Monster. (Journalwithme#3)

When people think about monsters, they tend to think about some of the most foul creatures to walk the earth. I'm talking about Dracula, the boogeyman, Big Foot and so on. Some monsters are more evil, more conniving. They prey on your emotions, fill your mind with irrational thoughts and ridiculous fears. They feed on …

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Infant Hip Dysplasia: My Journey as a New Mother Dealing with a Medical Crisis

The article was edited for length and/or clarity. Pregnancy is a wonderful thing to experience. It’s growing a human being, a little mini you that shares your characteristics and those of your partner. Pregnancy is an adventure. It’s unpredictable, and can throw everyone it affects through a loop. More often than not, women go into …

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A Year Long Battle with Post Partum Depression

It's hard to admit that you have fault of any kind, and even more so if you're ashamed of that particular fault. The year after I had my daughter was one of the most difficult years of my life. I struggled with an array of emotions and hormonal changes after giving birth, and I suffered …

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