Mr and Mrs Fisher’s Wedding Day
Deeping St James Church – Golden Pheasant, Etton
Lincolnshire wedding photographer
Slice of Life Photography, Lincolnshire wedding Photographer, had the privilege of capturing Mr and Mrs Fisher’s special day.
I don’t really know where to begin with describing Amy and Jake’s wedding Day. It was magical on so many levels that is seems impossible to put it all into words, hopefully their wedding photography captures the magic perfectly.
Amy and Jake are school sweethearts and just perfect for each other in every way imaginable. Their wedding was fun, relaxed and so full of love that it captured the essence of them, their families, their friends and their relationship perfectly.
The wedding day started in one of my favourite Churches, The Priory in Deeping St James, followed by a fantastic reception at The Golden Pheasant in Etton. The Bride was accompanied by 5 beautiful Bridesmaids and 1 flowergirl, the lovely couples beautiful daughter, Hettie and well I lost count of the number of Groomsman that assisted Jake. The church was full to bursting with wonderful friends and family that had joined the couple to watch them exchange vows and celebrate their day.
We were able to take advantage of the lovely gardens at the church to capture the formal group wedding photography and some relaxed couple portraits of the bride and groom before heading over to the reception to join the guests for the celebrations.
The Golden Pheasant put on a fantastic BBQ reception and Amy and Jake did an amazing job of decking out the marquee with hale bales to create a relaxed country feel with plenty of room for everyone to gather round for the fantastic speeches. I can honestly say that the Father of the Bride’s Speech is up there in my top 3 favourites I’ve had the honour of listening too and the bridesmaid’s Poem was very moving. The formalities were rounded off with the first Dance and the amazing song written by the Band, Idle Empire, about Hettie. The Love and happiness throughout the day was clear for all to see.
Thank you Mr and Mrs Fisher for choosing me to capture your Day, Here is your story.
I decided to pretend that I was okay and happy. I thought that if I pretend everything is okay that I will then believe it and everything will be fine. I told close friends and family of the news and they were all happy for me. It is nice knowing I had other people around to help support me.
After speaking to my midwife, she recommended I speak to my doctor about how I felt mentally. He then recommended I contact a couple of companies for counselling. I have now had a couple of sessions of 1 to 1 counselling to help me talk about my worries. It helps being able to speak to someone who doesn’t know me and won’t judge me for how I feel. Everyone is different and have their own ways of dealing with things but for me, I find counselling helpful.
When it came to my 20 week scan, I wasn’t half as nervous as I was before. I was more nervous about finding out the sex this time. My partner and I told the sonographer we would like to know the sex in which; after a few moments of her checking a few things, she confirmed we will be having a baby boy.
We are both so excited and starting to get ready for little man’s arrival. We have been thinking of names and also looking at cots, prams etc. I feel I can now focus on the good things and not have to worry that something will go wrong. I don’t want to let my paranoia get the better of me, I want to enjoy the pregnancy and make the most of it.
As I hit 31 weeks, I started to get itchy hands and feet. I discussed this with my doctor and midwife in which, after a few blood tests they have confirmed I have obstetric cholestasis. I am now having to have blood tests every week and have my baby monitored for his heart beat and movement. At first I was worried but; I have got my head around this and thought I am not the only woman to get this. They have prescribed me with cream and allergy tablets to help with the itchiness. Even though this meant that I will not be able to get my water birth I hoped for as I am now consultant led, I know that I will be looked after in the hospital and I can get through anything with my partner.
I certainly feel ready to meet my little boy as the tiredness and aching back/neck kicks in. I only have a couple more weeks at work and then my maternity leave starts – I can’t wait! I still need to pack my hospital bag but I will get around to this soon! The nursery still needs to be decorated but, as he will be sleeping with us for the first 6 months, we are not rushing to get this done.
Having my partner and my parents with me through this journey has made it easier for me. I still get paranoid but, with the support of everyone I know I can get through this. Besides, having up and down days are the joys of our hormones in pregnancy! Bring on the labour ☺
Thank you to Sophie for sharing her pregnancy journey.
Sophie used Insight Healthcare to access counselling which is free to use with NHS - https://www.insighthealthcare.org/our-services/talking-therapies/types-of-therapies/counselling/
Sophie has since sent me a message to let me know there little man, Rowan arrived safely on 8th October. Isn't he just beautiflul.
Slice of Life Photography
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