An honest portrayal of struggling with mental health and motherhood. Like her, I bite my nails and struggle with chronic insomnia. God gave us the gift of modern medicine, and I am not ashamed to take what I need to live the best life that I can.
My struggles with anxiety and depression are personal. I do share at times, and at other times I keep these hidden in the cupboard of my heart. As a part of Hello Mornings, an online group of encouraging ladies who study the Bible together daily, our leader challenged us today to share a picture that reflects our testimony. This is it for me.
I am me. I am broken. I am beautiful. I’m living proof that God redeems hearts, minds, and bodies. I have given birth to two beautiful boys. They are now nearly 5 and 8 years old. It was not easy becoming a mom. I thought it was my dream! It is my dream. But, at times it was a nightmare. I struggled greatly with becoming a stay at home mom with our first son. It was lonely. It was joyful. The highs and lows of motherhood…
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