Category Archives: anxiety

Post Trauma Fun

So it has been just over two months since TJ was admitted to the hospital. Two months since I saw him lying on the floor after collapsing at Urgent Care.  Two months since I followed the ambulance wondering what was taking … Continue reading

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Setbacks Are Not Destiny

A few years back I gave birth.  It was glorious and amazing and more than I ever could have hoped it could be. And then it wasn’t. I remember bits and pieces from that time like pieces of a jigsaw … Continue reading

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Lost in a Panic Attack

I’ve read a lot about panic attacks.  The racing heart, the fast respirations, the feeling that one might be dying. And when I do have a panic attack, I do get those first two symptoms.  In fact, I’ve been struggling … Continue reading

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Today I Broke

And today I broke. I just walked in my backdoor, closed the bathroom door, got in the shower, and started crying – that big, ugly, guttural cry that is so very unattractive and yet so very necessary at times. There … Continue reading

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Messy Feelings

I’ve been sad lately.  Quite sad.  A lot of things, honestly, have been making me feel this way, but I haven’t had pretty words to dress the ideas up in, and so I’ve let them slide past. Unfortunately, ideas and … Continue reading

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Internal Struggles

I want to feel peace. I am a happy person.  I struggle with things as we all do; I’m not immune from that.  But I have been very blessed, and I wrap those blessings around me, and I look at … Continue reading

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Loud Feelings

Sometimes I hear people talking about feeling things deeply.  In fact, I was just watching a television show where they were just talking about this very issue. It sounds romantic.  It sounds soulful.  It sounds like something to aspire to. But … Continue reading

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Anxiety Gets Me Lost

I think I live a fairly simple existence.  I stay at home with my kids.  I get to plan my days around their needs.  I try to surround myself with people who inspire me to be more of that which … Continue reading

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Always Back to Broken

I’ve liked to think that I’ve made massive improvements over the last few months.  And I have.  I haven’t been spending my days depressed or anxious.  I haven’t been fearing the future or the past.  I’ve been mainly at peace. … Continue reading

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Failure

Moms, do you ever feel like you are failing at this whole mothering thing? Do you look around you and see so many people who seem to be functioning on such a higher level? Do you just feel like you … Continue reading

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