Category: Pregnancy

Highs, lows and plateaux

This poor, neglected blog. I keep thinking of things I want to write, but never seem to write them. Sometimes it's because I'm doing well and have better things to do. Sometimes it's because I'm doing badly and just don't have the strength... more »
Permalink Sunday, 31 July, 2011 4:35 pm, by Mamma Email , 678 words, Categories: Health, Food, Pregnancy, Bike, OCD ,

One year can change everything

Around this time last year, I was having my worst bout of OCD in a long time. It was even worse than what I've been experiencing lately. We had just settled in to a beachside hotel for a few days, as The Man was attending a conference, and The Boys and I… more »
Permalink Friday, 1 October, 2010 12:03 am, by Mamma Email , 537 words, Categories: Health, Food, Pregnancy, Bike, OCD ,

Pumping iron

Mostly a boring, technical post today. Apart from a few things that are still causing stress, the OCD and anxiety have marginally improved this week, but I'm just really, really tired. And a bit achy in places, which is to be expected at this stage. Y… more »
Permalink Saturday, 25 September, 2010 3:34 pm, by Mamma Email , 702 words, Categories: Medical tests, Anxiety & stress, Health, Pregnancy, OCD ,

Game plan

36 week appointment was today. The Man had a day off and attended with me. He told the midwife about my OCD being worse. I cried, and tried to explain what it was like. Not a good combination, and probably lucky I couldn't see a mirror. It's not usually… more »
Permalink Friday, 17 September, 2010 7:23 pm, by Mamma Email , 728 words, Categories: Medical tests, Anxiety & stress, Marriage, Health, Caffeine/coffee, Pregnancy, OCD ,

Doing it afraid

So close to the end of this particular part of the journey, I'm realising more and more that just about the only part I'm not afraid of, or stressed out about, is the actual birth. I know I can do that. But... 1. The house isn't ready. I know there… more »
Permalink Friday, 17 September, 2010 12:54 am, by Mamma Email , 501 words, Categories: Anxiety & stress, Pregnancy, OCD ,

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