Category: Health


28 Week Pregnancy Update

28 Weeks Pregnant

We are officially (by everyone’s count) in the third trimester!! One of my apps says it was last week, but the overall consensus is that 28 weeks pregnant is the magic number. I’m starting to get more organised, buying the few things that I don’t have anymore and just overall trying to get totally ready. I …


27 Week Pregnancy Update

27 Weeks PRegnant

I’m 27 weeks pregnant and feeling quite a bit better than I did last week for sure. Things have started settling a bit and it’s looking like money isn’t going to be quite so tight. This is all a big weight off of my shoulders. Baby is moving around more than ever, I’m trying not …

Beauty, Health, Lifestyle, Skincare

The Science Behind SPF

The Science Behind SPF

Since summer is pretty much here, I wanted to talk a little bit about sunscreen. We all know that we should be wearing it, and we know that it protects us from getting sunburned. How does it really work though? Is the idea that more SPF is better, really the right idea, or are you …

Depression, Health, Mental Health, Pregnancy

Dealing with Feeling Down

Antepartum Depression

In my last pregnancy update, I talked about how I was feeling pretty down. I’m tired and feel a bit underappreciated, and everything as just started to really get to me. Even with my medication, things are tough for me right now. The thing is, not many people talk about antepartum depression. There’s this idea …


26 Week Pregnancy Update

26 Weeks Pregnant

June is here and I’m 26 weeks pregnant now. I’ve been feeling a bit more tired this past week, but overall my stress levels aren’t as bad as they have been. I guess that means that things are going better. I have so many appointments coming up it’s crazy, but I’m almost at the point …


25 Week Pregnancy Update

25 Weeks Pregnant

I can’t remember if it’s at 25 weeks pregnant exactly, but we have reached the point of “viability”! While I am in no way concerned about preterm labour at this point, it is something that will start to concern me in the near future. In case you didn’t know, my first son was born at …

Kriss, Mental Health

June Goal Setting

June Goal Setting

So… May… I don’t think I’ve done too well, again. I feel as though overall I have just been lacking in energy and motivation. We’ve been having some difficult stuff going on over the last month, so I think that’s taken a toll on my ability to get things done. So I didn’t set a …


24 Week Pregnancy Update

24 Weeks Pregnant

24 weeks pregnant and we’re having a… BOY! We already have a little boy at home, and he had decided that he was having a baby sister, so he’s still a bit confused. I’m not going to lie, I wanted a little girl this time around, too. Still, we are more than happy to know …


23 Week Pregnancy Update

23 weeks pregnant

23 weeks pregnant! Suddenly everything feels like it’s slowing down. I think because I’ve been waiting for so long to find out what we’re having, and I still don’t know yet! We have our 23-week appointment tomorrow, I’m so excited! How far along? 23 weeks 1 day How big is Baby?  30 cm / 500 …