Tag Archives: postpartum anxiety


On Fear And Learning To Fly- Israel Trip, Part 3

When I got the email from Vibe Israel, asking me to to apply for a weeklong trip to a foreign country I’d only ever associated withView full post »


Stay Afloat. Get. To. Shore.

You know how I know that postpartum anxiety is very REAL for me? Because when I’m not drowning in it, I look at my previous self fromView full post »


This Rope Woven From Hope Is For You, Momma

The lowest, rock-bottom point in my postpartum anxiety battle was a quiet afternoon, as I rocked my then 9 month old daughter in her darkView full post »


We’ve Still Got A Lot Of Fight Left- For My Fellow Warrior Moms

It’s June. It’s almost halfway through June! And I feel terrible that I’m just now writing about this, organizing, this,View full post »


My Newfound Ability To Start

There have been plenty of days when I’ve fantasized of a time that I could write a blog post telling you all how I finally felt likeView full post »


Am I Psychic? On Wanting To Predict The New Year (And Anxiety, Of Course)

In the fall of 2013, when Lowell was 8 weeks old, I had a moment that made me wonder if I’m actually some kind of psychic. I’mView full post »


I Want To Be Strong- On Body Image After Anxiety

Fighting to get stronger, mentally and physically, and silencing that voice in my head that longs for a skinny, ill body.View full post »


I Regret Not Sleep Training My Baby

I regret letting my anxiety and the fear of judgement from others stop me from sleep training my baby.View full post »


On My Worst Days, On My Best Days

I honestly think I could count on one, maybe two hands the number of times I’ve taken all three kids somewhere by myself (outside ofView full post »


Help Me Raise Money For Postpartum Progress, Win Cool Stuff From Joovy

I have a confession to make. When I first started blogging, started really getting to know the sphere of parenting bloggers, and got toView full post »


For Me, I Guess It’s Always A Matter Of Time- Postpartum Anxiety

2 pills. Lexapro this time, not Zoloft. The anxiety is back, and I’m dealing with it. I have the gift of experience behind me now.View full post »


What A Dad Conference Taught Me About Joy & Anxiety

So I did this thing last weekend where I went to a blog conference all about dads. It’s called Dad 2.0, and I’ve been fortunateView full post »


In Austin? You’re Invited to the Pregnancy & Postpartum Health Alliance of Texas Wine Social

It’s been almost exactly a year since I broke down and got help for what turned out to be postpartum anxiety. This time last year, IView full post »


Because She Helped Me See This Was Something I Could Beat #PostpartumAnxiety

I’m not a very religious person, but I believe in God, and I believe in God putting people in my life at times I need themView full post »


The Anxious Inconvenience

Next year I won’t have him all to myself, except on the weekends and the holidays on a public school calendar. It’s a fact thatView full post »



Sometimes I shudder when I recall how completely paralyzed I was by anxiety. How it ruled the way I mothered… how it threatened toView full post »


Do I Make You Nervous?

I find when I’m out with Kendall and he’s playing with other kids his age, I always seem to be the mom who’s jumpy.View full post »


Sleep: Not Just For The Selfish

No one looks back on their life and remembers the nights they had plenty of sleep. – unknown BULLSHIT. If I were on my deathbedView full post »


This Much I Know- On Anxiety And Organization (and also a giveaway)

Something has changed in the last month. Well, lots of somethings, actually. The sun is shining, it’s warm, the house is full ofView full post »


What I Want From 31

I turned 31 yesterday. Wow. That’s very strange to type. I’m THIRTY plus ONE. Really? Because I swear I just turned 22, and IView full post »


Watch Me Break Mommy Blogger Commandment #1

Thou Shalt Not Write About Letting Babies Cry Oh yeah, I’m going there. You know, for as much as I like to tell readers thatView full post »


I Knew I Needed Help When… #PostpartumAnxiety

I’ve had some time since I last told you all about my postpartum anxiety diagnosis. I’ve been on medication (Zoloft, for thoseView full post »


My Picture of Postpartum Anxiety: Before

First, I want to thank all of you who have been beyond supportive since I told you all about my postpartum anxiety diagnosis last week. YouView full post »


Acceptance: Postpartum Anxiety and Me

This is normal… I told myself. All mothers worry… I convinced myself. I’ll get through this… I thought. I’mView full post »


Strong Start Day- Supporting Postpartum Progress

“Only 15% of all women with perinatal mood and anxiety disorders ever receive professional treatment. This means that each yearView full post »