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1 month old

My son is 1 month old today! He’s been smiling like crazy all day, and I can’t wait to play with him and hear him laugh as he gets older. He’s my handsome little Mr. Poopy Butthole. It feels great to love something as much as I love him. Whenever he’s gone for a little while all I want is to see his face again, smell him, and smother him with kisses. You can’t spell smother without mother!

Here he is in all his glory.… Read more

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The birth of Viktor

The birth of my child was a powerful event in my life that I will never forget. I’ve decided to publish this post detailing the 30 hours of events leading up to his birth, and I hope it may be of particular interest to those of you reading this who are expecting your first child.

I woke up at 04:30 on a Thursday morning, feeling like I really had to pee. When I went to the toilet, I started leaking a bit just before I sat down on the toilet seat.… Read more

Progress report: Week 1

The plan is to write at least one post every week, usually every Friday. Sometimes more. These weekly posts will be progress reports on my weight loss, and a description of any milestones I’ve achieved during that week.

In addition to these weekly updates, I will be posting features every now and then.

These will be things like:

  • Big, fat educational posts about weight loss, pregnancy and parenting
  • Worthwhile anecdotes from my life as a parent
  • Original video content

I didn’t write anything last week because I was in the middle of achieving the majorest of all milestones; giving birth to my first child.… Read more