Depression | The Dark + Dirty

Depression is dark and dirty. It’s really hard to see through when you’re in it and even harder to remember when you’re not. It’s irrational and careless and really fucking scary. It makes you believe that life is futile. It makes you believe things are hopeless. It...

WE GET IT, YOU DON’T LIKE KIDS.

<rant> You don’t like kids. Listen, I get it. You don’t love them noising up your restaurants or your airplanes or your public spaces in general. You didn’t choose them, so why should they affect your life so loudly? I completely understand. The thing is, I’m...

Happiness & How You Can Help

DISCLAIMER:  My husband is delightful; I love him and the life we have created.  Please remember that as I continue and hang on for the ride… To begin, you should know that I’ve been on a lovely anti-depressant cocktail since accepting my PPD over two years ago; I...

Postpartum Preeclampsia

‘Wholly unprepared,’ seems like an understatment when describing how I felt about the chaos of entering the postpartum world for the first time.  Sure, throughout my pregnancy I was worried about preeclampsia and gestational diabetes and toxemia and...