Things We Can’t Say Out Loud About Postpartum Depression


Mental Health

I read an article sometime ago about a woman who was suffering greatly from postpartum depression. After a few months of experiencing angry fits, she finally decided to speak with her obstetrician. I was shocked when I read her story: I had an OB appointment yesterday, my first since giving birth 4 months ago (because they […]

May 6, 2018

I Took Myself to a Mental Hospital and it Saved My Life


Mental Health

(I am not a medical professional. The following information is based on true personal events. You can find my disclaimer policy here.) TRIGGER WARNING: Depression, rape, incest. I’ve struggled with mental illness all of my life, at least for as long as I can remember, in some form. Depression seemed to always be at the […]

April 28, 2018

5 Ways to Overcome Baby Blues


Mental Health, Parenting & Family

(This post may contain affiliate links. You can find my disclosure policy here!) When I brought my daughter home, I was on that birth high. Sleep had been non-existent in 72 hours, but it didn’t really matter. I had the most perfect baby and I was so certain that I had managed to escape the clutches […]

April 20, 2018