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: postpartum anxiety
Alas, I am now one of those ladies. You know, the kind that gets on the internet and puts on makeup for other people to watch? I feel like I’m finally part of the “in-crowd” now. I may only have one “look” but it counts, as far as I’m concerned.
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.