OH NO, MUMMY'S MAD!

An honest blog on the ups and downs of parenting, mental illness recovery and staying well.

OH NO, MUMMY'S MAD!

A snap shot of my life so far…

I came in to the world in 1990, I was a pretty out going child, I had a lovely upbringing and have lots of happy memories, nothing too out of the ordinary.  However when I hit puberty I began struggling Read more…


Anxiety hurts

Just a quick one. I have talked about me getting well again and getting back to the old me after suffering with Postpartum Psychosis, But one thing that has hung around like a bad smell is my anxiety. Day to Read more…


Stress free School holidays

Yeah right! Like that was ever said in an honest sentence. 6 weeks. 43 days, 1032 hours of keeping the kids entertained! There’s been screaming, tantrums, lots of  “mum I’m bored” right after walking through the door from a fun Read more…


Getting well, staying well!

The moment I stepped in to the Leeds Mother and Baby unit, was the first step of recovery for me. I got the medication I needed to regulate the chemicals in my brain. I have always felt ashamed, embarrassed and Read more…


On a lighter note!

I’m heavier 🙁 I have always been up and down with my weight, but nowadays its becoming more up than it is down. As mentioned in my other post I’m getting married on the 6th of July next year and Read more…


So you ask, what the hell is Postpartum Psychosis???

Postpartum Psychosis is hell on earth basically, but I guess I could elaborate a bit more. It’s a rare but serious mental health illness that can affect a woman shortly after giving birth. It affects 1 to 2 women in 1000. Read more…


Omg im not alone! There's others!

Wowsers i’m not alone!! This brilliant lady helped give information and experiences to Eastenders when they covered postpartum psychosis. Its also been on a episode of call the midwife. I’ve never been brave enough to watch either! About