I come from a long line of women who kneaded tortilla dough in the morning, tended to gardens in the afternoon and caressed their children’s faces in the evenings.
I also come from a long line of Mexican migrant workers who allowed the sun to kiss their necks and hands while in the fields.
I also come from a long line of individuals who take pride in their ability to take care of themselves with help from no one or anything.
Coming from a long line of resilient and fierce individuals may have caused a problem though. . .when I finally admitted to myself and my doctor that I needed something to help me overcome my postpartum depression and anxiety, I felt like a failure.Read More