I'm normally quite an optimistic person, I don't let my seizures have control of my life. Although I may go a bad day or two recovering, I get back to it the next day and move on. If I didn't, I would live a very secluded, depressing, meaningless life. Which there isn't much point in… Continue reading When E gets in the way
This June we are going on our first family holiday, to Spain, to visit my parents and siblings.
My short lived experience with breast feeding ended in the hospital after, even the midwives couldn't get my stubborn Gremlin to latch and eat.
‘Of babies whose mothers take Sodium Valproate (Epilim) during pregnancy, up to 1 in 10 (10%) are at risk of having a birth defect, and up to 4 in 10 children (40%) have problems with development and learning as they grow.’ Epilepsy Society
As you may have read, I have had a Gremlin and man child free few days. The man child came home yesterday afternoon and the Gremlin comes home tomorrow.
So, today has been a serious emotional rollercoaster of ride. It started, first thing this morning. And I mean, first thing, fresh day at 1AM. 😱
I am a young, first time mama and when I fell pregnant at the age of eighteen, I didn't know the first thing about looking after a baby, let alone with the added hindrance of my disability. It's not easy caring for a baby, or even a toddler, as well as yourself. When you have… Continue reading Mama Vs Epilepsy – Staying safe
When the flu strikes you try your best to stay away from the infected - this was me, about a month ago when the boys moaned and ached and lay about. I mean, we all know man flu is much worse right 😉.
I went to book an opticians appointment today, one for me and one for my son. Naturally, thanks to NHS, Oscar is free, mine however no longer is!
I started my first year of University September last year, studying English and Creative writing. I had been looking forward to it from the moment I applied and when I was offered an unconditional offer (I already had my A level grades), I was ecstatic.