Why do I feel like I can’t breathe and my chest is so tight?

I had severe postpartum anxiety after my second son. I self-diagnosed after sitting with the feelings that come from it and realizing that my body’s reaction wasn’t matching with my reality. For instance, I would think to myself, I am just playing with my sons, why do I feel like I can’t breathe and my Read more about Why do I feel like I can’t breathe and my chest is so tight?[…]

I was not fine, I had no idea how not fine I was.

In December I found out that I was suffering from postpartum depression bipolar with mania. Yes, I went 8 months undiagnosed with bipolar depression with mania. The signs that we didn’t see were overworking and not sleeping. When my daughter was born I took only 2 weeks off from work. I did not properly recover Read more about I was not fine, I had no idea how not fine I was.[…]

Being on the other side of my postpartum anxiety

I remember after having my first child four years ago, being careful of watching myself for postpartum depression signs. What I wasn’t looking out for or even knew much about was postpartum anxiety. As we brought my son home and the dust started to settle with our new world things started to unravel quickly. The Read more about Being on the other side of my postpartum anxiety[…]