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What It's Like to Suffer from Postpartum Depression

Posted by Allison Hietbrink on

... I couldn't even accept how wonderful it was because I was so scared that at some point, the other shoe would drop. I lived in fear of a possible moment in which it would all be ripped away from me ... 

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Rose-Colored Outrage

Posted by Allison Hietbrink on

... I've never worried about my kids being targeted by gun-violence because of the color of their skin. Only now, when guns have made their way into the very same type of schools that my children attend, am I outraged ...

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... but am I Skinny?

Posted by Allison Hietbrink on

... after all, am I really being a great wife if my body isn't what we are told most men want to see? Am I really being a good mom if I can't find time to diet/exercise myself to a size 2? Am I anything if I am not something nice to look at? ...

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