Great Expectations: My Experience with Postpartum Depression

I titled this post Great Expectations because expectations played a big part in my experience with PPD/PPA. Having had PPD/PPA with my first child, I knew there was a 50/50 chance it would return. I even had a plan. But somehow I thought maybe it wouldn’t. The writing was on the wall. I was having Read more about Great Expectations: My Experience with Postpartum Depression[…]

Babies Are The Worst (and other things I thought with PPD)

I didn’t realize I had postpartum depression until my son was nearly a year old. Instead of thinking I was sick, I thought the vision I had of motherhood was a sham and a lie. I wasn’t entirely wrong. I was also in more trouble than I knew. As someone who had never experienced mental Read more about Babies Are The Worst (and other things I thought with PPD)[…]