When You Think You’re Never Going To Get Better

Today I talked with a mama friend who's been anxious and scared for a long while. She's tired of fighting this fight with her mind. I know this feeling so well. There were days in the worst of my paralyzing paranoia where I wanted to just give up. I didn’t want to die, really, but … Continue reading When You Think You’re Never Going To Get Better

Contractions, Waves and Heartache

Pain is a terrible thing, but it ends. It changes. It undulates, like waves, moves up and back down again. There were times where I thought I couldn’t survive pain. When I was in labor with my boys, I wanted to Pause everything. I wanted someone to come and make it end. I thought I … Continue reading Contractions, Waves and Heartache

The Top 10 Things My Anxiety Taught Me

A few weeks ago, I confessed the anxiety I’d endured during this past summer and fall, a strange and overwhelming paranoia that choked the life out of me. It turned out my dismal thinking patterns were partly to blame, as was my insistence on ignoring my inner life. I honestly didn’t know if I would make it … Continue reading The Top 10 Things My Anxiety Taught Me