Category Archives: Postpartum Depression

Forced Gratitude Tastes Like Guilt (and a permission slip ritual)

This post is dedicated to Amy B. I am stroking your hair and sending adoption papers Godspeed your way. Forced Gratitude Tastes Like Guilt Now that’s a title for a Thanksgiving post, isn’t it? As a mother recovering from anxiety and depression, there are plenty of moments where I  have zero access to the truckloads…

International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day

Today, November 19, is International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day. I started to write a special post for today, but I just can’t finish it.  As someone who lost her birth mother to postpartum depression driven suicide, and six years ago almost followed the same path, I am giving myself to not finish this painful post…

Thursday, not Tuesday, UnGuilt Trip, Shiva Nata

Haloooo! Greetings from Portland Oregon, where I am currently having the most marvelous time studying playing at   (with the Havi of the Wheeee!), in the most nourishing course ever. You may have noticed that I’ve been hiding undercovers lately,  I’ve taken a digital silent retreat, because I’ve been having a hard time processing some overwhelm…

Sarah’s Rainy Day Letter (Hope in an Envelope 7)

My In-Real-Life friend Sarah is here today . I Love this letter so much, that I put it up on the wall in my office. Sarah is not on twitter, and she doesn’t blog either. But boy, she can write! I hope she will start a blog soon, let’s encourage her in the comments. Are…

Just.Be.Enough.

Today I am grateful to be Say it: Just. Be. Enough. These words make me breathe easier. Just.Be.Enough. is about feeling taller, more confident, and empowered. Celebrating Me. https://domyhomework.guru/. Celebrating You. It is time to Just.Be.Enough. The brainchild of Elena Sonnino (you may know her as @CiaoMom on Twitter, and if you are not already…

Special #PPDSpeakEasy comfort camp

WTF world? Why so much pain? Too many people I love, most of them mothers, especially #ppdchat moms, are having a particularly hard time this week. I don’t usually use the F word here, not even as a letter. But something is going on. Is Mercury in retrograde? Are there storms on the sun? This isn’t funny….

Even More Progress: Strong Start Day

Do you know that more babies are born today, October 5 than any other day of the year? I didn’t know this until Katherine Stone told me. Katherine, the warrior mom behind Postpartum Progress. and the : Stronger families, one mom at a time. Last week I had the privilege of having my words published on Katherine Stone’s…

My comfort zone at 40 and 1 year.

Just bear in mind that you have to follow the outline religiously, the same way it is done in mfa creative writing.

Now that’s Progress!

I can’t tell you how thrilled I am to have a guest post up at Katherine Stone’s Postpartum Progress! It’s only the most widely read PPD blog in the universe… My guest post is called   I am truly grateful to Katherine for sharing my words with her readers. If you already know something , I’m…

With the Band!

My guest post: Very Good Enough is at Band Back Together today. Wheeee!     Do you know Band Back Together? You really should. It’s the best website ever. A shining example of the healing potential of the internet. Band Back Together is the brainchild of Aunt Becky from . It is a group weblog that…

Category Archives: Postpartum Depression

Forced Gratitude Tastes Like Guilt (and a permission slip ritual)

This post is dedicated to Amy B. I am stroking your hair and sending adoption papers Godspeed your way. Forced Gratitude Tastes Like Guilt Now that’s a title for a Thanksgiving post, isn’t it? As a mother recovering from anxiety and depression, there are plenty of moments where I  have zero access to the truckloads…

International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day

Today, November 19, is International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day. I started to write a special post for today, but I just can’t finish it.  As someone who lost her birth mother to postpartum depression driven suicide, and six years ago almost followed the same path, I am giving myself to not finish this painful post…

Thursday, not Tuesday, UnGuilt Trip, Shiva Nata

Haloooo! Greetings from Portland Oregon, where I am currently having the most marvelous time studying playing at   (with the Havi of the Wheeee!), in the most nourishing course ever. You may have noticed that I’ve been hiding undercovers lately,  I’ve taken a digital silent retreat, because I’ve been having a hard time processing some overwhelm…

Sarah’s Rainy Day Letter (Hope in an Envelope 7)

My In-Real-Life friend Sarah is here today . I Love this letter so much, that I put it up on the wall in my office. Sarah is not on twitter, and she doesn’t blog either. But boy, she can write! I hope she will start a blog soon, let’s encourage her in the comments. Are…

Just.Be.Enough.

Today I am grateful to be Say it: Just. Be. Enough. These words make me breathe easier. Just.Be.Enough. is about feeling taller, more confident, and empowered. Celebrating Me. https://domyhomework.guru/. Celebrating You. It is time to Just.Be.Enough. The brainchild of Elena Sonnino (you may know her as @CiaoMom on Twitter, and if you are not already…

Special #PPDSpeakEasy comfort camp

WTF world? Why so much pain? Too many people I love, most of them mothers, especially #ppdchat moms, are having a particularly hard time this week. I don’t usually use the F word here, not even as a letter. But something is going on. Is Mercury in retrograde? Are there storms on the sun? This isn’t funny….

Even More Progress: Strong Start Day

Do you know that more babies are born today, October 5 than any other day of the year? I didn’t know this until Katherine Stone told me. Katherine, the warrior mom behind Postpartum Progress. and the : Stronger families, one mom at a time. Last week I had the privilege of having my words published on Katherine Stone’s…

My comfort zone at 40 and 1 year.

Just bear in mind that you have to follow the outline religiously, the same way it is done in mfa creative writing.

Now that’s Progress!

I can’t tell you how thrilled I am to have a guest post up at Katherine Stone’s Postpartum Progress! It’s only the most widely read PPD blog in the universe… My guest post is called   I am truly grateful to Katherine for sharing my words with her readers. If you already know something , I’m…

With the Band!

My guest post: Very Good Enough is at Band Back Together today. Wheeee!     Do you know Band Back Together? You really should. It’s the best website ever. A shining example of the healing potential of the internet. Band Back Together is the brainchild of Aunt Becky from . It is a group weblog that…