I don't remember the first time I thought of killing myself, but it seemed like the natural evolution of things at the time. All I had ever been taught was how wonderful motherhood would be. Why was it so hard for me?
My daughter was lost to maternal mental health depression.I wondered how many other women are feeling this way.
One woman's story of living with postpartum anxiety. How she learned she had it and how she coped with it.
When you live with a chronic illness like Crohn’s disease, taking time to honor all that you do to merely function and keep up with the general population is worth recognizing.
I’m often afraid to talk about my struggles with chronic pain. This would mean ripping up the mask––that brave face that I have worked so hard to maintain. My hope is that if I am true and open about my experiences more, a few people might feel less alone
As the first month closes on the new year, it’s important to assess not only your resolutions but also your mindset toward achieving them. The progress you make toward your goals is a direct result of your mindset.
Hope and positivity did not treat my PMAD. Instead, treatment restored my hope and positivity.
It's been six years since my suicide attempt. And I'm letting myself shed tears about it now.
14 Jan 2019Real Women, Real Stories