When? I [...]