2016 Highlights

The year has gone by pretty fast, it has been an epic adventure, one of gorwth, possibilities, and days when I questioned whether there was really any significance in what I was doing as far as raising awareness on Postpartum depression was concerned. I decided to take some time off to reflect on the strides … More 2016 Highlights

Coping with Postpartum Depression during the holiday season

Every holiday season, it is easy for moms to feel overwhelmed with all the activities that characterize the festivities. It is harder for moms with Postpartum Depression (PPD) because the season seemingly brings with it more intense symptoms and easily acts as a trigger for many affected moms. Even for moms who have recovered, this … More Coping with Postpartum Depression during the holiday season

This is what it feels like to have Postpartum Depression

Postpartum Depression (PPD), like other mental conditions, is difficult to capture in words. Depression has been likened to a cloud hovering above one’s head 24/7, never lifting. It has been compared to a monster that is not afraid to grip the very life out of its victims until they are gasping for breath, then letting … More This is what it feels like to have Postpartum Depression

More than enough

I am more than enough, More than adequate, More than effective for this journey. Who am I not to do THAT? Not to go THERE? Not to dream BIG? I am more than enough, I have what it takes, I am sufficient, in His sufficiency. Photo Credits: Patricia Esteve

Onwards

Just one year ago I started this blog as a space to express myself, to share my experience and ultimately to help a mom who may be suffering from Postpartum Depression (PPD). In just one year, it has grown to be a great space, both for me and for the moms I get to interact … More Onwards

I remember.

I remember seeing the two lines and spending the rest of the day in a haze, alternating between contagious excitement and intense anxiety, I remember thinking twice, no thrice, actually multiple times about my abilities as a mom-to-be, I remember getting through the craves and aversions, and always having an excuse that ‘baby does not … More I remember.

Struggling with Postpartum Depression? Here’s what you may want to avoid

Postpartum Depression (PPD), for those who are not aware, is one of several perinatal mental illnesses that affect women after birth. To break it down, perinatal refers to conditions that occur during and after pregnancy. There are different disorders covered under this umbrella, and Postpartum Progress outlines that very clearly in this post. As a … More Struggling with Postpartum Depression? Here’s what you may want to avoid