I was diagnosed with Postnatal Depression at 6months postpartum but to be honest, I know I was suffering much earlier than that, probably starting during pregnancy. During this time my husband has been there, always by my side, being my rock. I couldn’t have survived without his support. I’m writing this letter to thank him.… Continue reading Dear husband, thank you for your support during my PND
My depression feeds off silence…. I fight it by talking. It’s Time to Talk Day – run by Time to Change I’m not yet at a point in my recovery where I’m able to share my identity however, that doesn’t stop me from talking. I’ve created this blog, plus Twitter and Instagram accounts, where I’m… Continue reading Time To Talk Day
You might be wondering what #PNDoz is doing all over my header image and on my Twitter profile… well here is a post to explain. Become Mum and I are two mothers in Australia who have been diagnosed with Postnatal Depression. We found each other on Twitter and linked in with the lovely people using… Continue reading What is #PNDoz?
Today I’ve been thinking about an idea to find simple pleasures in our surroundings. It’s so easy to get caught up in your worries of the future or pain from the past. I’m hoping that this project will help me and others take some time to really absorb what is around us. This is the… Continue reading Mindful Photography Project
This week I’ve been thinking about support and I came to realise that… It’s ok to ask for help. You will get stronger and when you do, you can return the favour. If you are looking for help and support with depression and anxiety please seek professional medical advice from a GP. If you are… Continue reading Monday Morning Musings II
During my Postnatal Depression journey I’ve come across, and used, many services that I’d like to mention and give thanks to. I’d never be at the point where I am now and so quickly after being diagnosed without each of their help. Being from the UK, I had no prior knowledge or experience of… Continue reading PND: Services available in Sydney