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The Diary of a Stressed-Out, Sleep-Deprived Mother: The Isolation Edition Part 3

During lockdown, I have had the unfortunate experience of falling into the “extremely clinically vulnerable” category and have therefore had to shield throughout the Covid-19 pandemic so far. For the first 10 weeks, I was unable to leave my house at all. When I was confined to the house in the early days, I had […]

The Diary of a Stressed-Out, Sleep-Deprived Mother: The Isolation Edition Part 2

In the first Sex and the City movie, Samantha scolds Miranda for not keeping on top of her bikini waxes. Miranda uses the excuse that her marriage is going through a “rough patch” and so she does not have time for “that” (waxing). Samantha then replies “I could be on death row and not have […]

The Diary of a Stressed-Out, Sleep-Deprived Mother: The Isolation Edition

On December 31st 2019, I found myself waiting to see in the new year from a hospital bed. I was absolutely wired on steroids and was, therefore, an insomniac for the majority of my week-long hospital stay. As I watched the new year celebrations being televised live from London, I ate a celebratory chocolate muffin […]