it’s time

Since I’m pregnant, giving up some food substance for lent just seems like unnecessary torture (although I am trying a gluten free diet – more on that another time.) I also can’t don’t want to give up my main source of entertainment – television shows on Hulu. What will I do when sitting in my […]

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Mad Mommy: The What Ifs

(Cross Posted on CocoaMamas) She lost her babies because of a what if. Actually several what ifs. “I couldn’t see living the rest of my life worrying and wondering what had happened, or what if she hadn’t taken her medicine, or what if she relapsed,” said Ms. Baker, who has four children of her own. […]

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gloom and doom

Sunday night I experienced the worst mental and physical symptoms I have ever felt in my life, and I thought I was going to die. It’s no surprise that I suffer from mental illness, exactly what I’m still not sure. Major Depressive Disorder is the old standby, but I’m starting to think it may be […]

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the best life

on friday, i saw an episode of oprah which discussed depression and suicide. it wasn’t the best of interviews, oprah kept asking questions based on this woman’s book that weren’t very illuminating. and when oprah asked the guest [who attempted to jump off a bridge and was saved and wrote a book about it] what […]

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