Tag: mental health

Becoming A Passenger In My Own Body

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Like many pregnant people, I put my hands around my newly inflated belly. It’s partly because that’s what I see pregnant people do, but I also cradle my bump to highlight how round this belly is becoming. This is to prove to myself and others around me that this is a pregnant belly, that I …

How I Overcame Anxiety

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By Vanessa I see a lot of people on Twitter these days talk about anxiety. Some talk about the attacks they are having and some talk about getting through the anxiety – whether it is a day or a week, you did it and you should be proud. Me, I can say I have been …

The Tale Of My Unplanned Pregnancy

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Most girls know the thought processes that occur when you are a few days late. You have a mini conversation with yourself that goes a little like this: “Holy shit, what if I’m pregnant?!” “Nah, I bet as soon as I buy a test, Mother Nature will come calling.” “Maybe I just need to have sex?” …

14 Quotes About Moving Forward In Life

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Recently I have been feeling stuck. Major life things are happening and yet I am in a waiting zone. I’m impatient enough as it is, but with this forced waiting period I am struggling to embrace the changes that await, and am instead focusing on the not-so-good parts of my past.

Where To Find Support For Mental Illness

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Mental illness can be very isolating. It can feel like you are completely alone in how you are feeling, like nobody else will quite understand what it is you are going through. Sometimes it can be too tough to talk with those closest to you about your mental health. I get that – I’ve had …