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 firstRead more

Gun Violence: Stop Praying Start Doing

So, there’s been another mass shooting. Chances are you’re trying to make sense of it. You’ve read numerous posts asking “Why?” and “How.” And more than likely, you’ve seen a lot of people sending their thoughts and prayers. But those haven’t been working, have they? You’re asking your representatives to DO something because clearly somethingRead more

Surviving Postpartum Psychosis: Michelle’s Story

Postpartum Psychosis is rare compared to the rates of postpartum depression or anxiety, occurring in approximately 1 to 2 out of every 1,000 deliveries. However, out of all the perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, postpartum psychosis is the most dangerous, requiring immediate help. It’s temporary and treatable with professional help. 1) Tell us a bitRead more

Bumpdate 3.0: Processing a Possible C-Section

I spent the weekend after my 35th week appointment with my midwife sitting on a yoga ball, doing cat-cows, strapping ice into my belly, and leaning over as much as possible. Since then, I have been seeing a chiropractor twice a week and got an amazing massage. We even bought a full-size ironing board soRead more