C.F. Selsky grew up in the Mid-Atlantic and Midwest and now lives in the D.C. area. She enjoys spending time with her husband, her curious, giggly baby and assertive (read: bossy) pup. She is a news junkie who loves foreign languages, all-things-chickpea and the worst (or is it the best?) reality TV. As a new mom, she has rediscovered a love of writing.
When I first decided to write about postpartum depression and anxiety, I found myself writing about how I felt after it passed. After all, I had lived through it, and I wanted other mamas to know…that it — postpartum depression and anxiety, that is — does not last forever. I got better, so they could, too. After working on a few pieces, I received some feedback from an editor, who essentially said: Instead of writing about what came after it, why not write about it, itself? Truthfully, I was scared… >> Read More