Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, recovery, Uncategorized

Maintaining Balance

At times life gets insane.  Waking up, getting the household ready for work and school.  Working the day away, only to come home, and start the after-work routine.  It’s exhausting and seemingly relentless. If you co-manage your life with a mental health condition, life gets even more complicated.  All that needs to be accomplished can… Continue reading Maintaining Balance

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, hiking, recovery, Uncategorized

Some Days

Everyday things happen and in the same element, they also don’t happen. There are good days, bad days, and “meh” days. We have productive days and then we have days that are not. Some days we are down, feeling unmotivated, and just want to snuggle with a soft blanket on the couch with your two… Continue reading Some Days

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

Mosaics and Life

This morning, I am sitting on the couch with one cat on each side of me.  Both are stretched out and resembling potatoes (they are orange tabbies).  Every so often my girl cat, Charlee Mae, will lift her head, turn it around and meow at me.  I haven’t a clue why.  Is my typing too… Continue reading Mosaics and Life

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, recovery, Uncategorized

When Anxiety Attacks

I am stable.  My mood has been even.  I am neither high nor low, depressed nor manic.  It is such a gift.  It has enabled me to accomplish much over the last 6 or 7 weeks.  I am thrilled to be in this place of stability. However, life is not all hunky doory.  I have… Continue reading When Anxiety Attacks

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, recovery, Uncategorized

I am woman hear me roar!~

Helen Reddy sang the song, I am Woman back in 1971 with the first line of the lyrics stating “I am woman hear me roar”… the following lyrics were: …In numbers too big to ignore And I know too much to go back an' pretend 'Cause I've heard it all before And I've been down… Continue reading I am woman hear me roar!~