Getting To Know My Postpartum Anxiety

I’m referring to my anxiety as Postpartum Anxiety, but I’ve struggled with anxiety most of my life. I’m just noticing it taking a different shape since giving birth.  I’m developing a new relationship with my anxiety. I’m taking ownership of it. I’m doing my best to stay in front of it and be proactive. I’m

Postpartum Anxiety Snuck Up On Me

Anxiety and depression are sneaky illnesses. They trick you into believing you’ve got them under control, only to sneak back up on you when you least expect it. My daughter is 8 months old now, and I’m finally realizing my anxiety is back and in full force. It’s been sitting on my chest for a

What I Would Tell My 18 Year Old Self

I spent this past Saturday at my 10 year high school reunion. It got me thinking about who I was 10 years ago and all the things I wish I could say to that girl. The girl with crazy hair and crazier clothes. The girl who never understood what was cool or trendy. The girl