Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, recovery, Uncategorized

Am I disabled?

The definition of disable is to (of a disease, injury, or accident) limit (someone) in their movements, senses, or activities.  And it is also means to put out of action.   When I think of something being disabled, I think of the first definition for sure, but the more I dwell on the topic I… Continue reading Am I disabled?

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, recovery, Uncategorized

Friday Babbles: A Dry Well

There are many times that I have much to say but don’t end up writing. I stop myself from typing because what I have to say is not uplifting and edifying and I fear that I will not be a positive influence on others and therefore what I want to write should not be published.… Continue reading Friday Babbles: A Dry Well

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, recovery, Uncategorized

Hidden Blessings

This weekend I spent time doing numerous things: I napped (gloriousness, I tell you, pure heaven) I went to the gym (Not quite gloriousness, but a good experience that made me feel proud of my accomplishment) Tidying up parts of my home (again felt pride and accomplishment for getting things done off my to do… Continue reading Hidden Blessings

Bipolar Disorder, hiking, Uncategorized

A Memorial Hike

Five years ago today, I lost a mentor and friend of mine to cancer. It was a hard loss.  She was young, and so was I. A lot went down when she passed, and I think that made things extra hard.  I was grieving a lot more than just her, but some innocence too. It… Continue reading A Memorial Hike

Bipolar Disorder, recovery, Uncategorized

Blanket Monsters

When I was young, and I could not face the world, I would go to my room and I would hide beneath my blanket, sitting on my floor, with my blanket pulled over my head.  In my head, no one could see me, I was safe, and I was in my own world, numb to… Continue reading Blanket Monsters

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, recovery, Uncategorized

A Friday Babble: Short and Sweet

I have been writing for an extended period of time today. I wanted to write about the week that I have had as it has been a heck of a week. But I keep writing and writing and words keep flowing, but the words and the sentences that the words and sentences are creating are… Continue reading A Friday Babble: Short and Sweet