Category: depression

Maybe I’ll cry tomorrow

Some of you have noticed my absence on here, and I just wanted to touch base. As I mentioned in a few posts before, I’ve been in isolation months before this quarantine took effect. I would say that I’ve been a homebody for almost…

Dear Mama

The last few weeks have been challenging and bittersweet. My daughter has been reaching new milestones, and it’s been amazing to watch her grow as a person. Even though I am beaming with pride, I find myself shrouded with guilt and grief. When I…

There’s an App for that!

It’s hard to ask for help, but luckily in today’s society, there’s an app for that! Even though I preach of talking to others, its hard to take that first step to open up about what we struggle with. I blog openly about it…

That’s a Wrap!

Last year when I wrote my reflections, I left out some huge news that I didn’t make public until February. I was PREGNANT! I was ecstatic but reserved the news for many reasons. It wasn’t until my grandmother was admitted to the ICU that…

New Doctor, New Diagnosis?

How to make sure your Therapist or Psychiatrist is a right fit for you I recently went to see a new psychiatrist. I’m not always keen on seeing someone new, as it usually takes a lot out of me going over what has happened…

Holy Sh*t I’m a Mom

This has been one hell of a week for me, and even though I mentioned this would not be a mom-centred blog, I am breaking my rule this one time to go over how my anxiety shaped my experience of labour and bringing home…

Albatross

I want to apologize to my readers for being so distant these last few weeks; I’ve been working tirelessly on getting my first novel out before my daughter makes her grand entrance. Keeping busy has distracted me from my depression, and I’m thankful for…

Battling Prenatal Depression

It’s been hard for me to write this article for the past couple of weeks, for two reasons I have lost the motivation to do what I generally love, including writing I’ve been debating whether or not I should share this The truth is,…

Handling Finances with Depression

When you’re fighting off depression, it’s hard to get a grasp on even the basic things that you need. When I go through my depressive states, the thing that I struggle with the most is fighting an impulse to overspend. It’s easy to look…

Burn Out

It’s official! Burnout is now a legitimate medical diagnosis. You have no idea how happy I am that this has been recognized by WHO – I experienced this first hand back in 2013/2014, I’m not ashamed to admit it. I was working long hours…