Tag Archives: postpartum anxiety
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 letting my anxiety and the fear of judgement from others stop me from sleep training my baby.View full post »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
No one looks back on their life and remembers the nights they had plenty of sleep. – unknown
If I were on my deathbedView full post »
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 »
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 »
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’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 »
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 »
This is normal…
I told myself.
All mothers worry…
I convinced myself.
I’ll get through this…
I’mView full post »
“Only 15% of all women with perinatal mood and anxiety disorders ever receive professional treatment. This means that each yearView full post »