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
It's Thursday 5th April 2018 I'm running late....as usual. My induction appointment is at 4.00pm and it's now 4.30 pm and im still home! Typical black timing ..smh I get to the maternity reception desk an hour late. Guess what the midwife says? ... I'm sorry there aren't any beds. REALLY!! I thought this kind … Continue reading My Birth Story (2nd Child)
It's 9.00am and I'm on the District line. I need to get to my 2 year old daughters appointment for 10.30. Sounds like a simple errand on a to do list right? Well it's not.... What i forgot to mention is that I'm 8 months pregnant and I'm going from Barking to Earl's court which … Continue reading TFL Trouble