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Dealing With A Rough Patch – Anxiety

Having always been what I consider a 'bit of a worrier' most of my life, I think the severe anxiety I felt with my PND will always be with me to some degree. I have much more of a control on it now and have learnt valuable techniques to combat it, but no matter how… Continue reading Dealing With A Rough Patch – Anxiety

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Postnatal Depression – Has It Improved Me?

Sounds strange but I think it might have. I was perfectly happy before postnatal depression struck. In fact the year leading up to my daughters birth was the happiest of my life. I had my dream wedding, a job I loved, we had moved into a new home and had the joy of being pregnant… Continue reading Postnatal Depression – Has It Improved Me?

Everyday Parenting, Postnatal Depression, Uncategorized

The Importance Of Me Time

Recently on #pndhour (Ran by @PNDandMe on Twitter Wednesday's 8pm GMT) we spoke about self care. Taking time for yourself is so important! I think if I had made a little more time for myself in the beginning it would have really helped. I found it very difficult to allow myself 'Me Time' I had opportunities,… Continue reading The Importance Of Me Time

Anxiety & Panic, Postnatal Depression, Uncategorized

Anxiety, Panic Attacks & Obsessive thoughts – oh my!

I suffered severe anxiety alongside my PND - the two fed off of each other and I was trapped in an endless loop of negative feelings. When I first started having panic attacks I had no idea what was happening to me. My heart was racing, it felt as though it were going to explode… Continue reading Anxiety, Panic Attacks & Obsessive thoughts – oh my!