When Mommy Still Hasn’t Come Up For Air

***This is a very real and raw glimpse into the mind of someone who has gone through PPD or postpartum anxiety. This post is not encouraging, uplifting or inspiring. I didn't write it for anyone, I wrote it as a way to start to process what I've been through over the last year and get… Continue reading When Mommy Still Hasn’t Come Up For Air

The 9 Months After

It’s February. There’s a chill in the air like no other. A kidney stone, a five-day hospital stay, and a traumatic birth bring her into the world two weeks early. I fall back onto the bed, surely dying, but then they hand me a wailing newborn. She’s orange with jaundice - tiny and helpless, screaming.… Continue reading The 9 Months After

My Postpartum Depression Story & Real Hope For New Moms

Every new parent will tell you that the newborn days are a blur, and it's true. You lose track of what day it is, what time it is, and whether it's day or night. You're up around the clock, so your entire rhythm is thrown completely out of whack. You're exhausted, overwhelmed, and all you… Continue reading My Postpartum Depression Story & Real Hope For New Moms