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They say ignorance is not an excuse in law. But there are certain offences or crimes that no one needs to be told that it’s wrong. One of such is murder. In the hierarchy of crimes, murder probably ranks high,very high. If not highest. It’s consequence ranges from equal death, life in prison or very...
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Titilope is on the verge of putting to bed, she and her husband had waited in bated breath for the EDD – expected day of delivery. This is not her first, in fact, during her last child delivery, the birthing process was effortless, as if she was midwifed by one of the biblical Hebrew women....
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Also known as post-natal depression, Post-partum depression (PPD) is a form of depression that occurs after child birth and lasts for a long time. It comes with strong feelings of sadness, tiredness and worry, after having your baby, and they can last for a long time, with an onset within 4 weeks after delivery, so...
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Ah, this topic. I talk about depression so much these days, I’m beginning to feel like a mascot *insert favorite costume*. It’s not so funny but when you’re in a place where it is one of the most misunderstood issues and the most avoided as well, you find that there’s a need to keep talking...
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After my diagnosis I told my mother I was depressed, And she said: baby, it’s just the blues, Just like every song has an ending, This one would waltz right through. It’s been three years- I’m still “blue”. I told my father I was depressed, And watched the tears stream down his cheeks, With a heart...
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It is a poison inside of me Slowly, steadily consuming me It is this, this thing eating at me That has it hands clutching at me Its tethers deep in the heart of me Pushing life slowly out of me It is inside of me and surrounding me Gnawing at the essence and fabric of...
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