grief, Happiness

I was a Cancer Caregiver While I was Pregnant. Here’s What I Learnt.

Amidst a dark time in my life, taking care of my mum with terminal cancer, I received a few gifts. Here's what I learnt.

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Happiness

Taking Anti-Depressants on Maternity Leave

So I was browsing the interwebs for information on anti-depressant medications from a student services point of view (I work as an advisor and many of my students take medications in the SSRI and SNRI categories.) I came across a Duke University Psychological Services Page that goes through Anti-Depressant Medication Questions & Answers.  I thought it… Continue reading Taking Anti-Depressants on Maternity Leave

Essays, Happiness

What The Grief of Losing Your Mum is Like – 2.5 Years Down the Road

You probably read the title of this post and thought "oh my gosh, that is tragic."  If you yourself are in the journey, please know that I am approaching this post with a sense of gentleness & deep empathy, as well as authenticity. I believe in adding another voice to the dialogue out there &… Continue reading What The Grief of Losing Your Mum is Like – 2.5 Years Down the Road