I can’t predict the future; all I can do is try to manage those things within my control. There is one thing I do know, though: doing these three things will help you, whatever that looks like for you.
Tag: mental wellness
I’ve had a rough couple of weeks. Things just kind of … went off the rails, all at once. This is a typical pattern for me, but it always takes me by surprise when it finally happens.
I sat down the other day, and this just came out of me. It felt like it mattered enough to keep going, so I’m going to share it with you today because maybe you feel the same way I do, and it feels good to know that we’re together in something.
My mind and body are in a much better place than I was, and that’s all because someone loved me enough to make me get the help I needed, even when I wasn’t willing to do it for myself.
As tears rolled down my cheeks and going on hour three in that room, I told the psychiatrist I’d just met with a shaky voice that I had been thinking about stopping pumping because I had a feeling I might feel better if I did that but that I wasn’t sure I could because the guilt I felt about it was too overwhelming to deal with.