Category Archives: London

Relaxed Sundays

Just a quick one today. Today was about relaxing for us. This morning we went to a local woods for the first time with Loki. We’ve been there many times with Misty and Gzimo, but this was Loki’s first time. … Continue reading

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Dear Bagel Factory… Part Three…

Last week I got a reply from the Bagel Factory. Turns out the original reply had landed in my spam box thanks to a programme that they use to email people, so the sender kindly resent the email. Here it … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, diet, difficulty, Education, fertility, infertility, London | Tagged , , , | 10 Comments

Dear Bagel Factory…

Today I went to buy lunch at the Bagel Factory in London Waterloo Station. I was greeted by a sign offering 30% discount to pregnant women. You can imagine the reaction this provoked. Here is the email I have sent … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, babies, Complaint, Education, infertility, London, Miscarriage | Tagged , , , , | 7 Comments

National Fertility Awareness Week 2014 – Our Story

This week is National Fertility Awareness Week. As someone who has dealt with infertility (as many have), I think it is so important that people think about and understand infertility a little bit. Understand how upsetting it can be. Stop … Continue reading

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Our Visit to the Alternative Families Show

We were kindly given complimentary tickets to attend the Alternative Parenting Show, which took place yesterday at the lovely Grand Connaught Rooms in Covent Garden, London.

Posted in 2014, babies, baby, child, children, clinics, couple, Donations, donor, donor sperm, donors, fertility, healthy, infertility, insemination, lgbt, London, mother, mothers, mum, mummies, myfitnesspal, pregnancy, pregnant, trying to concieve, two week wait, women | Tagged , , , , | 7 Comments

The Ten Commandments of Trying To Conceive (For Lesbians)

1) Thou Shalt Learn To Like Sperm (ok… tolerate… maybe not like) As lesbians we have nothing sexually to do with the opposite sex, so it’s a little odd when you come to considering having a child – you need … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, 2ww, baby, bfn, bfp, Clear blue fertility monitor, cycle days, difficulty, donor, donor sperm, donors, fertility, fertility friend, gay, happy, healthy, infertility, insemination, lesbian, lesbians, lgbt, London, luteal phase, mother, mothers, mum, mummies, mummy, periods, positive, positive test, pregnant, relationship, safety, Sperm donor, STI, support, survival, symptom, symptom spotting, symptoms, ten commandments | 2 Comments

My BodyUNashamed Post!

I recently signed up to take part in the BodyUNashamed challenge, set up by blogger and journalist Penny Fordham. As part of this challenge I was paired up with another blogger, the point being that I needed to pick three … Continue reading

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Becoming Godparents…

Today Amy and I became Godparents to our friend’s six month old little girl, Ellie Rose. We had a lovely day and I wanted to share some pictures here, but before I do I have things to say!

Posted in 2014, babies, baby, family, gay, Godmother, godparents, London, stigma | Tagged , , | 6 Comments

Why the Judgement?

I figured I would write a blog about something that is really beginning to get to me at the moment – Judgement. How people feel the need to judge others at every opportunity. I know I’m kind of preaching to … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, homophobia, lesbians, London | Tagged | 5 Comments

Just As We Were About To Give Up…

Isn’t it always the way? On Friday I was just about ready to give up opk’ing for the month. I had a good root around in the house and managed to find a grand total of eight OPKs. I figured … Continue reading

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