Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, recovery, Uncategorized

Pieces of Art

It dawned on me today as I was looking at pictures in my phone, that we are pieces of art in process of being made into masterpieces. Yup, that’s it, simply put, we are being made into pieces of beauty through all that we are going through, by what we go through, one day at… Continue reading Pieces of Art

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, recovery, Uncategorized

Fight Like a Girl

Often times in life we receive news that’s not what we were expecting.  And we have to figure out ways to deal with the news that we received and process the disappointment that may be associated with the fact we did not hear what we were expecting to hear. There are times where I am… Continue reading Fight Like a Girl

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, recovery, Uncategorized

The Gifts We Receive

The end of July signifies the ending of summer, although where I reside, I will have another two months of heat and summer like weather and temperatures.  The beginning of August is a wonderful transition to a new month, a step closer to the fall, and a break in the weather and cooler days.  August… Continue reading The Gifts We Receive

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Recharging

Recently, I have found that I get depleted of energy quite quickly.  I remind myself of being a device with an old battery that doesn’t keep good charge and needs to be charged often. I was thinking about coffee and how presumably without it, I may not be able to make it through the day… Continue reading Recharging

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Compliance & The Inner Child

Life is starting to balance out.  It is a blessing to wake up in the morning and to experience a calm and peace.  I would have to say that it is magical.   However, in the back of my mind there are questions that are being whispered.  Questions of how long will this last?  Is… Continue reading Compliance & The Inner Child

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Then vs. Now

It’s been three weeks since I have been on a new hormone medication. Ironically, I have had a pretty good three weeks looking back and completing an assessment. I was talking with my mother on the phone the other day and one of the things that I was talking about was how I am beginning… Continue reading Then vs. Now

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, recovery, Uncategorized

What’s holding you back?

I received an email today from a long-time acquaintance where I have had a long on again off again tumultuous relationship.  I want to be with them, and they act like they want me, and we last for a few semesters and then things get ugly, and forms get signed and doctors get involved and… Continue reading What’s holding you back?