After the birth of my second baby, I struggled to function on even a basic personal level. Self-neglect seemed to fit like an old sweater. I got by eating the crusts of my toddler’s grilled cheese sandwiches, and with “mini-naps” in between the baby’s nightly feedings, for months! Everything was fine, I was adjusting to my new life of bankruptcy, I would adapt to these new physical stresses. I could handle it! Continue reading
Society likes to peg the average mom as hormonally imbalanced and, as a result, mentally and emotionally unstable. Hormonal moms have been the butt of one too many jokes, and the running cliché of one too many a sitcom, but the truth is, struggling with hormonal imbalance is not a joke! It can be seriously disabling and may even be fatal.