Pregnancy update Weeks 20, 21 & 22

Week 20 – Not much has really changed in the way of symptoms. I had an appointment with physio and got a tubigrip to wear which baby girl is not keen on she really wiggles and kicks when I have it on but it seems to be helping for just now. Been able to see movement with week and had 20 scan and it went great baby is happy and healthy.

Bump mesureing 44″ around the bellybutton

Week 21 – Feeling much the same, pelvic pain is getting bad after lots on standing or walking. I am loving all the movements but she’s not keen to share them with daddy.

Week 22 – No new symptoms this week, apart from waddling like a duck when I walk and finding the heat difficult due to the tubigrip. People have been asking about pregnancy and due date so bump is definitely a bump. NESTING?? Think both MrS and I have been hit as we ordered a new sofa and carpet for the living room and are now in full renovation mode which is all fine and well but MrS won’t even let me pick up the old wallpaper off the floor. So he is doing most of it by himself after work.

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Pregnancy update Weeks 17, 18 & 19

Week 17 – This week started out with a busy Monday with the midwife for the usual checks and a consultant appointment to discuss my family medical history and he also put me on Aspirin because of my last baby’s being on the small side. Also the same day we went for our gender scan which like any scan put my mind at ease in the weeks before you can feel defeat movements.

It’s a…….. Girl 💝

Can’t say I was surprised when we found out I had been staying all along “it’s a girl” Mr S and the kids where over the moon. The rest of the week was quite and feeling somewhat normal

Week 18 – Everyone’s is still very excited about baby girl and started talking about names, Daddy even felt her moving. Feeling well apart from if I do to much I have started getting Braxton Hicks and still lower back pain. I have been put on the waiting list for Physio. Emilias 5th Birthday was this week and she spent ever morning counting down the sleeps and was so happy that she got more dressing up for her and her baby sister to play with.

Week 19 – Been feeling really well apart for the braxton hicks (I honestly forgot how uncomfortable they were) The back pain is daily but I got my appointment though for Physio for next Monday due to cancellation as it’s a bank holiday and the schools are off. The rest of the week has been quite and not much to report.

Pregnancy update Weeks 14, 15 & 16

There’s not been much change and will continue to do the three weeks in one for just now.

Week 14 – We spent the weekend in Edinburgh for my brother in laws wedding which was lovely. Starting to feel better still odd waves of nausea also starting to find pain in lower back and tail bone. There is no hiding the bump now.

Week 15 – Feeling much the same apart from I am starting to walk slower and get out of breath.

Week 16 – Nothing new to report all’s well. We booked in for a last minute gender scan on the Sunday for the Monday at 17 weeks.

First Trimester update

As I write this I am 18+weeks and have put off this post as I was unsure how not to come across as moaning and ungrateful but there’s no sugar coating it the First Trimster is hard.

We found out at 3 weeks and much of my symptoms have been the same though out.

Breast Tenderness & Irritabil – This was only until 6 weeks

Spots – as vain as it may sound this one has been the most upsetting I only even got one maybe two at the start of my cycle now I was getting a new one everyday.

Fatigue – Am a busy mum to be fair when am I not ready for bed.

Nausea & Sickness – This one was also hard there was no let up it was all day and night I even lost abit of weight due to not being able to eat. I just kept telling myself that nausea and sickness ment baby was healthy and well.

Sneezing – Yeah apparently this ones common

Weeks 5/6 we told our families and met our midwife at 5 weeks which was nice to find out how my care will go here as my last baby’s where with a different Nhs trust.

Weeks 7/10 Were uneventful and much the same as before although they seemed to last forever

Weeks 11/13 I started to feel better and we were counting down the days for our first scan at 13 weeks at which baby was very happy and healthy and measuring 13 and 4 making due date 24th of September. Everyone’s convinced it’s a baby boy

I really am back!

What can I say after my last post life got crazy with (The Birthday mouth) as it’s knowing in our house then Christmas. Then the New Year arrived and along came a hole different reason to lie low.

YES am pregnant!!13 week

Our families have known from early on as i have been rather ill but we wanted to wait until our scan to announce to everyone else.

So baby S is due September 28th

Am going to keep this post short and sweet but I am going to start working on my first trimester update and that will be up later in the week.

Am Back! Get to know me tag

Hello honeys.. Life got away with me there, My last post was just before the anniversary of my sons passing. I wanted take time for just me and my family but i won’t lie it really knocked me and since then i have been up and down, good days and bad but am back. I thought a good post to ease me back in would be a youtube tag so how about you.. Get to know me

1. What is your middle name? My middle name is Norma after my dads mum.

2. Share your favourite subject at high school? I suppose lunch doesn’t count so i would have to say Art or Music.

3. What is your favourite drink? Without a doubt coffee i am in a long term committed relationship with my Nespresso machine.

4. What is your favourite song at the moment? That’s hard i don’t have a favourite song but i always have on my Walk of the earth playlist on spotify.

5. What would you (have you) named your children? In order from big to little there first names are Andrew, Alyssa, Charlie & Emilia

6. Have you participated in any sport? haha me sport?! the last time i did any sport would of been at school.

7. What’s your favourite book?I don’t often have time to read but i have just finished The secrets of happiness by Lucy Diamond. I do also love a good cook book.

8. What’s your favourite colour?Does Copper count? I do like pink.

9. What’s your favourite animal? That’s a no brainier cats followed by penguins.

10. What’s your favourite perfume? I always end up going back toHugo Boss Orange but i love any sweet smelling perfume.

11. what’s your favourite holiday? Lanzarote (Puerto del Carmen) been three times to the same place and love it such a beautiful island.

12. On a scale from 1-10 rate your childhood? A bit of a strange one this. My younger years would be a 10. My teen years would be a different story altogether off and on though high school i got picked on but i held my head high and carried on and now my life has turned out better than the bullies (Karma)

13. Have you been out of the country? Yes most recent was our summer holiday back to Lanzarote for two weeks. I also went to Paris on a family holiday grown up.

14. Do you speak a different language? I am fluent in toddler!

15. Do you have any siblings? I have an older brother and younger sister. I also had a second older brother that’s past away before i was born.

16. What’s your favourite store? Primark and superdrug.

17. what’s my favourite restaurant? I don’t really have one, but i would say Italian food is my favourite.

18. Did you like school? I did enjoy school even though my secondary year i still had a close group of friends and i still managed to have fun.

19. Who are some of your favourite youtubers? Mrs Meldrum, Anna Saccone and Tati. This is just a couple but they are on the watch first list.

20. What is your favourite movie? Oh a classic Clueless.

21. What is your favourite TV show? Hollyoaks then anything cookery

22. PC or Mac? I have a PC but i would be a dream come true to get a Mac.

23. What phone do you have? iphone 6

24. How tall are you? I am 5 foot 2

25. Do you have any pets? We only have two cats now Smudge aka the old girl and Yoda.

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Well that was painless! thanks for taking the time to read and maybe you have gotten to know me a bit better.

Superdrug Haul

Last saturday the car had to go in for its yearly health check so i took this opportunity to do a spot of retail therapy. I have almost a week trying out the good and so far they are all working wellI had been on the look out for a good matt bronzer and i found this Makeup Revolution Ultra Bronze and so far am really enjoying it has a lovely natural colour and will be my go to from now on. Makeup Revolution Ultra Bronze £3.00

The Rimmel clear complexion powder has been in my makeup day from day one i try other but always go back to it. I love that it can powder my t-zone which tends to get oily as summer approaches but i can all so set my foundation without looking dry and cakey. Rimmel Clear Complexion in Transparent £3.99

Now i have been really wanting to try the Makeup Revolution Banana Powder but the superdrug store near me has never had it in stock. I have been using this to set my under eyes and am loving it there has been no creasing and it is brighting so i haven’t looked like i have only had an hours sleep.Makeup Revolution Banana Power £5.00

I thought i would give the makeup revolution coloured corrector palette with a full sized mirror ago to help with my mum under eyes and some redness. It blends really nice and conceals everything really well. Makeup Revolution Ultra Base Corrector Palette £6.00

I have had the pink B. Blending Sponge and have really like it so i thought i would try the Precision Blending Sponge a try. Again this will be my new go to it’s doubled in size and was a lot softer than ones i have used before. It blends my foundation really good and gets in all the hard to reach spots leaving a flawless look. Above Dry/Below WetB. Precision Blending Sponge on offer for £2.49

I may have also ordered a few items online before i new we would be going to glasgow.

I have been using the Naturally radiant hot cloth cleanser and eye clean since my last haul and my skin has reacted really well this it so i wanted to try a few other items from the range so i picked up the 2 in 1 moisturiser & serum  and the renewing night cream and after a week my skin is making improvements already. I have been using the 2 in 1 moisturiser & serum in the morning it leaves my face feeling hydrated all day and smooth ready for my makeup. The night cream is thicker but doesn’t leave my face feeling like an oil slick. Naturally Rediant 2 in 1 moisturiser & serum on offer for £2.95                        Naturally Radiant Renewing Night Cream also on offer for £2.95

Having bought two skin care products i receive this Varace Fragrance free. I wouldn’t like of try this before but as it was part of an offer i am glad i have had the opportunity to try it as it’s quite nice not my usual style but it will be lovely during summer

 Versace Bright Crystal

This may look unwearable but i couldn’t help myself Makeup Revolution Palettes are so affordable they are great for just trying out. but i have used it daily. Although it may seem very out there they blend so well you can achieve an everyday look. I have even used them as a liner and it give a great affect i will definitely be taking this on my summer holidays. Makeup Revolution Redemption Palette In Mermaids Vs Unicorns £4.00Greens, Teals & Blues Purples, Pinks & Dark Blues 

I have been really enjoying my recent purchases and and sure i will make more superdrug is my second home and i really love makeup revolution i always find they are great quality and a fabulous price.