Category: postnatal depression

Intrusive thoughts

Today’s topic is one I’ve ummed and ahhed a lot about talking about publicly. But experience tells me that I’m often not alone in certain thoughts since having Rex. And, boy, if there was ever a subject I hope I’m not flying solo on, it’s intrusive…

Surviving (or not) postnatal depression

After weeks of feeling like I was getting on top of everything, yesterday things took a turn for the worse, as my swollen puffy eyes will currently confirm. That’s the thing with depression, I’ve found, it lets you think you’re doing ok for a while and…

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy – part one

I don’t know what it is about me and ‘so awful it’s funny’ things happening, but I often think that I should just stay at home. Away from the other humans 🙂 Monday just gone, a friend and I attended the first of three free (say…

Postnatal support

When I first realised what I was experiencing was something more that just the ‘baby blues’, admitting it to myself was hard enough, let alone anyone else. Why am I telling you this? Because I’m very aware that while I am now quite comfortable talking about how…