Category Archives: PPDemons

Discomfort, Disappointments, Anger, and Love (part 1)

Part 1 is a whine about a rough trip, and a yay for how my husband and I rocked it emotionally (while explaining how you might use these ideas when your going gets tough). In Part 2 I explore the subject of anger in a loving relationship. Phew, I hope you find all this useful….

The Opportunities in Setbacks. And Rainy Days Letters.

This post started a trend. It’s about how to make a setback work for you rather than floor you, and describes how to write yourself a letter that can serve as a ray of light in the darkness of your bad days.  Since I wrote this post, other mothers in the PPD community shared their…

Welcome Tamara

Welcome, Tamara A guest post by the sweet  #ppdchat mama we know and love as @twilighttamara (Please join us and the rest of the #ppdchat friends for the best twitterchat ever! Every Monday at 1:00pm and 8:30pm EST.) Now I’ll give Tamara the mike: In the deep, dark, dismal blankness that is her mind, She searched…

Songs for Pain 2: Sea Song

I’ve been meaning to write about this song for a while, because out of all the songs for pain I know, this one is the dearest to me. But it is a very painful song, and I’m just not sure how it will affect you. It could be triggering. Or just make no sense. I…

The Wise Woman. And stoking her fire.

This post is in response to Charity (who guest-wrote this post) and her comment on my previous post Oh, lovely, I’m sorry you are in so much pain. I remember being there, it hurt so much. I am lighting a candle for you and stroking your hair. I am also adding a little reminder (to something you may…

Print and tape to fridge: Mantras for bad ppd days

This post is dedicated to lovely and amazing Pamela Gold of http://www.spermiestyle.com/ Another brilliant #ppdchat mama going through rough time. I am holding you in the light. When you cannot access your love for anybody, let alone yourself, When every waking thought hurts and all your dreams are nightmares, When no matter what you try…

In the Absence of Love

This is the post I owe you since this post. Dedicated to the millions of mothers who go through the special hell of not feeling love for their baby from the moment of birth. Mothers in our culture expect that loving a baby should happen instantly, like being struck by lightning. As soon as the…

Category Archives: PPDemons

Discomfort, Disappointments, Anger, and Love (part 1)

Part 1 is a whine about a rough trip, and a yay for how my husband and I rocked it emotionally (while explaining how you might use these ideas when your going gets tough). In Part 2 I explore the subject of anger in a loving relationship. Phew, I hope you find all this useful….

The Opportunities in Setbacks. And Rainy Days Letters.

This post started a trend. It’s about how to make a setback work for you rather than floor you, and describes how to write yourself a letter that can serve as a ray of light in the darkness of your bad days.  Since I wrote this post, other mothers in the PPD community shared their…

Welcome Tamara

Welcome, Tamara A guest post by the sweet  #ppdchat mama we know and love as @twilighttamara (Please join us and the rest of the #ppdchat friends for the best twitterchat ever! Every Monday at 1:00pm and 8:30pm EST.) Now I’ll give Tamara the mike: In the deep, dark, dismal blankness that is her mind, She searched…

Songs for Pain 2: Sea Song

I’ve been meaning to write about this song for a while, because out of all the songs for pain I know, this one is the dearest to me. But it is a very painful song, and I’m just not sure how it will affect you. It could be triggering. Or just make no sense. I…

The Wise Woman. And stoking her fire.

This post is in response to Charity (who guest-wrote this post) and her comment on my previous post Oh, lovely, I’m sorry you are in so much pain. I remember being there, it hurt so much. I am lighting a candle for you and stroking your hair. I am also adding a little reminder (to something you may…

Print and tape to fridge: Mantras for bad ppd days

This post is dedicated to lovely and amazing Pamela Gold of http://www.spermiestyle.com/ Another brilliant #ppdchat mama going through rough time. I am holding you in the light. When you cannot access your love for anybody, let alone yourself, When every waking thought hurts and all your dreams are nightmares, When no matter what you try…

In the Absence of Love

This is the post I owe you since this post. Dedicated to the millions of mothers who go through the special hell of not feeling love for their baby from the moment of birth. Mothers in our culture expect that loving a baby should happen instantly, like being struck by lightning. As soon as the…