Mum’s Stories
Renee is a blogger, entrepreneur and wellness advocate. After ‘coming out the other side’ of her depression a few years ago, she decided she needed to share not only her story but also the natural tools she used to ‘get through’.
depression, mental health, mum, new zealand
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Depression to a Dream

The things that helped me the most were being around people and getting back into some knitting, for my soon to be baby, with the help of a friend.

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Donna’s Depression

The big event that put me on medication full time was the loss of my dad. I started taking medication every night. I knew if I didn't take it I would crumble.

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Depression 30 Years Ago

Thirty years ago I had post natal depression and things were a bit different back then. My counsellor arranged for me to have a 3 week break from my family. I needed a break but not the isolation.

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Struggling Simone

The "funny" thing about depression is that it never stays the same! Why can it not just stay the same? This is my constant DAILY struggle. I feel judged. I feel like I let people down. I feel tired and I feel alone.

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The Happy Mum That Wasn’t Happy

Finally, one day I just couldn’t do it anymore and I lay on the ground screaming and crying and thinking terrible things about myself. That’s when I realised something wasn’t right and made an appointment to see my doctor.

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Mental Marie

My continuing journey From the moment Crazy Clare told me about Renee’s blog and sharing her story I considered sharing mine. Looking back, being down and tired (I still struggle with the word depression) is probably something I have always battled. But once we started trying for a baby,

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Crazy Clare

My FAB Renee has asked me to share my story of craziness too! I have always wanted to be a mum. It was the only thing I was certain of (if that makes sense?!). My Mum is my hero and I have always wanted to be

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My depression

I've had depression before, when I was about 27, but that time was different. The 'sign' that made me seek professional help was the crying, and I mean sobbing, for no real reason. It felt like I was sad/unhappy when I should've been relatively happy.

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