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When ‘Yes’ Meant ‘No’

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There were many times that I said “yes” when I meant “no”.

What It’s Like Being A New Mum

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I don’t think I really thought through what being a mum was going to be like. When I found out I was pregnant, I thought this baby was a miracle, an accidental miracle – a person made from myself and the person I love most. And she is a miracle. She’s a little living thing …

Rediscovering This Day

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Google prompts me with a chance to visit the past. A collage pops up of moments from a year ago, presenting glimpses of my previous self and my previous life. As I scroll through them I think:

The Tale Of My Birthing Experience

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We had had a really lovely afternoon. After waiting around the hospital all morning for a ten minute discussion with my consultant, we decided to spend the afternoon in the city rather than going back to our apartment. We went for a coffee, browsed some shops, picked up a few treats. We even went to …

Things I Learned From You

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I learnt that being myself was okay. It was enough. I could be my own person and still be liked, adored and even loved.