I was the woman you hear about; you know the one, your hairdressers' best friend’s cousin, who had struggled for years to get pregnant but it magically happened as soon as she stopped trying. It was totally because she relaxed, she wasn’t consumed with every cycle; as a couple they had sex more and just … Continue reading Feeling like an Infertility Fraud
I have always known that I have fertility issues. Being told at 17 that I would, more than likely, struggle to conceive, felt weird to me at the time. I never paused for thought when I was told. I was offered further investigations to confirm but at 17 I had spent enough time having tests … Continue reading We got pregnant: our road from infertility to pregnancy
How many times can you write your intentions and not continue? Perhaps as many times as it takes until your intentions become your next move, and the one after that. Twenty-One months ago we were two months into a national lockdown, which I wrote at the time 'may be referred to by future generations as … Continue reading Twenty-One Months later
When I started this blog over a year ago I wanted somewhere to write, I called it my musings - I have no explanation. I wanted somewhere to collect things, ideas and thoughts, in essence this hasn't changed. I am writing this two months into lockdown during the time that may be referred to by … Continue reading Her Intentions – Where is HerStuff today?
Christmas Day 2018 I was surprised by Mr P with a boarding pass for a flight from Manchester to Paris on April 1st 2019. I cried, not because the boarding pass couldn't possibly be real, because for the second year in the row we had made the decision we were not doing Christmas presents; for … Continue reading Paris: According to Us.
Friday 13th October 2017, we moved into our home,which at that point was most definitely just our house. I had lived in a city centre apartment for 9 and a half years, which was fabulous, and I love it. Mr P moved in with me there. We had a lovely life there. We made the … Continue reading Finding The Future
How many times have you restarted your life? How many times has Monday rolled around for it to be the Monday where you change your life? For me this has happened pretty much every Monday since I turned 18, which means this has happened on 895 Monday's so far. I am determined this is not … Continue reading Start as you mean to go on……