Its naptime in our house, and I know I need to rest. That's my self-care. Being pregnant, and in the third trimester means that rest is important. But, my anxiety tells me other things are more important. Even as I lie down, my mind races, making mental check lists and scheduling things that probably won't… Continue reading My Anxiety Doesn’t Allow Me to Stop
I have a lot to get done today. My to-do list seems to keep growing, and my schedule is a little shifted around today to accommodate for everything. I have places to be, people to meet, and chores to do. Really, its not my typical day. I'm not that important. But, then, life happened. My… Continue reading Momma, You are Where You are Meant to Be
Today I did something that I used to love, something that I haven't put effort into in a few years, especially post-partum. I plugged in my headphones, laced up my shoes, grabbed the dog and went for a run! Okay, it was more walking than running, but it felt good. I mean, running sucked, but… Continue reading More than ‘Just’ a mom
Today, I didn't like my family. Today, I needed a break. Today, I let anxiety win.
We watched a lot of TV today. I mean, probably enough that pediatricians would say something. Was anyone sick? No. Were we snowed in? Unfortunately, no. Today, all I wanted to do, was crawl back into bed and hide under the covers from the world. I was feeling oppressed by the laundry that needed washing… Continue reading Mental Health Day
Hannah is nearing her 1 year old mark, believe it or not, and for the entirety of her life, I have struggled with Postpartum Depression and Anxiety. I've been afraid to share this information with many people ...