Tag Archives: postpartum anxiety

Fitness Fridays: Stretching My Comfort Zone

My health and fitness journey reminds me of my journey to recovery from my postpartum depression and postpartum anxiety.  This journey is setbacks and plateaus.  I had hit a plateau last year.  I had been exercising consistently, but I was … Continue reading

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Lack of spousal support

Time and time again, I am reminded of how grateful I am to have a husband who has been incredibly supportive of my struggles with postpartum depression and postpartum anxiety. As I talk to other Warrior Moms, the lack of … Continue reading

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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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The Caregiver Archetype

 Katherine Stone and Cheryl Contee led the Pathfinder session of Blogging as a Change Agent : they recommended this book: Archetypes by Caroline Myss.  I finally got a chance to check this book out from the library this past month.  I … Continue reading

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Stretching Beyond My Comfort Zone

During #ppdchat on Monday, I saw a tweet from the lovely Lauren Hale that really stuck with me.  “PPD is such a thief, isn’t it?” It really struck a chord with me.  I felt like my postpartum depression and my … 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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Daring Greatly – LTYM reading on YouTube

The anticipation is finally over.  I am so proud of our amazing cast.  I had the honor of reading along these amazing women and one young man for Milwaukee’s inaugural Listen To Your Mother show.  It is like giving birth … 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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Hiking for a cause

As I stated in this post, finding the blog Postpartum Progress and Katherine Stone saved my life. I am so thrilled to get the chance to meet her in person this coming July at BlogHer. I have been advised by … Continue reading

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Daring Greatly: LTYM update

Three weeks ago, I told this story in front of my friends, my family and complete strangers at Listen To Your Mother Show Milwaukee.  It was so scary to step out there and own my truth.  I also helped to … Continue reading

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