Anxiety & Panic, Our Support Groups, Postnatal Depression, Uncategorized

Asking For Help

I write a lot about reaching out for help, but doing that can be really difficult. Saying those words 'I am struggling' or 'I need help' can be really hard to say. I've been to appointments intending to tell the doctor how I feel and never quite found the words to do it. So how… Continue reading Asking For Help

Everyday Parenting, Uncategorized

Food For Thought

Food for me has always been a pleasure, something to be enjoyed, but I have also had a rocky relationship with it too. I am an emotional eater, if I'm stressed, angry, bored then without even thinking about it I go to the cupboard and reach for the biscuits...or chocolate..or crisps. I use food as… Continue reading Food For Thought

Anxiety & Panic, Everyday Parenting, Postnatal Depression, Uncategorized

Comparison is the thief of Joy

It's natural to compare yourself to others when you become a mum. You end up being given endless (usually contradicting) advice, which makes you constantly question yourself and wonder if you're doing it right. The problem with comparing your situation with others is that you don't really know what their true situation is. Nowadays we… Continue reading Comparison is the thief of Joy

Anxiety & Panic, Postnatal Depression, Uncategorized

Recovery – It Is Possible

Getting to where I am today has not been easy. I set out with intentions for this to be a positive blog, I wanted to offer that hope for recovery which I was searching for when I was suffering the most. I have to visit those dark days to highlight how far I have come.… Continue reading Recovery – It Is Possible

Inspiring Mums Monday & Guest Posts, Postnatal Depression, Uncategorized

PND From My Partners Perspective

This is something I've been thinking about for a while, the partners & people supporting us with PND. How is this experience for them, and what help do they have or wish they had? During my recovery I've been reflecting a lot about the past 3 years, and having conversations with my husband about our… Continue reading PND From My Partners Perspective

Anxiety & Panic, Postnatal Depression, Uncategorized

The Pressure of Perfection

All I have ever dreamt about was being a mum. I was going to be that perfect wife who baked pies ready for her husband when he walked through the door ..."Hi Honey how was your day?" I would ask in my polka dot apron, perfect hair and make up, spotless house, immaculate children ...… Continue reading The Pressure of Perfection

Anxiety & Panic, Postnatal Depression, Uncategorized

Where It All Began…

The day I had my first child was life changing. An obvious statement I know, it's life changing for everyone, but for me it was not only the start of my life as a mum but the day the dark clouds of PND began to roll in. I used to say to my husband "our… Continue reading Where It All Began…

Anxiety & Panic, Postnatal Depression, Uncategorized

My PND Journey – An Introduction

Hi, and thank you for reading my blog. I'm Sarah, wife to an very patient and supportive husband, and mum to 3 wonderful children. I had 3 babies in 3 years (we thought It would be a really good idea to have them all close together!) but over the past 3 1/2 years I've also… Continue reading My PND Journey – An Introduction