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Angela F

I found about huntington's being in my family over ten years ago, and am currently watching my mum's progression. I am hoping to use the blog to explore the situation, and explore how her illness and her subsequent behaviour can be handled so that it doesn't destroy me or the other relationships... Full Bio
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Do your pelvic floor exercises (yes you!) - part 2 by Angela F Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics There's an absolutely brilliant article and thread about incontinence on mumsnet (see here ). You can spot my comments on it (posted as AngelaOctopus). After a couple of ... Read on »
Do your pelvic floor exercises (yes you!) by Angela F Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics We moved house a year ago (urgh! never again!). We moved house, jobs, counties, everything... From one end of the country to the other to be closer to family. A better lif ... Read on »
Delivery methods for those at risk of Huntingtons by Angela F Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics 2.5 years ago, our gorgeous lit up our world when he arrived into our lives. But it wasn't the smoothest entry into the world for any of us. I have written about his birth b ... Read on »
Whirlwind by Angela F Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics I am guilty again of being rubbish and not logging back in/updating anything for ages. I was going to write a post about where things were at, but I have just read my last p ... Read on »
18 months (ish) post DS by Angela F Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics I know I am rubbish at updating the blog these days, and for that I apologise. It's a mixture of life now being incredibly hectic (balancing work, DS and normal life) but al ... Read on »
DS, you are my sunshine. Mr F, you are my world by Angela F Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Quite shockingly, I haven't really written much for ages and barely anything about DS... *GUSH ALERT* He is gorgeous. I'll tell you now there's no baby as gorgeous as ours ... Read on »
Back to the HD grindstone by Angela F Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics I had my HD check-up today. DS firmly ensconced in nursery whilst Mr F and I scooted across the motorway to be poked and prodded, questioned and prodded again. It's funny ho ... Read on »
My dad by Angela F Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics I love my dad. I always will. There's a hole in my heart where he used to be. Some days, you paper over the crack and you barely notice it. Some days, you don't. Some days, ... Read on »
Out of the loop by Angela F Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Ah, I have been totally rubbish these last few months on updating the blog and answering emails. Humungous apologies! Two reasons for this. First as you would expect... Ou ... Read on »
DS - three month update by Angela F Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Our little man is well and truly a part of our lives now. I barely believe I was actually pregnant or even that there was life before he arrived. He has completed our famil ... Read on »
DS by Angela F Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Our little man shortly after he was born. So very gorgeous. Read on »
Updates and random thoughts... by Angela F Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics So everything's going well. DS is going from strength to strength, putting on weight and changing all the time. He's absolutely gorgeous, and melts everyone's hearts. Mr F ... Read on »
At home with our son by Angela F Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Fantastically, we're home and out of hospital. It is the loveliest thing in the world, being at home together, waking up at home together, watching your son sleep on your h ... Read on »
Woohoo! Our new arrival... by Angela F Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Our little boy arrived at the weekend. He is truly gorgeous and absolutely perfect. He weighed 6 13 and has the biggest mass of hair you've ever seen. The delivery itself w ... Read on »
Baby engaged by Angela F Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Had a midwife appointment this afternoon - with our new midwife : ) Embie is now head down, fully engaged, and facing the right way. I'm guessing labour could probably ... Read on »
New friends, old history by Angela F Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics We've met some really lovely people through our NCT antenatal classes, and I am really looking forward to getting to know them better and spending time with them whilst we ... Read on »
Mat leave - day 2 by Angela F Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics So far quite odd. Been doing some cooking, cleaning and ironing. Been online a fair bit to make sure I sit down every so often. Really pleased we did those antenatal cl ... Read on »
Nearly a lady of leisure by Angela F Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics I finish work today - eek! I am a little bit scared (it's been so long since I haven't been in 'work'). But it's definitely time to leave. I've tidied up projects as muc ... Read on »
Dare I say it? I think we're ready by Angela F Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics Well as ready as we're ever going to be! 37 weeks and... Nursery, done. Spare bedroom (for the multitude of guests), done. Baby stuff, done and bought (pretty much). Ant ... Read on »
Bye bye crazy midwife by Angela F Posted in: Blog Posts in Genetics So we were useless, I didn't manage to call anyone about our crazy midwife before our next midwife appointment. But it was ok because we knew that our next midwife was not ... Read on »