Without this, without a recognition of our failures and successes, there would be no ambition, no progress, and there would be nothing to fuel us when things are bleak. It’s how we keep good moments with us forever, and how we remember that things won’t always be this hard.
“After having him, I felt very anxious because I was unable to breastfeed. I have never been a anxious person and the feelings I had postpartum were foreign and overwhelming. However, because my doctor thought I was ‘happy and upbeat’ she kept saying I was fine and did not have postpartum depression.”