My Postpartum Anxiety: Part 1

You silently take note of what needs to be done: empty dishwasher, reload it with dirty dishes, and then sweep the floor. Three things. Not hard. The baby starts fussing. Just fussing. So you tell him he is okay and he needs to wait a moment while you put some glasses back in the cabinet. … Read on…

My Postpartum Mentality and the Happy Pill

I’ve had people ask me how I’ve felt emotionally since having L. Compared to how I felt with G, I feel really great! But, I also decided to start Zoloft as soon as I could after giving birth (which was 2 days postpartum). Am I constantly crying and feeling resentful like I did in those first … Read on…

Climb Out of the Darkness 2014

I feel there is an elephant lurking around here, and that elephant is my postpartum mental health. There are days I want to write about it and there are days I don’t. I will. I need to and I feel I owe it to this blog to write about how things are in that area … Read on…