Pregnancy

The amazing moving placenta & the waiting game

It’s 6am and I’m laid in an unfamiliar hospital bed. You see I went into my local hospital with a sharp lower back pain on and off and a few cramps like period type cramps that Werner really regular.

The pains came on on Wednesday 16th but as they Werner regular and I had an appointment already on the Thursday I just waiting until then. Where they sent me round to the maternity ward to be monitored.

I spoke briefly about about my placenta being low in a previous post. However while I have been monitored and babies have been monitored I have had a few Drs and my consultant unbeknown to me looking at my previous scans and notes.
They decided Friday afternoon that I should have an MRI scan to check the position of the placenta fully. As non of the photos were clear enough.
They are worried Incase it’s attached to organs or my previous section scaring – this could cause major bleeding
So while I had breakfast lunch & dinner at hotel NHS they went off to try and book this.
Unfortunately they came back and being a weekend with several bigger hospitals staff to do the MRI on leave (as I’m not actually in labour or bleeding I’m non emergency) we have to wait until Monday. But because there is a high risk of placenta bleeding if I go into labour I have to stay in.

Well not only stay in but be transferred to a different hospital over an hour from my home & my children where if I do happen to labour or bleed they have more measures in place to cope.
So at 6am I lay here in a bay in a ward by myself. Hubby left at about midnight as he just couldn’t get comfy.

I am laid here on a Saturday morning in the quiet not the normal mummy can I have my I pad. Mummy can I have breakfast at grandmas. Mummy can I watch telly in your bed.
And although family & friends keep saying make the most of it. I can’t help laying here anxious about what’s going to happen Petrified of worst! And laid here missing my big babies and feeling guilty that we chose to have more and now I’m having to be away from them.

Drs will be due after breakfast and I think they are going to tell me that not only do I have to wait for Monday for a scan but when I go for it I will have to got to yet another bigger city hospital for it!

Let’s hope it’s all ok and not attached and I can go home and rest for a week and a bit while I wait for my planned section that I had only just started getting my head around.

Is much rather wake up to these two. Noise or no noise.

Wicked Wednesday

Wicked Wednesday – 2 minute silence??

On Sunday we had M’s first remembrance parade with rainbows. 

The parade went well it was cold but the sun was shining. 

Afterwards there was a church service we all went to. Both J & M were very well behaved. 

However when we went outside for the placing of the poppies and the 2 minutes silence things changed. 

J asked what we were doing after. I had promised to take them for hot chocolate. 

He asked if he could take his iPad. 

When I said no he put up a fight. 

He cried and shouted “I want my IPad” the church bells stopped ringing 11am and everyone around us had bowed heads. 

OMG it’s 2 minutes silence. 


J was still screaming about his IPad. 

I ended up walking him out of the church yard and up the street. 

I was so cross with him! 😦 

We ended up postponing hot Chocolate. 

Why is it they kick off at the worst moments. 

Joining in with Brummy Mummy of 2’s #wickedwednesday 

Blogging, Friends

Liebster Award

Last week when I logged into Instagram I found I had been tagged in a post by The Lovely Mum but Still Me 

She had nominated me for The Liebster Award Tag –

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Basically The idea is to promote new Blogs. You answer a series of questions and then set your own and tag up to 11 other new bloggers to do the same.

I thought but I don’t know that many New blogs! – So i took to Facebook to find some others that would like to be nominated!

Do you know I’m glad I did I’ve now connected with some other bloggers that I probably would have not connected with otherwise.

You see the thing about blogging is the community feel of it – Especially around the parenting blogs – They are like having an extended circle of friends. Others that are going through or have gone through the same things.

Rules

  1. Write a blog post about your nomination, displaying an image of the award.
  2. Thank the person who nominated you and include a link to their blog.
  3. Answer the 11 questions the person who nominated you asked you in his/her blog post.
  4. Nominate 5-11 other starting bloggers who you think deserve this award, and come up with 11 questions of your own for them to answer. I’ve actually got 13 
  5. List these rules in your blog post.

SO first to answer The questions I was sent:

  1. What is the biggest lesson that motherhood taught you so far?  That no matter how prepared you think you are things can and probably will turn out different to what you expected. 
  2. What’s your guilty pleasure? Clean with me video’s on YouTube – I often watch them instead of actually cleaning 😉
  3. When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?  I always wanted to be a graphic designer but then in my final year my mum was ill and It was as if my brain suddenly forgot how to draw.
  4. What makes a great party for you? I love to host so I like to know everyone is having a good time. but ultimately a great group of friends and good food make a good party. 
  5. How do you deal with your fears? I have anxiety so there are many things I fear but my “normal” fear is spiders this is generally dealt with by running away or shouting the hubby.
  6. What does blogging mean to you? I started blogging when I struggled with conceiving and suffered with insomnia It was a bit of an outlet for my emotions and thoughts. A kind of therapy. Now its much more than that Its a community that I love meeting up with other bloggers and connecting on social media.
  7. How would you describe your style? Eclectic – I don’t really have a particular style – Id like to think I’m a little but boho but I also love my jeans & jumpers really anything I feel comfy in!
  8. What can’t you live without? My Iphone – Oh and my husband and kids 
  9. What is your most treasured possession? Did I just mention my Iphone 😉
  10. What do you love the most about yourself? My determination! 
  11. How do you want to grow old? My husband and I often say we want to be that carefree couple walking hand in hand on the beach. To be Honest since losing a few close friends and family all around 90 years young  I keep saying If I get to 90 and are as fit and happy as they were then I’d take that! 

 

It’s now time for me to nominate New blogs from around the interweb!

I thought it was going to be hard finding new bloggers out there but after turning to Facebook here I am with not just 5 or 6 but 13 new bloggers all eagerly  awaiting my questions 🙂

New Blogs for you to check out!

  1. Life Through Rosie’s Len
  2. Flump has two Mummies 
  3. Life Of An Auntie 
  4. Counting to Ten 
  5. Hooked
  6. The Unsung Mum 
  7. Someones mum 
  8. And then she said
  9. You, Me and the 6 C’s
  10. The Mediocre Mum
  11. Living with Jude
  12. Bell and Bear 
  13. Organised Jo 

 

My questions to the above bloggers

  1. What or who inspired you to blog?
  2. Who would you invite to a dinner party?
  3. If you had to give up one what would it be out of Tea, Coffee, Alcohol?
  4. Whats your favorite view?
  5. Who is your inspiration in life?
  6. Whats the best piece of advise you’ve been given?
  7. What is at the top of your bucket list?
  8. Is there anything you would do differently if you could?
  9. Whats the one place you would love to see if money were no object?
  10. What would you do with a lottery win?
  11. How do you relax?

So now its over to you!

Don’t forget to check out the blogs above and leave a comment or two

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Blogging, Planning

AWOL – September Blog Plans

Good Morning everyone,

I have to apologise that the past two weeks I have been Absent from my blog & Youtube channel .

What with this awful virus that I’ve now had two weeks and the kids starting school full-time I have been trying to find my MoJo – Meaning I lost my blogging MoJo for a moment.

I love routine but hate being tied down. I had thought I was going to do a back to school series on my YouTube channel. In the end I only managed 2 videos!

I have however felt better about my morning routine and things the past week in the house have touch wood gone pretty smoothly.image1-1

Now we are into a routine I am “starting work” on my blog & Youtube channel!

From now on I am going to be uploading a post on the 1st of each month detailing blog plans for that month.

So I know it’s a little late but here are my

September plans

Weekly 

Month Plans 

  • Monday 12th – Memories Leak From My Eyes – This post first Appeared on Meet Other Mums 
  • Thursday 15th – Whats in my Bag – Kirstie’s Handmade Fair edition
  • Monday 19th – Mums Day Off – Kirstie’s Handmade Fair
  • Wednesday 21st – Autumn is coming & I’m trying to Hygge
  • Thursday 22nd – Hotel Review – Holiday Inn Kingston
  • Thursday 29th – Blogon MSI
  • Friday 30th – September Review

So there it is  – My September plans for my blog. I may decide to chuck in a couple more depending on workload and my mood so don’t forget to follow me on wordpress bloglovin instagram and facebook to make sure you don’t miss out!

Join me next week for a chat over on my Youtube channel about my plans for that too.

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Brit Mums Live, Channel Mum

BritMums Live 2016 #BML16

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Hi all I’m going to Brit Mums Live!!!

So after starting a YouTube channel in December as a bit of encouragement for my stepson to start making videos I followed up with this blog!

I want to keep growing my channel and blog and meeting other like minded folk who can inspire me or who already have.

I’m so looking forward to the conference but I’m a little nervous

I thought I would join in with the linky on Brit Mums to help anyone else who might n#be feeling nervous and to stalk some other blogs to gather tips about the conference.

So here is a little about me

My name: Nina. 
My blog: Ready For A Cuppa.
Find me on social media at:

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How I look: A little like this …

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Well alot really as this is me In Lanzarote from 2015.
Is this my first blogging event? Yes I’ve never been to any event like this before.
I will be wearing… Hmmm I’m not sure yet depends on the weather i think! – When I decide I will post a pic on Instagram.
What I hope to gain from #BML16: Meet new people, gain some inspiration and ideas from others, get tips on building my blog & YouTube Channel & Have a fun day out.
My tips for a great conference: I have no idea! I’m a little nervous although I’m Taking Mr Ready for a cuppa with me for moral support.

So don’t forget to keep upto date with Brit Mums Live news by checking out the BritMums Live Hash-tag on social media. #BML16

See you there!

Nina x

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