Category Archives: postpartum depression

Community Divided

I have been processing these past two weeks as an organization I volunteered for shut its doors. The changes I had seen were mainly surface and not of lasting significance. A pattern of repeated micro aggressions led to the departure … Continue reading

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#LoveBomb

Hi friends and loyal readers, how are you?  I am reflecting on a tumultuous weekend.  The current climate we are in is filled with anti-Semitism, racism, xenophobia, and transphobia.  White supremacy has reared its ugly head.  Whenever I start to … Continue reading

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Why I Climb: Connection and Healing

***Trigger warning: If you are feeling fragile, or struggling, this post might be triggering.  I talk about intrusive thoughts and suicidal thoughts.**** I struggle with sharing some of the harsh truths that marked my experience with postpartum depression and postpartum … Continue reading

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Career change

I stink at transitions. As a young child I loved to plan and schedule things. When a transition is not planned, it makes it even tougher for me. I rage and pout. I dig my heels in and protest this … Continue reading

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Intrusive Thoughts: My Commute

***Trigger warning: If you are feeling fragile or struggling, this post might be triggering.  I talk about intrusive thoughts. *** My intrusive thoughts mainly centered around driving. For most people who live in major metropolitan areas, my commute is not that … Continue reading

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Traveling Anxiety and the Warrior Mom Conference

The night before leaving for Boston, I had a complete meltdown.  I completely panicked and started sobbing uncontrollably.  The work week leading up to the conference was hectic for me.  I felt like I was a hamster on a wheel. … Continue reading

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Why I Climb #COTD 2015

I climb for me.  I had no idea what was going on after the birth of my sweet Skeeter.  I just knew that something was not right.  I constantly felt like I was losing my mind.  I feared everything.  I … Continue reading

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