Catherine Spencer

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Heroics

Valentine’s day is like chocolate or wine. When you know you can’t quite reach it you want it more. During my secondary school years, my school, which was an all-girls school (state school before any of you make any assumptions) would partner in a money-making enterprise with the nearby boy’s school. We could buy roses [...]

By |2019-02-14T18:07:55+00:00February 14th, 2019|Catherine Spencer, Inspiring Women|0 Comments

Definition of insanity

Baby Bear is now twenty-four weeks old and apparently about a foot long. A foot long already? And I still have another 16 weeks to go. How big is this thing going to get? How does it fit? I don’t really want my belly to get any bigger – well maybe just a little bit [...]

By |2019-02-14T18:13:07+00:00February 1st, 2019|Catherine Spencer, Inspiring Women|0 Comments

Swimming through Treacle

So, I only went and did it! I, Catherine, went swimming. I went to my local leisure centre, I put a swimming costume on and I actually paid my own money to get in a very large tank of water and swim. I was anxious but with the support of my friend it was actually [...]

By |2019-01-10T18:17:54+00:00January 10th, 2019|Catherine Spencer, Inspiring Women|0 Comments

New Years Revolution

On 4th January 2016 I posted a blog on Inspiring Women, I listed my New Years Resolutions. Today, two years on it is the first time I have looked back on them. Such is the ineffectiveness of New Year’s Resolutions for the majority of us who chose to make them. I listed 8 resolutions [...]

By |2019-01-25T14:05:31+00:00January 3rd, 2019|Catherine Spencer, Inspiring Women, News|0 Comments

Baby Bear and Jeff

Depending on which of the multitude of baby websites you wish to read Baby Bear, at 17 weeks, is now about as big as a Turnip or Pomegranate or Avocado. I guess the lesson is that every growing baby is different, as is every mum to be, as is every piece of fruit or vegetable. [...]

By |2018-12-14T12:11:01+00:00December 14th, 2018|Catherine Spencer, Inspiring Women|0 Comments

Baby Bear and Jeff

So, Baby Bear’s heartbeat sounds like a fast-moving train! We listened to this during our midwife visit this week. J was smiling, I was smiling. I was smiling because J was smiling, he says he was smiling because I was smiling. So, which one of us smiled first? And was it because there were actually [...]

By |2018-12-08T09:27:20+00:00December 8th, 2018|Catherine Spencer, Inspiring Women|0 Comments

Thursday, my new Monday 2

So, we reach week 2 in my weekly blog world and week 14 of my pregnant world. In an ode to Bridget Jones my week in numbers are as follows: Alcohol units: 0.0001 Calories: 0 – they don’t count in pregnancy surely? Number of slices of bread eaten: Approx. 77 Number of times I have [...]

By |2018-11-22T18:28:59+00:00November 22nd, 2018|Catherine Spencer, Inspiring Women|0 Comments