I’ve recently found time to read through the almost 200 blog posts in my reader and it was SO nice to catch up with those I’ve followed for years even if I wasn’t always able to comment. This is still my safe place and even when I go months without posting (I failed miserably at […]
A mobile toddler has dramatically changed my ‘free’ time and I have much less time to think, sit, and write in-depth posts on the various topics rattling around in my brain. Still, so much to say, so little time.
In these intervening weeks between posts, I turned forty-eight (48!). Setting aside the fact that my […]
I have been thinking about writing this post for some time, however, given that some IRL friends (who know both my husband and I) read this, I’ve struggled with what and how much to share. I am who I am, which means I am direct and honest. This isn’t only about me, so I’ll try […]
Having never been clinically depressed before, I will admit to being a bit skeptical as to whether I really was. I knew, cognitively, that I wasn’t feeling like myself but over the course of the nine months since Baby G was born, I really thought it would get better or that it was just me […]
And so it begins, an attempt to improve my outlook on life. I picked up my prescription for generic Prozac today and feel like such a cliche: middle-aged, post-infertile, perimenopausal, SAHM mother of two young boys diagnosed with depression joins the Prozac nation. Yes, that’s me, rolling my eyes. However, I am trying to quiet […]
I’m mostly writing this to document how wild the ride with my affective state is. Yesterday was a down day as in down, down, down. I had good enough sleep the night before, woke up in a decent mood (which is easier on the days I know I’ll be working out), but struggled through my […]