Being Mom

My name is Candice and someone calls me mum-mum. I have a gorgeous baby daughter, pushing 10 months. I have recently been admitted to a…erm…I’m not sure what to call it?! Ok, well I have been diagnosed with depression (post-natal depression) to be exact.  I’ve decided to start blogging about my experiences. I intend to be raw and bare my soul in a bid to aid my recovery.  The title? Well, I’m a journalist at the public broadcaster in South Africa. I mainly cover the Constitutional Court (the highest court in the land). And momster is kind of a play on monster (read mother) in-law (more about that hyper complex relationship later). I guess I feel like a momster: afraid and misunderstood. For a long time, my career WAS my identity. But, as a new mom, I am having to relearn Candice. Thank you for walking with me and I hope you gain as much value as I intend to impart in taking up this blogging project. I’m a complete novice. Haven’t written anything (aside from news) in a long time. maybe forever. This is my first blog. Cheers 😁 Please follow and like us:Like this:Like Loading...

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