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.
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.
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.
Your depression may be telling you something.
The phrase that makes us question our sanity.
Why I'm grateful to people in the medical field.
Here I am at 4:14 am, still awake due to flare. My joints are red and hot to touch. My muscles ache as if I've run a marathon. I have a migraine and no amount of Tums are helping my nausea. Chronic illness sucks. Let's just be honest. Everyone wants us to blither on about … Continue reading When you can’t sleep from pain.
Why hard days are okay and how to get through them.