Tag: depression

Postpartum Psychosis

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I went through postpartum psychosis, and it was scary. Postpartum psychosis is a rare illness. It only occurs in 0.1 - 0.2% of births. I...

Remember to Breathe

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I laid in the bed the other night with tears rolling down my face, trying not to make a sound so as to not...

Living with Mental Illness

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Throughout most of my life, I can recall many instances of extreme ambition, creativity, and motivation. During these spells of elation, I am Wonder...

I’m on an Antidepressant … And You Should Be Too

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My dad died the same day my second son was born. Dramatic, isn’t it? I don’t mean to joke, but sometimes, you gotta laugh at the...

Don’t Forget to Check on Dad

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Did you know something like 1 in 10 dads suffer from Post Partum Depression? The correct term for it is paternal postpartum depression, and...

Loving Through the Hard Times

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What is the cost of saying, "I love you?" How much are you willing to sacrifice for the person you love? Love has no...

Two are Better Than One

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Mental health is a hot topic right now. Advocates are working hard to remove the stigma of depression and anxiety. As a person who...

The Gold Ring

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Recently, I completed a difficult summer-long work assignment in California, where I served as a Teaching Counselor for middle and high school age girls....

Depression; so depressing.

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Today was rough. I mean dark dark dark. We came home from a trip and I felt it creeping in on Monday. Blew it off as...

Fourth Trimester Feelings

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The most joyous event in a woman’s life is defined as welcoming a new baby into her life. Societal expectation sends this message with...