Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, recovery, therapy, Uncategorized

Bella’s Big Adventure: Two Sleeps

I have two nights remaining, or two sleeps, that’s the way we used to count down the days until Christmas, by the number of sleeps.  I have two sleeps until I leave for treatment. My to do list is starting to get shorter.  The pile of things to pack is getting taller.  The exhaustion is… Continue reading Bella’s Big Adventure: Two Sleeps

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, recovery, therapy, Uncategorized

Bella’s Big Adventure: The Home Stretch

I leave for treatment on Thursday.  It seems to have come upon us quickly in that slow agonizing kind of way.  I am the kind of person that once I have my mind made up, I am set and I am ready.  When I have to wait it is pure agony for me. I know… Continue reading Bella’s Big Adventure: The Home Stretch

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, recovery, therapy, Uncategorized

Bella’s Big Adventure: Perspective

The days are passing quickly.  I suspect that it is due to being so busy.  However, I feel like I am barely keeping my head above water so to speak, only getting done the bare minimum and my head is swimming with what still needs to be done before I leave for my big adventure.… Continue reading Bella’s Big Adventure: Perspective

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, recovery, therapy, Uncategorized

Bella’s Big Adventure

In less than two weeks I am going on an adventure.  There could be lions, tigers, or bears (oh my!~)  It was suggested that I pack light and there was a whole list of what to bring, and an even longer list of what not to bring, and I am stressing over the whole packing… Continue reading Bella’s Big Adventure

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, recovery, therapy, Uncategorized

Love Made Me Do It

What is the thing deep down inside of you that motivates you to do what you do? Well, for me, sometimes it is fear, others it is spite. At times it’s stupidity or loyalty.  However more often than not, love is the reason that I act the way that I do.   Sunday, I had… Continue reading Love Made Me Do It

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, hiking, recovery, therapy, Uncategorized

A Weekend Update: Facing Fears

I don’t usually write on the weekend, not sure why, it just doesn’t usually happen.  However, today I feel like writing, so that’s what this girl is going to do.  It has been quite a weekend and it is still only Sunday morning, with a whole day a head of me with a huge event… Continue reading A Weekend Update: Facing Fears

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, recovery, therapy, Uncategorized

Making the Most of My Appointments

I often find myself in a place where I have far more to say than my time limit allows when visiting with my doctors.  This often frustrated me in the past.  I am a person of many words (as I am sure you have picked up on) and I always seem to have quite a… Continue reading Making the Most of My Appointments