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This Week #24

Don't let yesterday use up too much of today.
Life this Week

It's been another week of feeling 'bleh'. I wrote a post for Monday about how Marianna's traumatic birth has put me off having another baby. I've been dwelling on it a lot lately which I suppose is just another sign of feeling down and depressed. Hopefully next week will see me getting my act together!

Photo of the Week

Anthony and MariannaAnthony and Marianna.

This Week, I 'Ave Been Mostly...

☆ READING: I've been reading - and colouring - Fashion from Head to Toe.

☆ LISTENING: You Can Call Me Al - Paul Simon. I love that song!

☆ WEARING: You can see some of my fashion fails in this week's Friday Frivolity post. :)

☆ EATING: I've been drinking lots of tea this week.

☆ REVIEWING: Anthony reviewed (read: drank) a bottle of Moet & Chandon champagne.

On the Blog

I've been working on my social media this week. I spent an evening 'branding' all my Pinterest boards, and I've been making a big effort with LinkedIn. I've gone from 60-odd connections to over 400, so it must be working!


  1. Sorry to hear that your week has been a bit bleh! I've not read your birth story yet. Your next one might be easier. :) Beautiful photo! X

  2. Hope your feeling more on the up and your quote is lovely, keep saying it yourself! It's a positive reminder of living in the present X #candidcuddles

    1. Thank you - I've tried to keep thinking of it throughout the week! x

  3. Oh I'm sorry to hear you had such a difficult birth! Can you speak to your doctor about your feelings & concerns about having another child? They might be able to devise a birth plan that you would be happy going forward with. I hope you are feeling more positive soon. Wow - well done on linkedin - I'm not on that network yet, do you think it's a good one to join? The quote is perfect - we have to try to move forward each day. Thanks so much for sharing with candid cuddles x

    1. Thank you, hun. I've had a brief talk so far, and they've said I'd be monitored much more closely than I was the first time around.

      I've not really used it all that much yet, but I've heard good things in terms of the opportunities it can generate. Hopefully I'll be better placed to say in a few weeks! x

  4. You sound like a girl with a plan! What are your top tips? I've been struggling to build up, it all takes SO much effort! ;)

    1. With LinkedIn I searched for bloggers and just sent invites to everyone I could just click 'connect' with - I didn't think so many would accept, so I was pleasantly surprised! x

  5. Dont let yesterday use up too much of today - I really love this, and it's something that I need to focus on, so thank you for reminding me :-). Well done in your Pinterest efforts! Still working it out, so I will have to check yours out for tips #candidcuddles

    1. Thank you - it's been really fun making over my Pinterest. x

  6. Any chance you would ever consider adopting? If the pregnancy concerns are the big issue... well, maybe you could skip that part and go straight to baby? I know it's not that simple really, but still thought I'd throw it out there since it seems to be weighing on you! *hugs*

    1. I think possibly in the future - quite a long way in the future though! :)


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