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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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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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When Child Play Triggers Intrusive Thoughts

***Trigger warning: If you are feeling fragile or struggling, this post might be triggering.  I talk about intrusive thoughts.*** It was a lazy weekend afternoon.  My daughters decided to build forts.  They were crawling around with blankets over their head. … Continue reading

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Just a Bump

***Trigger warning****I talk about my intrusive thoughts. I had high hopes for September.  I was going to blog about my oldest going to kindergarten, and I have nine posts in draft that I wanted to polish up.  Instead I said … Continue reading

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Horror Show in My Mind: Gut Punch

Intrusive thoughts were like a gut punch to my psyche.  They were so vivid and so real.  I could not bear to even consider what my mind was showing me.  It was all too horrible to imagine.  I would shake … Continue reading

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Pour Your Heart Out: Ripping the Scab Off an Old Wound

***Trigger warning: If you are feeling fragile or struggling, this post might be triggering.  I talk about intrusive thoughts and infanticide.*** When I first heard the news of this infant death, I reached out to a wonderful PPD advocate, Lauren … Continue reading

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Now what….

I am stunned by the response to my last post.  I am alternately grateful, proud, terrified and moved to tears.  In my haste to post it, I somehow disabled the comments.  Clearly, I still need to keep visiting the help forums at … Continue reading

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