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Postpartum Depression Can Eat My Dust: Climb Out of the Darkness 2014

Four years ago I wanted to die. I wasn’t suicidal, to be clear, I made no plans — I was just sort of okay with the idea of not being alive any more. The sheer act of living was harder than I’d ever expected it to be and some days — the worst days — despite having a bouncing bundle of reasons to live in my seven month old baby, I just didn’t think I could do it anymore. Read more →

A very personal fundraiser.

As many of you know, after the birth of my daughter Delilah in 2009 I suffered from a severe case of postpartum depression and OCD. It caught me completely off guard, but it shouldn’t have — one in seven mothers will find herself in its grasp. The illness and subsequent recovery changed my life in many ways (for one, I now… Read more →