Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life

Nightly Routine: Medication

I take my medication at night. Its part of my routine. I open the glass cabinet door and I take a deep breath. I start from the far right of the shelf and I work my way down.  One pill onto the next.  Take two then a sip of water.  Another two, then another sip… Continue reading Nightly Routine: Medication

Everyday Life

Feeling Fancy: Dress for Success

One way I work to combat depression is I work to dress a little fancy. When I dress a little fancy, I feel like I have my own little personal sunshine shining directly over my head, instead of individual sized rain cloud.  I tend to walk with a little pep in my step, I have… Continue reading Feeling Fancy: Dress for Success

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life

A Day of Mindfulness

Sunday I had the opportunity to spend the day at a mindfulness conference.  It was part of the mindfulness class that I am taking and although it was not required, it was highly suggested that we attend the day long retreat as a way to move deeper into our practice.  Insert an influx in my… Continue reading A Day of Mindfulness

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

Lemons and Lemonade

I originally wrote this piece and published it on another blog site this day one year ago, however, it is so spot on or where I am today, that I wanted to reshare it asit so crazy relates to where I am today...   On a nice, warm, spring day, what is better than enjoying… Continue reading Lemons and Lemonade

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

Bella’s Babbles: Friday Edition 2/15/19

The day is nearly over and I have yet to write my weekly babble, golly gee bob willigers, what is going on?  I took the day as a personal day and have done very little work today.  The family had a few appointments today and with the way they were spaced out it made sense… Continue reading Bella’s Babbles: Friday Edition 2/15/19

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

A Letter to My Anxiety

Dear Anxiety, I feel like you are a part of me, like a freckle on my skin that is affixed to me in a permanent way.  I feel like I will never be without you and that you at times, in the dark of the night, you multiply exponentially and are trying to take over… Continue reading A Letter to My Anxiety

Everyday Life, Uncategorized

Bella’ s Babbles : Friday Edition 2/8/2019

Well, made it to Friday, again!  Can I get a woot!  Woot?  It’s been a long week and I am relieved to have the weekend slowly approaching.  I am not relieved that it is slowly approaching but just relieved that it IS approaching. In this week’s babble post I have a few things that I… Continue reading Bella’ s Babbles : Friday Edition 2/8/2019