• Halfway through…

    April 28, 2016 Hels

    That’s a scary thought isn’t it? 20 weeks through my pregnancy. Depending on what app or website I visit, my baby is currently the size of a small cantaloupe, a mango or a banana. I’m going to go with Banana as it sounds a bit cuter, and I feel like it’s slightly more accurate than a cantaloupe, which sounds huge. We have our next scan next week, I’m nervous as I know they have a list as long as my…

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  • Interview: Yummy Mummy Nutrition

    April 26, 2016 Hels

    Since getting into running and fitness a few years back, I began to realise that eating properly is just as important as doing exercise. For baby-shaped reasons (and a torn Achilles) I had to defer my London Marathon place this year, but I am planning to take part next year, and with a baby on the way, I thought now was the perfect time to learn more about nutrition and what I should be eating to give my body and…

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  • Anxiety and pregnancy

    March 29, 2016 Hels

    Have you ever been swimming or paddling in the sea, just getting on with things, when out of nowhere, a huge wave comes up, knocking you over or pushing you under the water? A wave strong enough to make you struggle for air while you frantically reach around for a hand to hold, for someone to pull you back to the surface.

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  • Baby on Board

    March 18, 2016 Hels

    I’m not one to use this blog space for ranting or complaining, and this won’t become a regular thing, but there has been something over the past few weeks that has frustrated and upset me. I know that commuting in London is horrible. It’s cramped, busy and chances are you have delays. I also know how genuinely satisfying it is to get a seat. Saying that, whenever I got a seat, I would always keep an eye out in case there was…

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  • Entering the second trimester…

    March 9, 2016 Hels

    So, here I am in my second trimester, eagerly awaiting this burst of energy, and regularly checking the mirror for that gorgeous pregnancy glow…

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  • The Surprise Project

    March 4, 2016 Hels

    I have some exciting news that has already completely changed my life, and I wanted to share it on here…

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