Well here we are again, blogging for the 3rd time in the last few years, I was pretty sure that I wasn’t going to bother doing it anymore and had decided to just concentrate on instagram as a place to showcase life. But the small boxes were lacking in detail and I felt I needed a bigger space to just word vomit all over the place. David suggested I start writing again which took zero persuading and here we are.
I’ve been through a lot in the last year and a half, which is I believe the last time I put finger to keyboard and wrote something half decent. Me and my partner David suffered a loss last February and I think that’s what made me stop blogging if I’m honest. But once I dealt with the pain from that, although it still hurts, and recovered physically I found out I was expecting. I spent most of 2018 pregnant and it has taken a lot for my body and mind to recover this time round. I suffered a little post baby which was very hard and we just had a rubbish time at the end of 2018 and beginning of this year. Our newborn was diagnosed with a milk protein allergy very early on and lost a lot of weight because of it but thankfully it didn’t take long to get her back on track. I have taken a little longer to feel normal and to be truthful I still don’t think I am there fully. Writing here will hopefully give me another outlet for everything that is swirling round this chaotic mind of mine, I am ok though, mentally I feel good just I need to get my shit together.
What have I been up to?
Well not a lot to be honest, apart from having a baby!!! I had my second daughter on 18th December 2018 and it has been amazing but also a huge adjustment from one, who knew newborns aren’t toilet trained! I joke but going from having a fairly independent 5 year old to a brand new shiny human who can not do anything was strange. Rose has proven to be the best big sister, even before Nellie was born and I first told her I was pregnant she said, “That’s what I have always wanted!”. I don’t think I could have asked for a better reaction and I really am so proud of how she has handled Penelope’s arrival. Now that Nellie is almost 8 months old, I am preparing to go back to work in September and wondering where on earth the time has gone. It baffles me, before I know it we will be celebrating her first birthday and I will be sat there crying into a cup of tea at the fact I have a 6 and 1 year old.
Where have we been?
Well nowhere particularly exciting except our annual trip to see family in Weston-Super-Mare. Luckily the weather was on our side and we enjoyed everyday out and about, the girls enjoyed the beach and Rose cried on the way home because she was sad it had to end. Remember those days? Being so emotional about holidays ending? I do and it broke my heart a little but I am also smug on the sly because clearly she had a fab time. That’s about as far as we’ve ventured this year. However there is plenty to do in my neck of the woods over the summer.
Well I’m hoping to just share and spew my thoughts all over this blog, no particular rhyme or reason for any of it. I am hoping to get back into my love of fashion, almost squeezing back into my pre pregnancy clothes which means I don’t have to fork out for more clothes and I can enjoy my old threads. And thankfully the pregnancy swell in my feet has gone so the autumn is looking fantastic in the boot department. I have also been thinking of sharing my good reads, not sure if anyone would be interested so I will go ahead and do it anyway!
Here’s to new blog beginnings and I shall write soon.