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Fixing My Mental Health as a Caregiver

Fixing My Mental Health as a Caregiver

Always a Cheerleader         I was always a person who said things like, ‘take care of you first’, and ‘there is nothing wrong with working on your mental health.’ Supporting and listening to those around me who were seeing therapists taking medication […]

‘I’m a Terrible Mother’ and Other Lies my PTSD Told Me

‘I’m a Terrible Mother’ and Other Lies my PTSD Told Me

“I can’t have PTSD” “I can’t. It’s ridiculous to even think,” I thought as the therapist explained my new diagnosis. But even as those thoughts swirled around in my foggy brain, I knew she was correct. Life had gotten really hard, too hard. You know […]