5 Questions to Ask Yourself If You Think You May Have Postpartum Depression

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, some 15% of women who give birth will experience a moderate-to-severe form of postpartum depression. One in seven women. That's a frightening statistic, but it means nothing to anyone if you don't know what to look for. When I gave birth to my first son, I knew … Continue reading 5 Questions to Ask Yourself If You Think You May Have Postpartum Depression

One giant leap

I am a survivor of childhood sexual abuse. Those words look so ugly to me, but they are true. Eight words conveying at once a simple and infinitely complex truth. It's therapeutic to write them, and yet I'm very aware of the long, arduous journey I'm facing in creating this blog. My ultimate goal is … Continue reading One giant leap