Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, recovery, Uncategorized

Hidden Blessings

This weekend I spent time doing numerous things: I napped (gloriousness, I tell you, pure heaven) I went to the gym (Not quite gloriousness, but a good experience that made me feel proud of my accomplishment) Tidying up parts of my home (again felt pride and accomplishment for getting things done off my to do… Continue reading Hidden Blessings

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, recovery, Uncategorized

A Friday Babble: Short and Sweet

I have been writing for an extended period of time today. I wanted to write about the week that I have had as it has been a heck of a week. But I keep writing and writing and words keep flowing, but the words and the sentences that the words and sentences are creating are… Continue reading A Friday Babble: Short and Sweet

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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?

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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

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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

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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…