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Mandi Em

Mandi Em is a freelance writer, humorist, and the sweary wellness blogger behind Healthy Living For Hot Messes.

Stories By Mandi Em

I Had a Postpartum Mental Breakdown—and Was Convinced I Was Dead

When I became a mom at 19, my depression spiraled out of control until I reached a delirious state. I was very much alive, but certain I'd been dead for years.