Let’s Talk About Maternal Mental Health Did you know that one out seven families are impacted by Pregnant and Postpartum Mood and Anxiety Disorders? Simmer on that. Do you know SEVEN families? Then you know someone that has been affected. But, how come no one is talking? Woman are made to feel inadequate if they […]
I’m in this suffocating bubble known as depression and anxiety. The bubble increases with room to live. During that time, I throw myself into conversations, interactions, and fellowship. I’m eager to get up and go. Then the bubble shrivels up, taking the life force out of me. When I can’t function or breathe, I forget […]
I remember the exact moment that I decided I wanted to become a mom. My then boyfriend – now husband, and I were laying in bed. I rolled over to my side, taking away the comforter from my mouth so that I could talk to him. “I want to try to have a baby.” I […]
My head is pounding. My neck is stiff. And, my eyes are cursing at me, wondering why I am on the computer. But here I am. I haven’t written in months (cue the record player to repeat). I feel as though I am accomplishing nothing within my life. So, I figured if I wrote then […]
Head on over to The Mighty to read a honesty and raw portrayal of how it can feel like to be a mom with depression with The Inner Dialogue of a Mom With Depression.
Suicide. The end that offers rest from the mind that will not let go of pain and sorrow. The end that removes all demons that whisper all the failures. The end that opens the cage of darkness. The end that silences the voices of the past. The end of you. Suicide. It approaches like a […]