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Brazil Temporada 2022

We just spent the month of July in Brazil. The kids and I traveled together. Richard couldn’t join us since we just took our family trip to Spain and he wanted to focus on work. My tribe was there – my parents, 6 siblings, and the whole crew of 14 siblings. The plane landed in […]

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Book & Summer 2022

It’s May 2022. In a few weeks my kids will be out of school. I haven’t put them in any summer camp as I only work a few days in June and have finished the book manuscript. My goal was to finish writing it before their holidays so that I would “just” need to edit […]

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1 Year of Treatment

It’s been 1 year since I was hospitalized and over 1 yr and a half since Emma was born. Spain was so refreshing. I miss Europe and I missed traveling. We hadn’t traveled internationally since before the pandemic. It was challenging with two little ones… especially carrying the strollers up hills on cobblestone streets. And […]

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Interview on Anxiety

*this interviewee prefers to remain anonymous and I appreciate & support him Please share a bit about your background I was born and raised in Venezuela, and moved to Miami in 2005 with my parents, right after graduating from high school. I was not aware of any mental health illnesses before 2014. There’s also a […]

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Travel & Brighter Days

This week we will travel to Europe to see my husband’s grandfather and other family members. I have my cousins in Madrid that I absolutely love. I lived with them when I was in college for a summer abroad and since then consider them an extension of my direct family. We are actually very distant […]

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Bipolar Interview

*this interviewee prefers to remain anonymous and I appreciate & support him Please share a bit about your background. I was born in Miami, Florida to an Argentine family. I grew up mostly in Brazil and identify a lot with Brazilian culture. I went to school to get a finance degree. My career evolved from consulting […]

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New Psychiatrist Opinion

I spoke to a new psychiatrist this morning that was recommended by an ex colleague and family friend. This Dr is based in Argentina (the appointment was online via WhatsApp video call), is an ex gynecologist and also worked in the pharmaceutical industry. He also believes this is not a classic postpartum depression case. So […]

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