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


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