Am I the only one?

Am I the only one who feels. Like they are failing at this parenting thing?  Am I the only one forgetting to extend grace and yelling instead?  Am I the only one who often dreams of running away- but knows she’d miss her kids and husband too much? 

I have had a bad couple weeks. Depression is weighing me down like an anchor. Anxiety, OCD and intrusive thoughts run my life. I am severely lacking in short term memory….. so much so my sister noticed. 

Shouldn’t I see some improvement? It’s been like 9 months. And nothing, worse if anything. I’m so sick of being like this. Mood swings, anger, sadness, apathy, panic… what’s it going to take to make it go away?????

Author: thethingswehideinside

Im an almost 40 year old mom struggling through this life with two children, a husband, a houseful of animals. We all have mental or physical challenges that make daily life even harder, this is our journey.

4 thoughts on “Am I the only one?”

  1. Hi I think you are not the only one lots of parents face this all I can say from my experience is that you have to stop being super woman and start being human prioritize your work ask for help have some me time just doing nothing it will help you see things in a better perspective All the best I hope this helps Take care

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  2. Hi there, I really appreciate the openness to your writing! I therefore nominated you for the Liebster Award, check my latest blog post 🙂 Feel free to join in or not join in, what ever feels right for you 🙂

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