Profile cover photo
Profile photo
A Braun
18 followers
18 followers
About
A's posts

Post has attachment
Public
When The Drugs Didn't Work: A Look at My Experience with "Shock" Therapy
This picture looks real sweet, doesn't it? I catch myself thinking that too, then I remember the day it was taken. I remember how Adelyn didn't sleep soundly like babies are "supposed" to do during these photo shoots (you can see on her face in the photo ac...

Post has attachment
Public
If Recovery from Postpartum Depression Isn't Impossible, Then Neither is Running a 10 km Race!
I was the one in high school that would pretend to be sick on the days where we were supposed to do our "20 minute run". Even at my healthiest weight and several years spent working out (pre-pregnancy), I could never seem to get myself into running. "I'm no...

Post has attachment
I Only Cried One Day: My Relocation Journey & New Store Opening
Many of you are familiar with my "ReChic" journey, and how many twists and turns this  business has thrown me since starting in 2013; I am so thankful that you did not turn your backs when I have had to make multiple adjustments and changes along the way, a...

Post has attachment
My Journey Through Postpartum Depression, In Photos
It is in the eyes. It is true what they say, that the eyes are the "windows to the soul"; when I look back on the pictures of the first 2 years of my daughter's life, I can see that my soul had left me. I can now see that same look in other's eyes - I can r...

Post has attachment
Today We Have Failed.
Today I am angry. Sad. 5 years ago I endured a mental struggle that no woman should ever have to live through. And trust me, I almost didn't. During this 2-year battle for my sanity, my youngest sister was my shining light. She was 19 at the time, and wise ...

Post has attachment
My Top 5 Tips For Running a Successful Handmade Business
(Photo credit Maryanne Firth, The Tribune) Let me start off by saying that I - in no way - consider myself a business expert. However, I am often asked by business owners, or aspiring entrepreneurs, if I have any tips on how to succeed in today's over-satur...

Post has attachment
"Dad's Been in a Fatal Accident..."
David Lampman December 25th, 1959 - July 12th, 2004 "Your house has been trying to get a hold of you", says my (then future) mother-in-law, as Greg and I get back to his house after playing our weekly house league baseball game. I walked into their kitchen ...

Post has attachment
Who is ReChic?
Hi! I'm Amanda and the one with the mermaid hair is Jenn, and we are ReChic. I'm sure most of you know us from our Facebook page, but I realized that I have never really given a formal bio on who we are and how we came to be (as a pair). Here are the quick ...

Post has attachment
Refocusing ReChic; More of What You Love, Less of What We Don't!
When I started painting out of my basement in 2013, I never anticipated the tremendous growth we would see in just over 1 year - I have been blessed with so many awesome clients, and more recently, an amazingly talented business partner. Things have grown s...

Post has attachment
I Survived Without Stretchmarks, But Not Without Scars...
Sometimes the depression is easy to forget. The days in between then and now just keep multiplying - my relation to the pain - less and less. It can be easy to forget the screaming newborn and my screaming brain. Easy to forget the days that death seemed so...
Wait while more posts are being loaded