mental health, motherhood, Uncategorized

This Might Sound Crazy But…

I made some accomplishments today. For a mom of three, the reality is time for yourself is limited if any at all. The last few days have been tough. My younger son is sick. It started with a fever and progressed into loose bowels. So, I’ve spent all day cleaning up poop off of carpets,… Continue reading This Might Sound Crazy But…

mental health, Women's health

I’m Learning How Not To Be Ashamed Of My Mental Health

Photo by Valeria Ushakova on Pexels.com I can’t believe I’ve come this far. Finally, I said the words aloud to someone else besides my husband: I have depression!! I’ve never been so open about my mental health. For most of my life, I hid it, ashamed at being labeled crazy or psycho, even worried that… Continue reading I’m Learning How Not To Be Ashamed Of My Mental Health

health, mental health

Dealing With Grief Nearly A Decade Later

Photo by Liza Summer on Pexels.com Does the grief ever go away? Last week, I was thinking about my deceased mother. I think about her and my deceased father every day, but this week it has been constant thoughts about my mom.  I've been crying as I did as a little girl that whole year… Continue reading Dealing With Grief Nearly A Decade Later

life lessons, mental health

Today Is My First Day On Anti-depressants

Photo by Liza Summer on Pexels.com There is no pretending that I have always struggled with my mental health. I mean, who wouldn’t when the only mom you ever knew and had died when you were nine years old. Then, five years later the only dad you knew is dead, too.  Ever since my mother’s… Continue reading Today Is My First Day On Anti-depressants