Why I am terrified of IVF working.

When you start going through IVF, all you want is for it to end with a healthy pregnancy and a child. You long for the injections to end, the fertilisation to be a success, for the embryos to make it to transfer and for them to survive in your uterus long enough to survive to […]

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Nutribuddy Breakfast Shake: A 14 Day Review!

Breakfast, the most important meal of the day, is a meal I really struggle to keep on top of. How hard can it be? You wake up, you make it, you eat it – right? Working around the clock shifts means my eating pattern is hugely up in the air, eating breakfast at 2pm and […]

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Changing your perception of your infertility: The Law of Attraction and Fertility

When you first start trying to conceive, you think it will be as easy as ABC. You’ve stopped using contraception, you’re following all the rules, you expect to fall pregnant almost immediately… right? From your very first sex education lesson you’re taught to always use contraception or you’ll get pregnant. The ovulation window and all […]

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A letter to my infertile self

Dear Amber, I’m writing this from 2019, at a point in this journey where you are learning to accept the fact you are infertile. Kind of. The last 4, nearly 5, years have been hard work, but you’re finally coming out the other side. You’re still without child, but you are married to a man […]

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The NHS IVF postcode lottery: my story.

I don’t know where to start. I have deleted my opening line 8 times before deciding I will just write. I am infertile. When you decide to start trying for a baby, you expect to be pregnant within a few months. You hear stories of women, or men, who cannot conceive and you think it […]

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A petite girls guide to dressing!

Other than simply looking in the ‘petite’ range when shopping, it’s hard to know how to dress when you’re short! Being 5’3 and under is both a blessing and a curse all at the same time. You have the ability to blend into the background in situations you don’t want to be in, you can […]

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Weekend Update!

In a job with hours around the clock, it’s rare I have a full weekend off. This weekend I took full advantage of the Thursday – Sunday breather and I certainly made the most of it! Shift work means my husband and I rarely get evenings together where we can be fancy, so on Friday […]

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2019 Summer Trends to Die For!

The sun might not be with us but the heat certainly is! With a new season comes new fashion trends and 2019 has not disappointed. I’m still holding hope for a repeat of 2018’s summer solstice, so here are my top 5 2019 summer trends that I just can’t get enough of! You can shop […]

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