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6 Weeks Pregnant

How far along? 6 Weeks Total weight gain/measurements: Forgot to measure. Maternity clothes: Nope Stretch Marks: Nope Sleep: Keep felling asleep during the day and sleeping well at night. Best moment this week: Miss anything? Just chocolate again. Anything making you queasy or sick? Not a lot this week. Gender: We don't know yet.  Labour Signs: None.  Symptoms: slightly sore boobs, slighty sicky feeling, horrible taste in my mouth. Belly button in or out? in Wedding ring on or off? On Happy or moody? happy Looking forward to:

7 Weeks Pregnant |

How far along? 7 Weeks Total weight gain/measurements: -4.9lb weight 158.0lb Maternity clothes: Nope Stretch Marks: Nope Sleep: Still very tired in the day. Best moment this week: Telling my Mother in law Miss anything? Anything sweet Anything making you queasy or sick? smells of some foods. Gender: We don't know yet.  Labour Signs: None.  Symptoms: Sore boobs, Nausea, tired Belly button in or out? in Wedding ring on or off? On Happy or moody? a little anxious but happy. Looking forward to: Eating Chocolate again.

5 Weeks Pregnant | Feeling Full

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Not baby, just bloat and mum tum.

How far along? 5 Weeks Total weight gain/measurements: -1.8lb, weight 161.2lb Maternity clothes: Nope Stretch Marks: Nope Sleep: Same as last week, am very tired during the day and usually fall asleep on the sof early. Best moment this week: Finding out that I was expecting even though it was a shock.  Miss anything? chocolate, not fancying it but miss it at the same time. Anything making you queasy or sick? The smell of melting butter on toast Gender: We don't know yet.  Labour Signs: None.  Symptoms: Tender nipples, slight nausea, feeling full, tiredness Belly button in or out? in Wedding ring on or off? On Happy or moody? a little anxious but happy. Looking forward to: my first appointment.
I feel like the last week went so slowly so I am hoping this one is a little better, I have now done my self referal to the maternity department and am waiting on a phonecall from the community midwives. I still can't quite believe that I am pregnant and have no order…

Chocolate Chip Cookes - Recipe

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I think we have found the perfect recipes for chocolate chip cookie, these are so soft and taste amazing. and you can also store dough for another day which we have done. 
This recipe is a simple on and the dough is so easy to make, Lilly managed to pretty much do these with minimal help. The recipe can make up to 30 cookies and bake in just 8-10 minutes.

Recipe:
225g    Plain Flour 150g    Baking Butter, softened (Marge) 80g      Light Brown Sugar 80g      Granulated Sugar 200g    Chocolate Chips 1          Large Egg 2tsp     Vanilla Extract 1/2tps  Bicarbonate of Soda 1/4tsp  Salt
Method: 
1. Preheat the oven to 190oC/Gas mark 5 and line trays with baking paper. 2. Cream together the butter and sugar, then add 1 large egg and the vanilla extract. 3. Sift together the flour, bicarbonate of soda and the salt and add to the wet mix. 4. Add the chocolate chips and mix well. 5. Use a tablespoon to sccop the dough onto your prepared tray and leave space between. 6. Bake for about 8-10 minu…

Pirate Day 2019 - Our World Recore Attempt

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On the 14th of July this year, me and Lilly took part in a World record attempt in our local town. Every year our town celebrates pirate day since getting a World record for the largest gathering of pirates, a huge ammount of 14,231 people dressed as pirates. 
This year our town tried to create the worlds biggest human image of a boat, a pirate ship in our case, sadly our attempt was not successful due to there being a last minuite tide change which meant there was not enough room for everyone.

Even though we didn't get a second World record for our town we still enjoyed the day with family. My Dad made this wonderful boat around his mobility chair which so many people enjoyed. We had sword fights with each other whiilst waiting too. It is very bizzare to see so many people dressed up though and the experience is surreal.

There was lots more than just the attemt happening, there was live music or dancing on a stage at one end of town along with some pirate themed stalls, face pai…