I am feeling quite stressed and anxious today. We didn’t get a good nights sleep last night as both Em and Grace were up. But today I had to take Emma back to the paeditricians. We had to take her back because of her low weight of 9.3kgs and she is 20 months. So I . . . → Read More: Wednesday 15th December 2010
I can not believe that it is already December. I am still shocked that Christmas is around the corner. Plus here comes the busy time of Christmas parties and trying to catch up with people over Christmas.
I am sorry I haven’t been updating my page but just been so busy. I have now done . . . → Read More: Tuesday 1st December 2010
EVERYONE NEEDS TO STOP AND THINK ABOUT THEIR REACTIONS
Steve and I had a “date” today which is extremely important in all family lives. We spend so much time being mum and dad that a lot of parents find they do not connect with each other like they used to. Steve . . . → Read More: Monday 1st November 2010
It has taken a while for me to get back to my blog/information page and I do apologise for that. On reflection of this month, I cant believe that I have gotten through it.
The start of the month was full of anxiety, stress and honestly dread of what was to come. After months of . . . → Read More: Sunday 31st October 2010
With having 3.5 years of therapy, I have worked hard at lowering my expecations. Mothers can be mercilessly demanding on themselves. Many mothers strive to meet the hightest standards and expectations of their role only to feel guilty for failing to be the perfect mother, partner, relation, friend, worker, housekeeper, dieter and citizen. At a . . . → Read More: Is this your expectation?
Yesterday I went and saw my psychiatrist and I explained to him that “keeping well” is exhausting. I am so busy analysising everything I do that its hard to keep up. But like he said and I guess you had to be there to get the full meaning of when he said I have to . . . → Read More: Tuesday 7th September 2010
What a week but it has been a great week. I have received just so much information and ideas which I would love to put on this site and in other ways. It gives me hope and encouragement that I am definately doing something positive for the community to putting my journey of PND and . . . → Read More: 27th August 2010
Today I have had a very busy day doing a training course called ASIST which is run by Lifeline. ASIST stands for Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training. It is very confronting in regards to your beliefs and attitudes towards suicide but my goodness it is so worth the training.
I feel that all Maternal Health . . . → Read More: Monday 23rd August 2010