If someone had looked me in the eye more than five years ago and said, "You will go through a difficult time after the birth of your first child and feel a sense of loss of self and your identity" - or words to that effect - I would have scoffed at them. I would … Continue reading Four


The Daily Grind vs Influenza

Woe is me. As I sit here and write this, my head hurts. The last few weeks have been a struggle: both mentally, physically and emotionally. Why? Because I don't make a very good sick person. This year the flu hit our household pretty badly. Talking to those around me from my doctor to friends … Continue reading The Daily Grind vs Influenza

Depression, Anxiety & I walk into a bar…

For as long as I can remember my anxiety has always been around. It has always held my hand (and heart) in its grasp and successfully snaked a pathway through my life. It has entered many a life decision, both major and minor, and has held an invisible place in my relationships with family, friends and loves. … Continue reading Depression, Anxiety & I walk into a bar…