Uncategorized, Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, recovery

Bella’s Babbles: Saturday Edition 05/25/2019

It’s been another one of those weeks where the week has been such a week that Friday came and went without a published babble.   My apologies… But, now that it is Saturday, and it is more calm on the home front, I now have the room to sit and well, babble. Cats As I sit… Continue reading Bella’s Babbles: Saturday Edition 05/25/2019

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, recovery, Uncategorized

A Day Spent As Van Gogh

This weekend was one spent creatively. Not so much did I find creative ways to spend my time, but I used my creativity all weekend, spending hours upon hours, engrossed in art projects, just me, alone with my supplies, lost in my head, creating a masterpiece. I suppose it was what I needed, as I… Continue reading A Day Spent As Van Gogh

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, recovery, Uncategorized

Bella’s Babbles Friday Edition 05/17/2019

It feels like it has been a journey this week to get to Friday.  Each day of the week, I have been in a different place mentally and emotionally leading to an extremely exhausting week.  I am beyond relieved that the week is at its closure so I can decompress and prepare for a new… Continue reading Bella’s Babbles Friday Edition 05/17/2019

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

The Haves and the Have Nots

In life there are the haves and the have nots. That can be people and that can mean things, or even experiences. Currently, I am a little caught up in this conundrum.  It very well could be due to the fact that I am bouncing between mania and depression, and my brain is not processing… Continue reading The Haves and the Have Nots

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

Sunday Babbles 5/12/2019

Friday has come and gone.  And there was not a babble that was recorded due a mental day off that was in place.  I did much of nothing on Friday.  Had breakfast, saw my family on their way to work and school and then took a much-needed restorative nap.  Upon waking, I headed out and… Continue reading Sunday Babbles 5/12/2019

Bipolar Disorder

Manic Butterflies

The sitting. But then there's the movement. And how can I not mention the mental buzzing. There’s the lethargy, and exhaustion, but at the same time a desire to run, to run like the wind and to not stop until your legs give out and you topple over, face planting onto the hot, dirty pavement.… Continue reading Manic Butterflies

Bipolar Disorder

Mother’s Day

I have been thinking about Mother’s Day for a while now.  I have had this heavy burden on my heart.  I know that it is supposed to be a joyous holiday, a gleeful day, a day spent with smiles and hugs.  But I am struggling.   I keep thinking about the people who have lost… Continue reading Mother’s Day