THANKfully I seem to be leaving morning sickness behind me, I can still feel a bit ropey in the evening, but that’s manageable. I’m also not craving potatoes so much, which can only be a good thing as I’ve put on 3kg, or 6lb. I’m not aware that I’m eating more, or bigger portions, if … More Week 11, nearly 12
One of the things I’ve been looking forward to doing over this Christmas/New Year break is catching up on housework. Which is something not many people would look forward to, but there you go. Leading up to the end of the year, we just ran out of oomph, time and inclination, which is why we … More Domestic duties
So overnight I woke up really, really thirsty, my throat like sandpaper. Through the night I drunk half a litre of water (I know because I finished off the bottle I brought at the cricket), and coughed trying to clear the clag lining my throat. After 3 cups of tea, breakfast and some panadol, it … More Law of sod
Hubs, Hanno and I went to the MCG today for day two of the Boxing Day Test. Getting ready this morning, I pulled out a merino wool jumper, just in case. A scarf, just in case and hesitated over a beanie. Telling myself, no, that would be extreme, it is summer after all. After searching for … More A day at the cricket
You know when you make plans, and they go slightly awry? Welcome to our Christmas day. We’d always planned on having a quiet one, the pair of us are worn out with one thing and another, so we politely declined invitations and planned for a picnic to Walhalla, just the two of us, walking, talking … More Merry Christmas?
The festive message I sent to my colleagues today: Folks, This is a hard time of year for me, I make jokes about being bah-humbug-ish, but in all honesty I am missing my UK family and friends desperately. Trying to keep in contact with them through emails, phone calls, and yes even Twitter, cannot compare with … More In lieu of Christmas cards…
Downs: I am 10 weeks and 3 days pregnant. For the past 6 weeks I’ve struggled with morning sickness. This past couple of weeks, I thought I’d cracked it. I was fine in the mornings, would eat lunch and hit a wall about 3ish, nausea accompanying me throughout the rest of the evening, but manageable … More Ups and Downs 2