Embarking on this challenge of writing out and sharing my postpartum depression journey here has been the ultimate exercise in vulnerability. I didn't think I would ever in my life write on these topics, and now I'm not sure I will ever stop writing about these topics (I mean, in general. Don't worry, Brimming will... Continue Reading →
It Ended With Brimming: My PPD Recovery
How to Help a Mom Through Postpartum Depression: Dos and Don’ts From a Mom Who’s Been There
If a mom you know and love is brave enough to confide in you, this is a guide to help you through those early conversations.
When It’s Really Not Baby Blues (Because It’s Definitely Postpartum Depression)
It was "only baby blues". I was "only moody". I was "only sleep-deprived" and "only hormonal". I was blind to the obvious, I refused to see the truth. The truth, that is only so vivid in retrospect, that I had postpartum depression. You see, I had my misconceptions about it. I had seen it egregiously... Continue Reading →
It Started With the First Ultrasound: Postpartum Depression
I couldn't tell the story of my postpartum depression without going back to its origin. A highly personal and revealing story of my high-risk pregnancy.