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I’m a better mom on anxiety medication

Anxiety is a real and awful reality. But it doesn’t have to rule your life.

Anxiety
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Let me start off by saying that this is a difficult post for me to write.

There are many different people in my life that I always worry will think of me differently when I talk about having anxiety. I also know that there’s a lot of stigma attached to anxiety.

I realise that anxiety is “all in my head”. It’s a mental health issue. That doesn’t make it any less real.

Getting back to (blogging) basics

Back to blogging basics

Hello internet

You may have noticed (or not – that’s okay too) that I’ve been fairly quiet on the old blog here. One of the main reasons is that I’m now the mama to a baby boy! If you follow me on Instagram, you’ll know that my account is essentially just a Matthew Stan account now. I can’t help myself, he’s just too cute.

The other reason I’ve been so quiet is that, if I’m being 100% honest, I’ve fallen out of love with blogging.

5 Reasons the First Trimester of Pregnancy Is the Worst!

First trimester woes during pregnancy are by no means a new struggle, but it really sucks a whole bunch.

First trimester of pregnancy woes

You may have seen my previous blog post where I revealed just how Daniel and I told our family that we were finally expecting our very own Player 3!

Watch: The Big #BabyBean Announcement!

If you haven’t checked it out, there’s an adorable video where you can watch my family freak out, cry and generally celebrate with us. It’s super cute.

At the time of making the big reveal, I was only about 5 or 6 weeks pregnant. The euphoria of finally expecting was strong and the full effects of the first trimester had not yet hit. But boy was I in for a surprise…