Thursday, August 26, 2010

In a bit of a rough spot...

I know I haven't posted much lately but, as I've mentioned before, I've had a lot going on and family comes before blogging.  I hope to get back to writing more often as I think it IS therapeutic for me in a sense.  It's been a rough year, which started last November, and things haven't been getting any easier.  I can't go into details, because it's personal and family related, but I promise I will be back as time allows.

On that note, I pose a question to the other PPD survivors I "know" through blogs... do you feel people see and/or treat you differently since your PPD?  Do you ever feel that your bad moods, or rough spots, are treated as an extension of your past PPD even when you feel it's likely unrelated?  Let me explain, as I noted above, I've been in a bit of a rough spot lately.  I've been down in the dumps periodically and, most certainly, stressed to the max but it feels NOTHING like my PPD.  My PPD was a feeling I couldn't explain; what I'm going through now I can explain; I can make a list of the problems I'm having, why they bother me, and how I want to fix them.  It's the difficulty in accomplishing the latter that causes the most trouble.  Yet I feel that even my husband wants to "explain it away" by throwing it under the PPD blanket rather than dealing with, or helping me deal with, the issues at hand.  Just some food for thought.  For now, my supposedly napping, over-tired toddler is making odd thumping sounds in the next room. Thus a big reason my blog sits lonely in cyberspace...
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