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    Month: July 2017

    Three For One Rule

    One of the most difficult things to deal with is the constant flow of negative self talk that most of us engage in.  We are constantly judging ourselves, calling ourselves names and, in general, not being kind to ourselves. When you recognize that you’re making a negative/derogatory comment about yourself, stop what you’re doing and […] Read more…

    Post Partum Disaster

      The sounds of his six-week-old cried filled me with terror.  My brain had yet to reconcile itself after his birth.  A screeching noise bounced around my head.  I was so desperate for quiet. I clapped my hands over my ears. As I alluded to in https://www.mentallyinteresting.com/shit-just-got-real, it did not occur to me that it […] Read more…

    Walking the Ledge

    Sixteen years ago I was barreling down I-29 in North Kansas City.  My husband of 10 years and son of three weeks were in the back seat.  I was in the grips of Post Partum Psychosis and I was saturated with fear. I looked at the odometer…60 mph.  The voices that had popped up in […] Read more…