Hello friends. It’s been a while again. I read a book last week that inspired me to jump back into the creative work of writing. The book is called Start. It’s written by Jon Acuff. He has a unibrow but now he shaves it because he’s slightly famous. My husband read Start and thought I… Continue reading A New Start
After surviving postpartum psychosis, I asked my husband to take me to a warm beach. Just over a year later, here we are. It’s as good as I dreamed it would be. We’ve been having fun watching our son play in the sand and reading The Chronicles of Narnia to each other. So thankful.
Hello! It’s been a while! Last time I wrote, I talked about my plan of attack for overcoming postpartum depression. My three action points were exercise, meditation, and medication. How about an update on how that’s going? I have been doing Zumba more, though it’s not three times a week. I decided to start teaching… Continue reading Checking In
I played this song for myself after getting my son down for his nap today. It was fun listening to it with my hands raised in the air like I had just won some sports championship. I really am a fun person. Depression makes me look like I’m not. As a Zumba instructor I used… Continue reading Something to Celebrate
I get caught up in my thoughts so often. My husband frequently asks me what I’m thinking about whenever he notices me staring off into space. Just now I was sitting and thinking about my experience with postpartum psychosis, so I thought it was time to write another post. My question is: why did I… Continue reading Jesus saved my life.
The way you wear your hat The way you sip your tea The memory of all that No, no they can’t take that away from me The way your smile just beams The way you sing off key The way you haunt my dreams No, no they can’t take that away from me We may… Continue reading They can’t take that away from me
So, this is how it’s going to work. I’m not going to write the big, long story of my psychosis from start to finish. I’m going to process whatever is pressing in any order that it comes up for 15 minutes at a time. I guess research supports this kind of thing. So, here goes… Continue reading 15 minute processing