Tag: Obsessive–compulsive disorder

Everything AND the Kitchen Sink ~ Jen

       It started with Annie screaming us awake at 12:45 am. When I got to her room, she was standing in vomit and looked like the phantom of the opera from where the pasta had congealed on the side of her face. We spent the next three hours on the floor while she puked up everything she has ever eaten in her short life. … Read More Everything AND the Kitchen Sink ~ Jen

Postpartum Anxiety: It’s Not Your Fault. You Will be Ok. ~ Jen

This post comes with a warning. May is Maternal Mental Health Awareness Month. I am going to talk about some dark moments after the birth of my third baby. If you are feeling sad or scared today, you might not want to read this.  If you need immediate help, please call the National Suicide Hotline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) This is the most important thing … Read More Postpartum Anxiety: It’s Not Your Fault. You Will be Ok. ~ Jen

Joy wins ~ Jen

Joy: the emotion of great delight or happiness caused by something exceptionally good or satisfying The last few years, anxiety has become a constant in my life. The doctors speculate that this is partly due to the stressors in my life, the synthetic thyroid hormones I take to replace my missing thyroid, and my fine family history of anxiety and OCD. I am better … Read More Joy wins ~ Jen

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