3 min read.Updated: 19 Jun 2020, 01:15 PM ISTDiksha Basu
After 18 months of postpartum depression, the writer learnt to lean into the idea of motherhood
My first baby was born exactly four weeks before my novel The Windfall hit shelves in North America. It was a busy summer of no sleep, high highs, low lows, and a lingering depression and anxiety that was easily explained, or so I thought. At least I was waking up in the morning and showing up for my publicity events looking pulled together. As long as I was crying behind closed doors and nobody could see me doing it, I was fine.