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Motherhood: The Form Fear Takes

Fear takes an unusual form in my world. It’s a dark, unmoving shadow in my periphery. If I try to trick it and look quickly in its direction, it disappears. But it’s always there. Lurking. Seeping into my mind like early morning fog. I never knew this fear before motherhood. It’s a fear of Life… Continue reading Motherhood: The Form Fear Takes

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Anxiety/Depression · Uncategorized

When The Past Sneaks Up and Kicks You in The… Anxiety

The only way through anxiety is through the anxiety. You literally have to go through it: feel it, experience it, abhor it, resent it, accept it and then move through it. You have to go through the feelings. I believe anxiety is our minds way of telling our bodies something is wrong. We haven’t been… Continue reading When The Past Sneaks Up and Kicks You in The… Anxiety

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Then The Tears Come: A Lesson in Tragedy, Perspective and Love

My husband tells me I’m surrounded by tragedy. I know too many people who’ve faced terrible circumstances. I laugh him off: I run a fertility charity, of course I know tragedy. I know tragedy intimately both from my own life’s journey (and those I love) and because I am the type of person people want… Continue reading Then The Tears Come: A Lesson in Tragedy, Perspective and Love

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Two Cents Tuesday: Say The Hard Stuff

I've had a few experiences the last few months where I've witnessed a group of friends listen to one of the women speaking and then all of them saying nothing to underlying, desperate plea for advice, love and support coming from the speaker. We're a hyper sensitive society, there's zero doubt about that. We've ostracized… Continue reading Two Cents Tuesday: Say The Hard Stuff

body image · Self-Love/Self-Acceptance · Uncategorized

I’ve Become THAT Person

If you've been following along in my (almost!) one year journey of blogging, I've had a pretty transformational year. Two miscarriages and a whole bucketload of self reflection and healing has led me to admit something that I never thought I'd say: I'm ridiculously, ridiculously happy. I've become THAT person: the one who is always… Continue reading I’ve Become THAT Person

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Real Talk: Postpartum Anxiety, Persistence and Holding On

I've known Amber Daniels for over six years now. I've watched her transform into this incredible human being and knew she had a message that needed to be shared specifically with mothers. Amber had postpartum anxiety that almost destroyed her life but she took the reins of her situation and she fought back like a… Continue reading Real Talk: Postpartum Anxiety, Persistence and Holding On