• Christmas a year on….

    It’s funny how Christmas changes as you grow up…. when I was a kid I would have been in bed by now, trying desperately to go to sleep, as I knew Santa wouldn’t visit until I was fast asleep. As I am the youngest of four, there wasn’t anyone else to keep the magic going once I stopped believing, so for a few years’ Christmas lost its sparkle, instead, it became an excuse to add dates to my social calendar and then take time out to relax at home with my family. Things changed in our family when my sister had her first child almost 21 years ago.  Since then I’ve…

  • Mind, Body and Eggs!

    I’ve been reading a lot recently about health and fitness and as I’m a keen runner I started to think about how fitness has impacted my life, particularly throughout my egg freezing journey, but also more generally on the affect it has day to day. Valerie Landis from Eggsperience speaks about the influencing factors on your potential fertility in this article  www.eggsperience.com/things-that-hinder-your-fertility/. All of which I now have total respect for, but I also think it’s worth mentioning how fitness can help manage your mental health through difficult emotional times. I touched on this very briefly in my post about the side effects of the hormone medication, but I think it’s…