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.
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Due to the recent diagnosis of Rheumatic Fever and perhaps some other autoimmune disease, all while being on bed rest, I have felt isolated and as if I haven't been living up to my potential. I've been stuck home, have lost friends due to chronic illness, and thought maybe my life would forever lack excitement. … Continue reading Finding adventure with limiting circumstances.
Yesterday I posted about things I try to do to pull myself out of a rut. Sometimes, even with our best efforts, we just need to be sad. Today is a "sad day" and I think I am overdue for this. When you struggle with depression such as myself, you tend to put everyone else … Continue reading Yesterday’s optimism vs today’s depression.
Sometimes smiling is a pain, and that's okay. When you're ready to get out of the rut you're in, here' some fun tips.