Are you a professional who is passionate about women’s sexuality and pleasure?

Women’s sexuality and pleasure is a complex and multifaceted topic that has been studied and discussed by researchers and experts in a variety of fields. Studies have shown that women’s sexual desires and experiences can vary greatly, and that there is a wide range of factors that can influence a woman’s sexual pleasure, including physical,Continue reading “Are you a professional who is passionate about women’s sexuality and pleasure?”

How did I get back to ‘me’ after trauma, loss, and depression?

The other day someone sent me a message and said she didn’t know how I did it. How did I get back to ‘me’ after everything I went through? First, I gave myself grace. Then, I got to work. And the first thing I had to do was make a decision. I wasn’t going to settleContinue reading “How did I get back to ‘me’ after trauma, loss, and depression?”

A Raw Account of Motherhood with Postpartum Depression – Part 5

. . . continued from My PPD Story . . . The truth is I don’t know how this story is going to end. I can pinpoint the exact therapy sessions during which I finally chose to release the pain of my past and how glorious it felt as the ugliness physically left my body,Continue reading “A Raw Account of Motherhood with Postpartum Depression – Part 5”

A Raw Account of Motherhood with Postpartum Depression – Part 4

. . . continued from My PPD Story . . . When the baby arrived and the surge of post-pregnancy hormones washed over me, I felt at peace for a brief moment. I was happy in my little life, content with my wondrous family and the breath of fresh air a newborn brings into yourContinue reading “A Raw Account of Motherhood with Postpartum Depression – Part 4”

A Raw Account of Motherhood with Postpartum Depression – Part 3

. . . continued from My PPD Story . . . My husband’s grandmother lost her in-home caretaker and my mother-in-law volunteered to stay with her while they sought a replacement. Turns out the arrangement was a rather good one and remains indefinite to date. This is wonderful, with the exception that it essentially leftContinue reading “A Raw Account of Motherhood with Postpartum Depression – Part 3”

A Raw Account of Motherhood with Postpartum Depression – Part 2

. . . continued from My PPD Story . . . When I discovered I was pregnant with my first child shortly after completing the intensive outpatient program, I stopped all prescriptions.  I knew the darkness inside me was not good for my baby or myself, but I also knew the risks I would beContinue reading “A Raw Account of Motherhood with Postpartum Depression – Part 2”

A Raw Account of Motherhood with Postpartum Depression – Part 1

The following is an excerpt from an article I wrote in January 2015 about my postpartum journey.  There are so many layers to my story, I am not sure where to begin. Motherhood has been fickle for me; consistently inconsistent, if you will. Some days, I’m on top of my game, juggling diapers and LegosContinue reading “A Raw Account of Motherhood with Postpartum Depression – Part 1”

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