Posted in September 2011

Fellow Blogger Blogging Award

I won!  I won!  I won! What did I win?  I won this:   Thank you, thank you.  You are too kind! I think this award is the best kind for a blogger.  This award was awarded to me by Sami from The Embarrassment.  A fellow blogger.  That is why it’s the best kind of … Continue reading

Positive Wednesday

Today is Positive Wednesday!  In the face of anxiety, I shall find everything positive I can this week.  I need the strength and positivity more than ever. Positive #1: I finished my first term paper, and turned it in!  I feel good about it.  I have not had to write a research/term paper in YEARS.  … Continue reading

Postpartum Depression in the Media

Last week when I went to the grocery store, a magazine caught my eye.  On the cover of In Touch magazine was Kendra Wilkinson, and she was telling her story.  For the last two years, she has been suffering from postpartum depression.  It was so bad, she tried committing suicide, and was hospitalized for her … Continue reading

Share! Tell the Media to Do Better!

A new blog entry on one of my favorite Postpartum Depression blogs/resources has caught my eye today, and I hope everyone will share it.  Katherine Stone from Postpartum Progress wrote about a recent segment on Anderson Cooper’s newest daytime show.  Please follow this link, and read it, share it:  Anderson Cooper & Dr. Sanjay Gupta … Continue reading

Please Be Patient

This week and next will probably be scarce with new posts.  I am working on research papers, and typical schoolwork.  I let the papers creep up on me, instead of working on them from the start.  I am looking at this as a learning experience, and remembering what not to do next term.  😛 Please … Continue reading

Positive Wednesday

  Today is Positive Wednesday!  You know what that means:  What do you have to be positive this week?  Here’s mine: Positive #1: I took my Writing Competency Test yesterday, and feel good about it.  It’s a graduation requirement, so feeling good about it is hopefully a good sign.   Positive #2: My finals are … Continue reading

I Can Only Do My Best

I am a perfectionist when it comes to school work.  I feel like I have to do the best work, be the best in my class, or I am not worthy of going back to school.  It hasn’t always been this way, but I think going back to school now has made me this way.  … Continue reading

I Learned Something About Myself

I went and visited a blog today called Life With Baby Donut.  While reading the latest entry about Life’s Lessons, I started to think about everything I have focused on this week, and I realized I learned something about myself. I know what I want to do with my life.  I want to have another … Continue reading

Fears vs. Dreams

Fear:  Falling victim to Postpartum Depression again. Dream:  To grow our family, and have another baby.   Fear:  My anxiety taking over, and keeping me from helping others. Dream:  Becoming a Social Worker, and helping those less fortunate.   Fear:  Getting off my medication, and falling into the darkness again. Dream:  Getting off, or staying … Continue reading