Yesterday I took a mental health day. It started on Monday with a headache. I went home early, took a nap, woke up at 9:30 and then just went back to bed. I couldn’t get the energy to go to work on Tuesday. Maybe I could have swung it, if I were working from home…… Continue reading Feeling low
This weekend I went home for a girls day with two of my best friends. It was SO needed. My anxiety has been pretty high lately. M’s family had a terrible loss and its been constantly on my mind. We’ve been trying to think of how we can help without equating our loss to theirs,…… Continue reading Treat yo self
We are still moving forward. It’s a weird time. Yesterday I hit 15 weeks, and I still don’t feel comfortable telling people. Currently I just look fat but soon it will be hard to ignore. Our immediate family and some friends know. Seeing me without my wine in hand makes it hard to hide. But…… Continue reading 15 weeks.
After we lost Nora I joined numerous Facebook support groups, found the closest Reddit boards, and read blogs to see what we need to do to move forward. From them I realized we joined a shitty club made up of some of the kindest people. I didn’t meet or read about anyone with the same…… Continue reading Support-ish
“Grief can not be fixed, it can only be experienced. Unless you allow yourself to experience it, it will stay.” “And it can’t be remedied, it must be endured. And it’s the endurance weirdly enough, that becomes the remedy.” Both of these men have seen intense grief and suffered heavy losses. Both have shared their…… Continue reading Grief Role Model?
My birthday was yesterday. I was bugging M. on what plans we should make for the past month. I was really anxious about what we would do. Our friends were having a party on the 15th which I was actively avoiding. Our neighbor who had a baby after Nora, RSVP’d yes and I just didn’t…… Continue reading How to celebrate again?
I started a new job about a month ago. I’m working for a hospital as a web content specialist. I wasn’t sure if I was ready to leave but I figured it couldn’t hurt to apply. After many interviews and a little bit of failed negotiations (lean in, my foot) I accepted the position. The…… Continue reading Pros and Cons