Tag: PPD & Anxiety

Baby Body Confessions

Hey mamas! I’m Shelby and I’m stopping by from my blog, The Blissfully Exhausted Mama, to talk to you about an issue many mamas deal with, the baby body blues. Long before I was expecting, my body was in its prime. I spent hours in the gym…

Wish I Had Known About This Sooner

6 weeks ago I posted an update on my FB and IG about how my husband and I were starting to explore other options to help with my PPD & Anxiety. (If you don’t know what I am talking about, here is the post on IG.) I wanted…

My Real Life Nightmare

Have you ever had a horrible nightmare? The kind where you wake up and are so relieved to find out it was just a dream? You take a deep breath; feel instant relief, and then go back to sleep. That is how Post Partum Depression is, except…

Getting Smart with Balance

“And Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in favour with God and man.” – Luke 2:52 This is a passage of scripture that has always meant a lot to me. It shows us that the greatest man that ever walked this earth needed balance in…

Dream vs. Nightmare: What’s your mamahood?

What I had dreamed would be the greatest time of my life turned out to be a complete nightmare. The dream began when I was a very little girl. All I thought about was the day when I would become a mother. I spent every day…

Confessions of a Postpartum Mama

There’s something very surreal about sitting down to write your own personal life experiences. Surreal? More like scary… terrifying… yes, let’s go with terrifying. It might just be because the topic is something people don’t often open up about to random strangers on the internet (hello,…

4 Reasons I Am Running A[nother] Half-Marathon

I ran a half marathon last June in Yellowstone with my sister-in-law and husband. It was one of the WORST experiences of my life. I didn’t realize the entire thing was a trail run and I did not train on a dirt trail once during my…