Tag Archives: rage

Fitness Fridays: Outlet for Strong Emotions

Exercise for me is not just about building muscle, increasing my endurance, lifting heavier weights, jumping higher and running faster.  Exercise decreases my anxiety, and it helps me burn off the rage that resurfaces from time to time.  Women are … Continue reading

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A Tale Of Two Moms: Postpartum Rage

I hid this side of my struggle with postpartum depression from everyone but my immediate family.  My postpartum depression and postpartum anxiety manifested itself in rage.  Postpartum rage made feel like I suffered from a split personality disorder. On the … Continue reading

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Postpartum Rage: My Story

I have the pleasure of being over at Postpartum Progress this week.  It is my honor and privilege to be a member of the editorial team.  This week, I am discussing one of the most personal topics of my struggle. … Continue reading

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Happy Mama Mask

My sweet Skeeter, My heart broke the first time I heard you ask where your baby photo album was.  I felt like such a failure.  Why couldn’t I have managed to put together a photo album for you?  The truth … Continue reading

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#DayOfLight – My Battle with Depression

For me, depression does not manifest itself in sadness.  My postpartum depression manifested itself as postpartum rage.  I felt the weight of the depression like lead that threatened to suffocate me with a lack of energy.  Any energy that I … 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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Horror Show in my Mind: Intrusive Thoughts

***Trigger warning: If you are feeling fragile or struggling, this post might be triggering.  I talk about intrusive thoughts. *** This week I was plunged back into the hell  of my postpartum depression and anxiety, triggered by an infant death in my state … Continue reading

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