My public secret affair

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Pregnancy is probably the most visible physical experience a woman can go through in her lifetime, yet at the same time the most personal. For some, so personal that the goal is to keep it under wraps for as long as possible. From conception to birth, the details, the ups, the downs, the aches and pains… the less is revealed the better. I am (or I have been) one of those women, to a certain extent. Culturally speaking this is how I’ve been raised and these are the beliefs my mother instilled in me. Where I’m from, pregnancy is as biological as it is spiritual. You’re taught to protect the life that is inside of you by revealing as little as possible about it. You’re told pregnancy is a private matter: the unborn baby is precious, and ‘hidden’ for a reason. And I’ve always embraced this way of thinking.

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What you can expect from me in 2017

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New year, new content. New year, new drive. New year, new habits. New motivation. New workflow, new deadlines. This is more or less what you can expect from me in 2017 – and I’ll try my best to stay committed to this. A lot of people have told me that I’m onto something, with this blog. And I’ve started to realise this. The problem is, I’ve not been as dedicated to it as I would have liked to be, over the past year. It’s completely my fault and I plan to change this. Continue reading

Announcement: I’m on YouTube!

Following on from my previous post, I’m pleased to say my brand new YouTube channel is now live, please click herewatch/like my videos and subscribe! There are already quite a few on there. Lifestyle, food, leisure, home making, vlogs… if you’ve enjoyed my blog so far, my channel is basically the video version of it!

I hope to see you there…

YTc