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A tentative hello.


Greetings from a little sunny window in March! I’ve been putting off trying to start things back up here until I “have the time” but it’s starting to dawn on me that, that’s unlikely to happen any time soon… Make the time I must!


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One month ago today our wonderful, perfect son was born.


It already feels like he has been here with us for months and months, and simultaneously that it was just yesterday that we drove back here and showed him around his home for the first time.
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About being pregnant: the third trimester!


Now that we’re well and truly in the third trimester (and in actual fact are nearing our due date fairly rapidly!), I thought I better get the post I promised about the third trimester online before we find ourselves busy with the arrival of our baby!
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Life Lately…


Now that we’re over halfway through October, it’s starting to feel a little like we’ve just crested the top of a roller-coaster, in terms of the imminent arrival of our baby… The past few months have plodded along, but now time seems to be picking up pace somewhat!


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Since pausing…


During my interlude away from my blog, we got up to a fair few things – here’s a little update on what has been happening whilst I’ve been gone!


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About being pregnant


We found out that we were expecting on Easter Sunday. We took one test in the morning, which we didn’t quite believe, and so took another in the evening (after having spent a lovely but lengthy day with family!). That was the time we started to let the happiness, surprise, confusion, disbelief and glee wash over us. Finding out you’re growing a tiny, little human, is such an overwhelming feeling!
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A secret…


As you may have noticed, I took a long and luxurious break from posting – the reason for which has been that we have been busying ourselves with the most wonderful and exciting secret. Of course, for some of you this won’t be a surprise as we’ve been sprinkling our news little by little over the past few weeks and months…

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Hello lovelies! I’ve made the decision to have a bit of a pause, as I’m well and truly struggling to keep up with placement, written work, photography, blog posts and life in general, at the moment. I’m not sure how long I’ll be taking a break for, right now, but I’m sure I’ll have a lot to share when I return – I’ve yet to post pictures from Paul and Louise’s wedding, as well as Caroline and Nori’s wedding!
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Back to normality


Hello and greetings from Westcliff! We returned from our holiday on Saturday, both glad to come home and sad to leave our lovely canal boat. We had a lovely time, but now we’re back there’s a lot to get done. I spent some time whilst on holiday revising for my up-and-coming OSCE exams, but now the revision needs to start in earnest! I’m working my way through a mountain of washing, as well as trying to give the flat a spring clean. The usual culprits of Getty submissions, NIPE revision and being back on placement this week means that everything is gearing up to getting crazy once more… But that’s just how life is right now!


I’m hoping to post my photo an hour posts for March and April this week, as well as my submissions for #brilliantphotoaday for March. I’m also planning on writing some more midwifery/student midwife content soon, but we’ll see how that pans out with everything else I have on my plate right now..!


As always, check out my Flickr or Instagram for daily photos and life snippets. Take care, folks!

Essays, babies, pajamas.


A miniature update on current life: I’m struggling my way through the same essay, still (3000/3500 as of a few hours ago); I’ve had my twelfth delivery (and believe me when I say that, that baby was one of the most adorable!) and I’ve spent a lot of time in bed trying to recover from my last stint on placement. I’m tired and I feel completely drained right now, so I’m looking forward to finishing off this essay and resuming normal programming at some point… Until then, check out Flickr, which is probably the most up-to-date, accessible part of my life right now. Take care folks!

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