"When the dark forces of the adult world conspire against you, when you feel that you’re resilience is being tested, put on some gangster shit and handle your business" I'm the Mum. Im a bit of a hero. I try my best to always do what is right and good for my family but sometimes, … Continue reading How to Repair your Shit-Shield (when its not your kids who are breaking it)
I am not Depressed, I am suffering from Depression.
I am very happy. I have a very lovely husband and 2 healthy kids. We have money – not a lot but enough to pay all our bills on time. I have great friends who are good to me. I can get almost anything I want or need. I have access to great healthcare and … Continue reading I am not Depressed, I am suffering from Depression.
I looked at Baby photos today and it Hurt
Today I looked through baby photos - the first few months of my journey into motherhood. I do this every now and then, hoping that one day it might be easier. That I will have healed something, somehow and connected with that maternal joy I was meant to feel during that time. I hope that one … Continue reading I looked at Baby photos today and it Hurt
We took our Son to get his Haircut
We took our son to get his haircut. He is 4 years old and hasn't been to the hairdresser for a long time. For the past 2 years he has been growing his hair out "like Dad" because he wanted to be like his Dad. We went through all the stages of hair growth; that … Continue reading We took our Son to get his Haircut
Today I’m going back on my Anti-Depressants
I weaned myself off anti-depressants about 18 months ago. After six years, I wanted to see if I was able to manage my depression naturally. I was in a safe and happy place in my life and trusted that I would have all of the support I needed to help me on that journey. I … Continue reading Today I’m going back on my Anti-Depressants