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Even the mere idea of writing this makes my stomach clench in knots for fear that this will affirm my wrongful belief that "I'm a bad mommy." But here I am, taking a deep breath, readying myself to confess the battle I'm fighting. Most people have heard of PPD and awareness is rising but not … Continue reading I struggle with discussing my post partum depression.
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.
Being ill doesn't equate being a burden.
Beauty is the garden inside of you begging to blossom, but choked out by the weeds negativity plants. Weed out your garden, and you'll flourish.
Enjoying time together is crucial.
Tips that apply to any chronic illness challenges
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.
Helping yourself by asking for help.