Conversations with Depression

Note: These are notes I’ve scribbled over the years. I just wanted to assure everyone I am ok, and just felt it time they saw the light of day … in the hope that they make a difference to someone. Being Mental Health Week, I thought now was a good…

ENOUGH!

So, I’ve kind’ve been a bit elusive about it, and kind’ve eluded to it also, at times. Kind of. The last few days … weeks … months, I’ve been feeling rather crapulent. Or, not feeling, as the case may be. A re-visit to the psych had me as “severely depressed”…

PND and Speaking Up

I had big plans for PND Week and the encouraging of mums to speak up – and ask for help – cos it really is a very, very sucky illness that I don’t like very much. And I really don’t want other’s to go through what I went through, because…

Mad Cow, Bluebird

I’m heading off, interstate, again tomorrow. Kidless, husbandless, and hopefully not coffeeless. That wouldn’t be pretty for anyone. I blame my body before baby. It’s pretty special, actually. I’ve been asked to be a spokesperson, an ambassador, if you will, for postnatal depression. Something I wanted to do when I…