Will I ever be me again?

I know I have always thought 9 months to prepare for a baby is perfect – why do people whine? But now it is happening to me – I TOTALLY get it! Not only do you want to meet your little bundle you also want to feel more like yourself. Get back to things you…

My First Stretch marks #35weeks

Every woman dreads them. Most women get them. It is a fact that we are lucky if we only get a few – I know I for one have checked each part of my hips / bump/bottom & legs whilst applying stretchmark cream nightly – so in light of this I think I haver done…

Pregnancy Powerfoods #4 : Oranges

Oranges They’re packed with vitamin C, folate, and fiber, and since they’re nearly 90 percent water, they’ll also help you meet your daily fluid needs (skimping on your fluid intake can leave you feeling fatigued). Vitamin C Oranges are best known for their vitamin C, and for good reason: vitamin C helps to support the…

Pregnancy Powerfoods: #2 Dried Beans & Lentils– Recipe

Dried Beans & Lentils They don’t sound too appetising right? But with all the goodness in these little things, we should really try and include them in our pregnancy diet. There are so many ways to incorporate them so hopefully 1 will tickle your fancy. Why? All women need 10 extra grams of protein a…

Pregnancy Powerfoods: #1 Broccoli – Recipe

Broccoli  I am not a lover of anything green or anything vegetables. In fact I will avoid them at all costs if at all possible. However, broccoli is one of those power foods, perfect for the mum to be!  (Darn it 😉 ) Why? It’s not only packed with nutrients that are necessary for a…

Baby has found my ribs!

This last two days my little dude has officially found my ribs – it creeps me out. I love feeling him kick, but I am so used to him being breech where all the kicks were down low, now he has moved and become more active I feel him kicking away at my ribs and…

Recipe: Beat the headaches, healthy carb snacks!

People often think you cannot eat hummus when pregnant due to the bacteria Listeria, however if you make the hummus from home it can be absolutely fine & is a perfect healthy snack. Also it’s real quick too 🙂 As I headed  into my 3rd trimester I noticed the dreaded headaches were back, I did…

The week of embarrasment – week 25!

Hi ladies So week 25 – how is it turning out for you? Well for me I am officially naming it the week of embarrassment. Firstly on Sunday as me & my lovely other half were getttinngg it onn 😉 & Jimbo – our little boy due in October gives his hardest kick yet, right into…

Bump Update – Beach bump!

It was my first beach day last weekend & I felt sooo vulnerable with my new body shape, which really is silly as we should be proud of our shape after all it is carrying future life! My best friend was with me and thought it would be fun to snap a few pictures to…

Reap the rewards

So I am nearly 22 weeks & this last week I have been exhausted with backache that has literally crippled me! I have never felt so unlike myself or demotivated at life. However I have kept up with my light workouts 3 times a week & swimming / jogging 5 times & I can see…

Summer Sunday Lunch

So here in Cyprus the temperature is climbing & the time for those yummy Sunday lunches are gone, but with a weekend worth celebrating I really needed ( and craved 😉 a lovely filling dinner. So I came up with Summer Sunday Lunch My boyfriend is chicken obsessed; due to the gym; so it had…

NewPost: Second Trimester Workout: Cardio

The Walking Workout *Walk on a fairly flat route at a speed so that you’re exercising at an intensity that’s about 50 percent of your best effort. Go for 10 minutes. *Next, find a hill that’s no steeper that what looks like 45 degrees (compared to a flat surface). For 10 minutes walk up the…