• Learning to Let Go

    February 28, 2012

    The morning I flew out to Nashville for Blissdom I woke up at 2am. Having had only 4 hours of sleep, and not needing to get up till 5, I was hoping I’d pass back out. Only, that didn’t happen. Instead, I laid in bed till 4:30 thinking about the twins. And all the huge,…

  • Behind

    February 8, 2012

    Lately I’ve felt really behind on everything. Writing. Cleaning. Cooking. Bella. Myself. Life. It’s a tough spot, mentally, for me. I have a hard time accepting things can be let go for a while and the world won’t fall apart. There is an ever nagging fear inside of me that if I don’t make sure…

  • Kicking Depressions Butt. One Badge at a Time.

    January 13, 2012

    Depression and anxiety are often taboo subjects. Sometimes a person like Katherine Stone from Postpartum Progress comes along and blows the stigma of it away – like she did with PPA/PPD. The effect she’s had on that community is amazing. When I realized I had anxiety, I looked for a community that was that open, that bold…

  • The Anatomy of an Anxiety Attack

    December 13, 2011

    In the past few weeks, I’ve really been working on stopping thoughts that spin out of control into full blown, “OMG RUN FOR COVER WE’RE ALL GOING TO DIE” episodes. It’s hard to catch them because often I don’t even realize I’m thinking/playing the scenes in my head until I’m distracted. But yesterday, I had…

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