Postpartum Elation

Postpartum Elation

“Are your prayers different?  Now that you’ve been healed,” my partner asked me one morning. “What?” I really didn’t know what he was talking about. He explained: “I mean, you were depressed. But since our daughter’s birth, you haven’t been.  No meds.  No sadness. ...
Depression is Lying

Depression is Lying

Depression is lying. Not all the time, but … well … a lot of the time. Because most people don’t want to hear more than “Fine,” when they ask: “How are you?” I lied throughout my pregnancy. The questions were generally the same: How are you?  Aren’t you excited? ...
Personal Interview with The AYG List

Personal Interview with The AYG List

This past week, I had the privilege of talking with my friend and colleague April Yvonne Garrett on her radio show, The AYG List. We had planned to talk about how mental health challenges are showing up in the news headlines and some of my thoughts about advocacy and...