Fighting for Sanity

Photo taken by contributor Jaeda DeWalt, a conceptual self-portrait artist in her forties from Seattle, Washington. Jaeda’s battles with mental illness hearken back to her earliest memories, at age 4, when she became obsessed with the number four and performed exhaustive rituals in patterns of four. She struggled with her mental health throughout her childhood and teen years until her late twenties when […]

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Lenses

I’m in the worst part of PTSD…the months that lead up to the anniversary of the rape.  The last few weeks have been tremendously difficult and I am still 6 weeks out from the actual date.  PTSD, anxiety, depression and an eating disorder all change the lenses I am seeing everything through. It’s thinking I’ve […]

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Life from a slightly disturbed mind’s perspective

This is my first post. I would like to excuse myself for any grammatical error you may find here; English is not my first language. I hope that my story can help others cope with their situations.     Bipolar diaries: Life from a slightly disturbed mind’s perspective. By: Anonymous   I was first diagnosed […]

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Postpartum Depression and Other Postpartum Issues

You are not alone. It is not your fault. There are treatments that can help you feel better. Talk to your doctor so you can start feeling like yourself again.   What you should know, the basics- “Depression during and after pregnancy occur more often than most people realize. Depression is considered a postpartum illness […]

https://milkymommas.wordpress.com/2016/02/01/postpartum-depression-and-other-postpartum-issues/