Tag Archives: PND

when it all goes wrong again

Today I rang my GP to discuss increasing my medication for anxiety and depression. It is a phone call that I have been putting off for several weeks, hoping to avoid it, that things would start feeling easier. They haven’t, … Continue reading

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the new normal

   How long did it take you to get back to normal after having your baby? It’s a question I hear frequently from brand-new parents, often with a hint of desperation. I’m not sure how to tell them that, nearly … Continue reading

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what keeps me running

When I first started the Couch to 5K, I thought I must be doing something wrong. I hated it, absolutely abhorred it, felt rageful towards the automated voice telling me when to run and when to walk (smug cow). I … Continue reading

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living with postnatal depression

  According to NHS UK, around 1 in 10 mothers suffers from postnatal depression. I am one of them. I wrote about my struggle to bond with Lucas not long after he was born. I was diagnosed with posnatal depression, anxiety and … Continue reading

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