So its a casual weekday evening and I'm in my room chatting to my sister. We're laughing , the vibe is good, a little too good actually. Hmm... something's not right... where is my child! I hear a knock on my bedroom door and it's my little sister cheparoning my 2 year old daughter into … Continue reading Do I laugh or Cry?
So from the title of this blog it may or may not be obvs what this is going to be about! - basically its about how I got into rugby! It started at high school - one P.E lesson we were introduced to rugby. It was a fun session. I mean running into your peers … Continue reading The ‘Beastly’ school girl !
The day has arrived. My babygirl, just 6 months old is about to have surgery. Signing the consent form felt cruel even though I knew it was necessary . You know the expression " I hope I'm not signing my life away" it actually to some degree felt like that. Like I was signing my … Continue reading The Surgery!
It's the first night at home after being discharged from the hospital. I haven't slept a wink. I keep thinking I won't hear her if she cries for food. I literally just watched her sleep. I would sometimes check for a rise and fall in her chest so I was sure she was still breathing … Continue reading After being a NICU mum
**The day I became a NICU mum - its 2 years on and I'm now making sense of it all- lets go back and I'll tell you how it happened** Its my second day of labour after being induced due to gestational diabetes. The contractions are coming thick and fast... the midwife cranks up the … Continue reading The Day I became a NICU mum
I remember thinking about how many productive and fun things i was going to do with my first child. In my head i had planned out everything from story time to learning the alphabet and numbers. I had even requested for people to buy me books as gifts. I wanted to be her first teacher. … Continue reading Turn the telly off !
So it's almost 3 months after giving birth to my first child and I am standing on the rugby pitch preparing for kick off. What am I doing? Am I fit enough? Will I survive this game? What about if my milk starts leaking Everywhere ? All these thoughts get pushed to the back of … Continue reading Rugby vs Babymama