“Pass me the kale and gravy” – First Trimester

“Pass me the kale and gravy” – First Trimester

It felt like I spent most of my first trimester harbouring this secret that felt like it lasted 112 weeks not 12 weeks, especially as we decided to keep the pregnancy to ourselves as much as possible after we found out at around 5 weeks. We only told our parents and some of our closet [...]

Starting 2020 Seeing Double

Starting 2020 Seeing Double

Have you ever had one of those life changing moments that come out of no where? It happened to me the morning of NYE 2019 when I was lazying on the sofa watching Tipping Point googling cocktail recipes when a sudden thought randomly popped into my head...... when am I due on my period? A [...]

Nearly 30 And Not Feeling Broody… But That’s Okay

Nearly 30 And Not Feeling Broody… But That’s Okay

As I switch between Facebook and Instagram I'm faced with announcements of pregnancies, safe arrivals of newborns and daily reminders of their cute faces filling my newsfeed. Don't get me wrong, I hit like at every one of those adorable faces I see. But that's where it ends. I don't feel broody, I don't start [...]

Why I really, really didn’t like the contraceptive implant….

Why I really, really didn’t like the contraceptive implant….

I wanted to talk about the contraceptive implant and how I really, really didn't like it. Firstly, I have to say that we are all individual and obviously our bodies work differently*- but some may identify with what I am about to talk about and why I now feel in a very good place when it comes [...]

Book Review: Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher

Book Review: Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher

Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher My rating: 3 of 5 stars ★ ★ ★ The cover of this book has haunted me for years but I didn't read it until yesterday. When I first started, it seemed so familiar, like I had read it before. But I hadn't. I must have read the blurb [...]

I Hate Being Late

I Hate Being Late

10 statements you will identify with if you hate being late! All of my family, friends and now co-workers are now used to how early I am. To everything. And I mean everything. Some people like it, some people depend on it - whilst others find it slightly frustrating. It's not the fact that I [...]

Running With Anaemia

Running With Anaemia

Okay so what is iron deficiency anaemia? Quite simply, iron deficiency anaemia (anemia - US spelling) is a condition where a lack of iron in the body leads to a reduction in the number of red blood cells. According to http://www.runnersworld.com iron deficiency anaemia is one of the most common nutritional deficiencies among female athletes. They [...]

Magnificent Malaysia

Magnificent Malaysia

Originally posted on the Saga Magazine by me! Magnificent MalaysiaNew content executive, Joanne, tells us why her experience in Malaysia was simply magnificent! As I stretched out my achy legs after a thirteen hour flight, I felt the need to pinch myself, just to make sure I wasn’t dreaming. Had I really just landed in Malaysia? If [...]