endometriosis, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

The Empty Swing: My Infertility Struggle

I was diagnosed with infertility 2007 after my first of six surgeries for Endometriosis and Adenomyosis, a journey that resulted in a hysterectomy in late 2014.  I spent years suffering with the emotional and physical pain of not being able to conceive a pregnancy and I mourned never having a child of my own.  The… Continue reading The Empty Swing: My Infertility Struggle

Bipolar Disorder, endometriosis, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

I’ll Have What She is Having

Photo by Daria Shevtsova on Pexels.com When you go out to dinner, do you ever get jealous of what someone else orders when you see the waitress bringing it by?  I do, a lot, to be perfectly honest.  I am one of those people who struggle to make up my mind as to what I… Continue reading I’ll Have What She is Having

Bipolar Disorder, endometriosis, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

Five to Seven Days

In the movie My Girl, the main actress, Vada, played by Anna Chlumsky gets her period, I believe for the first time.  When Thomas, played by Macaulay Culkin, comes to her door she informs him that he needs to come back in 5-7 days.  I have no clue what else happened in this movie, but… Continue reading Five to Seven Days

endometriosis, Uncategorized

Barren

Originally published last year, I felt a strong need to repost this blog... I am hoping it reaches the person that needs to read this... ~Bella ___________________________ I always wanted to be a mom.  Much like my mother, I wanted to be a stay at home mom, make baby food from scratch and home school… Continue reading Barren

Bipolar Disorder, endometriosis, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

The Spawn of Satan

A spawn is defined as the following “the product or offspring of a person or place (used to express distaste or disgust)” by dictionary.com.  This definition will come in handy as you continue to read this blog.  As discussed in previous blogs, I have never had a child.  Therefore, I do not have any spawn,… Continue reading The Spawn of Satan

anorexia, Bipolar Disorder, endometriosis, Uncategorized

“There’s Glory in Sharing Your Story”

Myloudbipolarwhispers (myloudbipolarwhispers) started a compaign in honor of May being National Mental Health Awareness Month, where they are working to have people share their story. I am honored to share my story as a way to help her with her movement. Who Am I? Hi! My name is Michelle, but I have been called Bella… Continue reading “There’s Glory in Sharing Your Story”

Bipolar Disorder, endometriosis, Uncategorized

Earth Day Adventures

This time last year I was preparing to embark on my first backpacking trip.  The excitement swelled inside of me.  To be out in the wilderness for a weekend, carrying only what I needed on my back was something new to me and it was adventurous.  And this made it something that I really wanted… Continue reading Earth Day Adventures