Kitchenability Blog - postpartum life

12.06.2017

Battling Postpartum Depression and Anxiety

“Oh My God It happened to me, I thought I was strong, I thought I wasn’t weak, then it hit me like a ton of bricks.” post·par·tum de·pres·sion noun   depression suffered by a mother following childbirth, typically arising from the combination of hormonal changes, psychological adjustment to motherhood, and fatigue. The year of my battle with postpartum depression/anxiety is one I didn’t speak much of till now. […]

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07.20.2017

“Can I get out of Bed?”

New series: My first year of motherhood. The trials, tears, love, and joy. Day 2 Unemployed and Pregnant Jan.8. 2016 I woke up to the buzz of my phone and the rustling of Archer (my dog) attempting to snuggle with me.  I looked down at my phone and my emotions came surging back. It was a former student who I had worked with for a […]

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08.26.2016

An Honest Look at Postpartum Life as a Food and Mommy Blogger

mommy nisa and baby eleanor

Life as a blogger. You hide behind a computer — picking and choosing what you decide to write. Picking and choosing the stories you want to share with the world. Deciding what will be relatable, what will get the most views, comments, or likes. And you stress over the constant failure you may perceive yourself to be. Some days, I think, “There goes another recipe […]

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