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
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.
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 ...