So I'm really struggling at the moment but I've just kept going and denying that anything is wrong. I've been pushing myself and trying to dive headfirst into being a mum and forgetting about myself as a person. I've noticed I have been quite irrational, argumentative and overly emotional over the last few months but… Continue reading Step 1: Acknowledging the need for help
Despite not really having a story, I'd like to share what little story I do have, the struggles I've overcome and just what help is out there.
As a young mum I somewhat expected to encounter a couple of side glances or comments under the breath but the reality of it really did shock me. I discovered I was pregnant after feeling a bit off for a couple of weeks, did a test on the fluke and lo and behold it was positive; I was nineteen and yes, it was a surprise. However, it surprised me how many people asked me ‘are they a mistake?’ when we announced I was pregnant to people.
Before having Aria, I used to absolutely love being outside. Come rain or sun, wind or snow, I would constantly be out walking, I could walk for miles and it wouldn’t phase me in the slightest. I used to love sitting by a river and listening to the water rush over the rocks, listening to the birds nattering to each other up above and the occasional dog and their companion barking at one another.
So with Easter been and gone, you may have a lot of chocolate left on your hands, so why not try these lush chocolate brownies??
First of all my name is Paige, I'm mum to two insane but beautiful little ladies, Aria and Isla and I'm in desperate need of a nap or three. I've been with my husband Dan for 8 years and married for 3 years; Dan loves cooking and getting on my nerves, so if I post pictures of food, he's probably the one who's made it.