The lonely road in parenthood

broken
adjective
2 (of a person) having given up all hope; despairing
synonyms; defeated, beaten,vanquished, overpowered, overwhelmed, subdued, demoralised, crushed, dishonoured, ruined, crippled.

Mummy blogging isn’t something I personally like to expose myself with. It puts you on the line for judgement and opinions, and those things can make you feel like an even shittier parent than what you’re already feeling yourself. Like we need someone else to point that out for us right? I prefer to keep the positive vibes going, staying positive and battling through parenthood with my husband there to help me out. But the past weeks have seemingly grown tougher and tougher. Today, I’ve felt more broken than ever in parenting. Continue reading

Making fear a thing of the past

Back in December of 2015, I went for my routine Pap smear to have my results come back abnormal. I tested positive to CIN III. My cervix was literally covered in abnormal cells. Surgery was required to treat the abnormalities on my cervix and I’d never been so afraid in my life. Surgery for me was a first. It was all unknown to me [ see blog post “A First For Everything”]. But I did it, and now comes the time to start having follow up appointments to ensure the procedure has worked. Continue reading