Monthly Archives: October 2011

“Magic Mum” stuff

I was making toast this week. The piece of bread got stuck in the toaster and I reached for a small gadget we have in the kitchen – a pair of wooden tongs (with a magnet on to hang on … Continue reading

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Vomit

To supplement the tiredness, I’m also struck down with morning (/lunchtime/ afternoon/ evening * delete as appropriate) sickness and nausea. I feel lucky on the days when I only throw up once, although the nausea is constant. I’m someone who … Continue reading

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Exhaustion

Exhaustion like I’ve never known. At weekends the rugby world cup is on. I like rugby and so get up from a full night’s (starting at 8.30pm) sleep and never make it through an entire game before falling asleep again. … Continue reading

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Breasts

Oh the pain! My poor sensitive swelling breasts. They were a good size to start with but it’s worse now. Showering is the only time I don’t wear a bra and it hurts. I start to bulge out the sides … Continue reading

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Making it official

Sleep through the weekend. My husband asks when I’m going to see a midwife. I keep forgetting to phone. Finally remember one afternoon when I’ve come home early from work to sleep on the sofa. I tell the receptionist that … Continue reading

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