Category Archives: Depression

The Importance of Self Care

You know how people (wise people perhaps) seem to always say that you have to take care of yourself and that you can’t give what you don’t have?  You know what I’m talking about. Usually then they will talk about … 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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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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My Postpartum Depression

I got depressed after one of my daughters was born.  I had been depressed before and after for spells, but nothing to this day has compared to those feelings. It was a weird space to live in.  On the one … 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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Lostish

Sometimes I feel like I was born without armor.  And a tether. Like I was born without whatever it is that is needed to keep myself in and the bad stuff out.  That thing that allows us to feel good … Continue reading

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