It's no secret that kids are walking, talking breeding grounds for all kinds of bacteria and germs. Their non-existent immune systems take an absolute battering in the first few years, and nothing prepared me for the amount of illness that Molly came down with. Her health is the one thing that still sets my anxiety off, … Continue reading 11 tips on surviving winter with health anxiety and sick toddlers
As many of you know I am an anxiety sufferer. While I have mostly got it under control, the one thing that still gives it power is my daughter's health. Like most babies, she had a torrent of constant illness as her immune system was developing, in particular ear infections (15 in about 8 months). … Continue reading Meningitis B vaccine and health anxiety progression
The last time I came close to having a full blown panic attack was when we were on holiday back in May and Molly had a high temperature. My anxiety levels were through the roof because we were in a foreign country and I was convinced that she had contracted some deadly virus. She was fine, … Continue reading Anxiety or flu?
It is basic common sense and a natural instinct to want to keep everything clean, including yourself, and anyone who comes into contact with your lovely new baby. When you're a super anxious mum however, you can take this to the extreme. I was absolutely obsessed with germs, and I had no problem whatsoever telling … Continue reading Anxiety, germs and illness…oh my!