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New Chapter, New Stories

 Life has taken a turn for some really exciting stuff! I’m now thriving at thirty, happily married, and a full fledged Londoner. As an expat, I am eating new and amazing food, going to exciting new places, meeting inspiring new friends, and making new milestones… all while taking pride in my Filipino roots.

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16th September 2018 7:13 pm

What I learned about travelling pregnant

There are different challenges to travelling pregnant. From knowing when you’re fit to fly to how to cope in long flights, read on! Life update: So here’s some big news! I’ve kept this for a while from everyone, but here it goes – I’m pregnant! 25 weeks in now, so I’m halfway through and getting nice and round. My husband and I agreed to keep it to ourselves and only tell our closest and dearest until the 20-week scan like most British partners Travelling. View this post on Instagram Oh heyyy! There's definitely no hiding this anymore. lol. 😂 #22weeks #babyonboard #mumtobe A post shared by Abbi Stolagiewicz (@abbistoli) on Aug 30, 2018 at 2:07pm PDT At 23 weeks, I packed a couple of bags and flew out to the Philippines for a one week holiday in Manila by myself, hoping to get one last visit in to see my loved ones in my other home pre-motherhood and sans baby. Now flying back from my short trip, I am very happy that I did it. A few days of

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