Living with Lichen Sclerosus

As I mentioned in previous posts I was diagnosed in November 2017 aged 31 with a dermatological condition that  many have not heard of  - Lichen Sclerosus (LS). My diagnosis came as a result of having a very difficult and painful smear test in 2016, where my nurse noticed some unusual thickening of the vagina walls which made… Continue reading Living with Lichen Sclerosus

Why I’m Choosing reusables Part 2 – Wet Wipes

I have to admit whilst looking into reusable nappies, I did briefly look at the option of resusable wipes. I didn’t really do much research and was a bit baffled by how they actually worked. Whereas I was basically sold on the idea of the nappies straight away, reusable wipes didn’t make sense to me… Continue reading Why I’m Choosing reusables Part 2 – Wet Wipes

My experience – 1st and 2nd Trimesters I think one of the most frustrating things for me was having so many people tell me that I should be feeling AMAZING, especially during my second trimester. Dare I say it, I have really struggled throughout the duration of my pregnancy up until this point. For me, both trimesters have consisted of overwhelming exhaustion and… Continue reading My experience – 1st and 2nd Trimesters

“is this a joke?!”

We discovered I was pregnant in mid-September 2018 during the busiest time at me for work (I work as an Administrator for a UK University). I first had an inkling that I may be pregnant when my period (which is usually regular) was late by a week and I started to feel extremely tired and sick on… Continue reading “is this a joke?!”