Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

What Shoes are on my feet?

There are days that I amaze myself at how well I can function.  I am up, dressed, and totally on point.  Out the door before I am supposed to be, at my desk early and cranking away at the good ole to do list and making grand progress.  Almost robotic in a way.   Then… Continue reading What Shoes are on my feet?

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

Sandcastles

I remember as a child going to the ocean.  Packing the car, so snug we could barely move, everything we needed, and only what we needed, for a week’s vacation, in a small compact sedan for a family of five to make a 3-hour drive to the coast.  I personally dreaded the drive, squeezed in… Continue reading Sandcastles

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

In Two Week’s Time

Exhaustion. Weight gain. Numerous mistakes and things simply forgotten. Missed events and canceled plans.   These are all items that I have been dealing with today.  All related to the depression that has plagued my life this last month, hiding in the corners of my life, sneaking out when it felt like it could, tricking… Continue reading In Two Week’s Time

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

Truths…

It’s been a while since I have taken the time to sit down and write.  True. I have not been feeling motivated to write. True. I don’t feel like I have had much creativity over the last few weeks. True. I have been struggling to make it through the workday.  True. I have been sleeping… Continue reading Truths…

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, recovery, Uncategorized

Cheeseburgers and Happiness

Friday is upon us once again.  I am not sure if it came as a surprise this week, or if it was a long waited upon day.  This week has been a wonky one, it has been long and short in the same kind of a weird way. Regardless, I am looking forward to the… Continue reading Cheeseburgers and Happiness

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, recovery, Uncategorized

Anti-Anxiety Cat Napping Music Swaying

After a long weekend of embracing my inner cat (sleeping, napping, and sleeping some more), it is back to the work week and being human which consists of wearing form fitting clothes, a for-real bra, and make-up.  Every part of me thinks that the weekend went by too quickly and my inner cat still wants… Continue reading Anti-Anxiety Cat Napping Music Swaying

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, recovery, Uncategorized

An Apple a Day…

There’s the old adage that an apple a day keeps the doctor away, and for the life of me I am not sure if eating an apple a day ACTUALLY keeps a doctor away.  I used to eat apples, but they never kept the doctor away, so I gave up because you know I am… Continue reading An Apple a Day…