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Cruelty Free & Minimal Skincare and Beauty Routine

I thought I'd do something a little different for a change and talk about my routine for face, bod and all that sort of stuff. I just realised that this is going to be a little boring if you're into make-up and fancy hair and skin products, but if you're into minimal bits, doing things on the … Continue reading Cruelty Free & Minimal Skincare and Beauty Routine

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Trimester One Complete: All Of The Bread, None Of The Vomit

Okay so as of 3 weeks ago I am officially into the second trimester of pregnancy, meaning I'm already one third of the way through and time is going really fast. Thanks to whoever was watching over me, I didn't get any vommy morning sickness and nausea wasn't debilitating or all the time but my appetite disappeared, … Continue reading Trimester One Complete: All Of The Bread, None Of The Vomit

The 11 Weeks Scan and a Minor Complication

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After much anticipation and growing but still no vomit, we've arrived at the end of trimester one and had the second scan yesterday to check in on the peanut and make sure everything is going well. First of all, the peanut is no longer a peanut. It's a non-prawn looking and beautiful human with fingers, … Continue reading The 11 Weeks Scan and a Minor Complication

Departure From The Heartland & Return To The Homeland (Just In Time For Christmas)

After weeks of flitting between happy and sad feels about returning to New Zealand, the day finally arrived and I had to pack my things and say 'see you later' to my love, my second family and Sri Lanka. The week before leaving was glorious. Nimantha took a few days off from work to look … Continue reading Departure From The Heartland & Return To The Homeland (Just In Time For Christmas)

Cerv Hoops, Blood Loss and a Legless Afternoon

Okay, so thanks to a fully functioning cervix (kidding, check my previous blog about the aftermath of a cone biopsy a few years ago), I had a surgery to sew shut the gate keeper and secure the baby in there for the next 200(ish) days. The procedure is called a 'Cerclage' which means Hoop in … Continue reading Cerv Hoops, Blood Loss and a Legless Afternoon