Vale Stella Young and your no-bullshit inspiration

ā€œIā€™m not your inspiration, thank you very much.ā€ ā€“ Stella Young, TEDx Sydney, 2012 Actually Stella, you have inspired me. I know you would hate to read that. You gave me a kick up the butt and made me stop feeling sorry for myself. Not because you are disabled and have achieved incredible things. But... Continue Reading →

Daily Life: Having Another Child After Postnatal Depression

My memories of early motherhood are not nice. I had post natal depression and anxiety and that first year was the worst thing I have ever been through. None of these things is my son's fault. I was suffering from mental illness. I refused all outside help, not wanting to appear weak, and as a... Continue Reading →

Wishing His Life Away

This is the happiest I am all day,she thought as she lowered the sleeping baby into the cot. I'm wishing his life away. A pang of sadness hit her and she walked back to her own bed. It was 9pm - too late to start anything, she'd be up again with him in a few... Continue Reading →

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