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Resurgence of my nemesis anxiety

I felt that choking feeling again.  I could not sit still.  Anxiety had reared its ugly head again.  I looked on in horror as I noticed a hive on my wrist.  I have not broken out in hives from anxiety … Continue reading

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Blessing in Disguise

Two weeks ago I spent the day working from home with my sick Munchkin.  Normally on these sick days, I stress myself out by trying to accomplish all the things on both the home and work front. I realized that I need … Continue reading

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BlogHer 13 Nerves

So as a mental health blogger and survivor of postpartum depression and postpartum anxiety, attending BlogHer will be a test of my coping strategies. I had my first pre-conference meltdown yesterday. This was brought on by a weekend chock full … Continue reading

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The Climb

A week ago today, I spent my Friday morning hiking with my good friend, a fellow Warrior Mom, in support of the fundraiser for Postpartum Progress, Inc. “Climb Out of the Darkness”.  It was overcast, but we wanted to get in … Continue reading

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Daddy’s Princess

It amazes me how much my daughters have my husband wrapped around their little fingers.  He is an amazing dad.  Munch and Skeeter worship the ground that their daddy walks on.  Munch loves to help her dad in the yard.  … Continue reading

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Ten Years

Ten years ago today, I married my best friend.  I did not think that it would be possible to love him more than I did on our wedding day, but I do.  He has been my rock and my touchstone.  … Continue reading

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Tapping the Mic: Is This Thing On?

Is this thing on?  Taps the mic a few times.  Oh no, I have just gotten the evil eye from my technical director.  Tapping the mic is a no-no.  In all seriousness, I have the utmost respect for the technical … Continue reading

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Sleeping beauty

I read this post by Deborah of Truthful Mommy, and it really struck a chord with me. I was watching my sweet Munch sleep the other night. She looked at the same time like the baby I nursed to sleep … Continue reading

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How (Not) To Celebrate A 21st Birthday

I had just returned from a semester abroad in Spain. I was finally getting acclimated again to college life in the States. I threw myself back into campus life and became involved in several extracurricular activities. As my mom will … Continue reading

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All You Need Is Love

A’Driane, I am so delighted for you and Bert as you embark on the amazing journey of marriage.  On your wedding day, my husband and I will celebrate 9 years and 10 months.  I wish for you a solid foundation of … Continue reading

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