Tag: Post Partum Depression

Letters to a New Mom: Post-Partum Mental Health Issues and You

Some moms who blog here on ChicagoNow are doing a project together called “Letters to a New Mom.” Sheila, who writes the blog, Mary Tyler Mom came up with the idea. Genius! I couldn’t resist. New moms need to be educated about potential changes in their mental health status post baby. Dear New Mom (or... Read more »

Thank you, Ativan, for helping me bleeding out a book...again!

People have been asking the same three questions lately. 1) Why don’t you post as much on Facebook? 2) When book number two is coming out? 3) Can I have some of your Ativan? First of all, about Facebook, well, when I have something to say, I say it. I just have less to say... Read more »

I think the royal baby should be called Thor

The royal vagina has birthed a wee baby! I think Will and Kate should consider the name Thor. It’s robust and regal and powerful. Ah, but as usual, the haters are all, “Who cares what they name the baby?“ and “What’s the big deal? Women do it every day?”  Whatever jerk wads. I, on the... Read more »

Crazy Pills, Bloggers and First World Problems

Recently three bloggers who I enjoy shared with their readers about their struggles with depression. They have historically alluded to their struggles with mental health issues, but never in the intense and painfully revealing recently emoted way of recent blogs. Here are the links. http://thebloggess.com/2012/01/the-fight-goes-on/ http://shinyinside.blogspot.com/2011/11/this-is-not-about-depression-its-about.html –   http://hyperboleandahalf.blogspot.com/  Nothing like a creative mind to really... Read more »