Tag: pregnancy

To Violet

a letter from father to daughter, letter to my future child, this stuff is golden, eddy gardiner,

By Eddy

Waking Up Feels Different

depression, waking up with depression, getting up, getting out of bed, pregnancy, this stuff is golden, mental health, mental illness,

I used to wake up with a routine that was ready to begin. I would go out for a run, earlier than I needed to just to make sure the streets were a little bit emptier. I would run in the dark winter mornings, those icy cold days that made my fingers feel like they …

The Guilt Of Unproductive Days

feeling guilty, guilt and mental illness, unproductive, doing nothing, mental health, mental illness, pregnancy, getting your shit together, this stuff is golden,

Productivity is everywhere. Email and social media makes us so easy to reach, so readily available. We live in a society where emails are expected to be replied to within minutes or hours, depending if they know that you are online. It’s harder to get away from being available to everybody at any time, especially …

Fighting My Postpartum Depression

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By Unfiltered Mama The delivery of my daughter couldn’t have gone more smoothly. I expected unbearable pain and an overdose of stitches, but I took the lucky way out. I was only in labour for four hours and once she was ready to make her appearance, I was able to do so with only three pushes.

Saying No To Antidepressants Whilst Pregnant

depression, depression during pregnancy, feeling depressed, depressed and pregnant, mental illness, mental health, mental illness and pregnancy, this stuff is golden,

I had an antenatal appointment booked at my nearest hospital, which I assumed would be a general check up and maybe a scan. It was pretty much that. My SO and I went into the doctor’s room where a nurse sat on the edge of the ultrasound bed.