PND series Kathryn Bilski

Let’s talk postnatal depression

Ssshhhhh, we don’t talk about postnatal depression, or at least that’s what the world of motherhood would have you believe. Well stuff that, I suffered and maybe if there were more real-life mom blogs out there telling their truth I would have realised sooner. But there wasn’t and one of the reasons I started sharing […]

My postnatal depression story

I want to write this all down before it becomes a too distant memory. I think I’ve shared bits and pieces of my experience before but I felt it deserves its own post, so here goes. Firstly everyone’s experience with postnatal depression (PND) is different and unique. My story will be completely different to every […]

A feeling I can’t put my finger on

A feeling I can’t put my finger on. I wasn’t going to write anything today, but I’m sitting in bed (it’s 9:20pm) and I have a feeling that I can’t name; I can put my finger on exactly what it is. I know it feels uncomfortable and uneasy. It makes me feel a little scared […]

The hand break (and other things)

The hand break (and other things) Friday afternoon resulted in T and I going to visit Nats for wine around 4:30pm. I’d taken T’s dinner with us because then, for a change, I didn’t have to rush home for dinner time and it was lovely. At 6pm we headed home but N had a girlfriend […]

Postnatal depression stories

Severe postnatal depression without psychotic episodes

Severe postnatal depression without psychotic episodes. That was my diagnosis; see, there’s always a silver lining. I wasn’t having psychotic episodes! Yay!!! That diagnosis was given in February this year, 14 months after my son was born. Yup, that’s right, I left it undiagnosed and untreated for 14 whole months! How you ask, well, I […]