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Coping with Grief, Loss & Disappointment (Reflecting on 2018)

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For a long time, the title of the post was saved in draft as ‘Fuck 2018’. Not very original. But itย pretty much summed up my 2018. Or how I felt through most of it. Every year usually has its fair share of challenges, trials and triumphant moments. But this year took the cake. My morale has experienced an all-time low. Never have I been told ‘no’; had applications declined, requests denied, plans failed, payments rejected…as much as I have this year.

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Living With Eczema: 11 Months Update (Reviewing EVERY Product We’ve Tried So Far)

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A few weeks ago, I excitedly shared a photo of my soon to be 1 year old soon gushingย  about the fact that he was well, soon turning 1! In the post, I casually mentioned several highs and lows we’ve experienced since becoming parents. One of the lows being dealing with his dry skin condition. I was baffled at the response I got in the form of numerous messages from people detailing their own experience and recommending so many helpful things for us to try out. First of all, eczema is one of those things that, until we experienced it, I had no idea how common and STRESSFUL it was. Most babies experience some form of dry skin condition (from mild to moderate to severe) at some point in their childhood. A lot of them tend to outgrow it and get better. Some have to deal with dry skin (psoriasis) …

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OOTD: 5 Months Post-Partum Update (And Why We Need To Ditch This ‘Snapback’ Obsession)

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I was going to do a photoshoot for my birthday (hey 30 ๐Ÿ˜‰ ) with a special look and all that but this has been playing on my mind so I decided to get it out of my system instead.

I’ve gone back to regular outfit of the day and celebrity style posts without really providing any updates or insight into how I’m coping carrying on post-partum. If I’ve made it seem easy and seamless. I apologise. IT IS NOT.ย 

Everybody wants to look their best in public and on social media. Unfortunately, the little snippets of our lives that we put out on Instagram, Snapchat, YouTube, blogs or wherever, those are the bits that most people will put together to form their perception of you. Which usually means the grass looks hella green and your life is just perfection.ย 

I’m basing this on …

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