Having my beautiful daughter Alice was the best thing to have happened to me. When she stares up at me with her deep blue eyes, care free and untainted by the world, I melt like a marshmallow over a campfire. However, a hard realization struck me; depression does not discriminate. It does not care that … Continue reading What I’ve learned about depression as a new mom.
Because it's vital, that's why.
Being ill doesn't equate being a burden.
If you're grieving your old life, don't forget to have fun in your new circumstances.
Enjoying time together is crucial.
Your depression may be telling you something.
Separating yourself from toxicity isn't easy,
I'm feeling feisty today. In all seriousness though I've been so cruel to my poor body. Recently I bought shapewear due to the increased hatred of my body. My chronic illnesses have lead to weight gain and as a person recovering from anorexia I have found this difficult. So my friend and I put our minds … Continue reading Embrace your body you beautiful bitches.
Recently I met with my new rheumatologist. I was filled with anxiety and dread, praying I'd for once be taken seriously. Fortunately he was kind and informative. I felt relieved by his demeanor. Professional yet warm. However when I received my diagnosis I was not met with the relief I expected an answer to provide. … Continue reading Coming to terms with a new diagnosis.
It's okay to love your body no matter what your clothing size tells you.