I felt as though I was drowning in tar as my life came crashing down around me.
When baby number 3 came along I tried desperately to convince myself and others that I still had my crap together. But like quicksand, I was sinking deeper the more I tried to fight it.
Self-love is a very important part of daily life, but for many it gets skipped over. Sometimes it gets brushed off due to a lack of time, because there are other priorities like kids, work and chores.
A spoof of The Screwtape Letters that accurately sums up an eating disorder — and the complex conflict of living with it...
Every 62 minutes someone dies as a direct result from suffering an eating disorder. Despite being the deadliest mental illness out there, it has the least amount of awareness, prevention, and funding.
I want to say I'm sorry for such a downer of a post but I'm not. It's important to know what the depths of depression is really like. So, today I'm going to be vulnerable and share with you a glimpse behind the curtain into the darkness of depression.
There are many forms of neurological diseases that affect one billion people (adults and youngsters) all over the world according to a report issued by the World Health Organization.
I know I'm on a list, probably not at the top, but definitely on the list. I used to make these lists back when it was visiting teaching. But now I know I'm on the Relief Society's list of women to reach out to. It's hard, mental illness has taken over so much of my life that I can't do half of the things I use to.
There is little doubt that pregnancy is one of the most astonishing phases in a woman's life. She undergoes a multitude of emotions and experiences a variety of things for the first time in her life. The bond of love that she starts developing with her child gives her immense happiness.