anorexia, Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, recovery, Uncategorized

I’ve Gained More Than Just Weight

It dawned on me the other day when I got sight of my nakedness when I was climbing into the shower that I am everything that young me feared I would turn out to be.  Pretty frightening actually. Quite the opening sentence, huh.  I can be harsh, especially when I talk about myself and my… Continue reading I’ve Gained More Than Just Weight

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

Pep Talks

A pep talk is a noun that is defined as “a talk intended to make someone feel more courageous or enthusiastic.” I needed one of these talks yesterday after my psychiatry appointment. Over the last two weeks I have literally been a combination of super woman and wonder woman.  I have been able to leap… Continue reading Pep Talks

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, recovery, Uncategorized

Bella’s Babbles: Friday Edition 03/29/2018

Happy last Friday in March!~ It seems like March flew by like a leprechaun riding a rainbow to a magical pot-o-gold perhaps?!?  Although there have been many long days, when I look at the month as a whole, it seems to have been a short month and I am not totally sure how that is… Continue reading Bella’s Babbles: Friday Edition 03/29/2018

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, recovery, Uncategorized

Staring At My Shoes

Today I sat down, and I looked at my to do list.  It was hard to do as my to do list is a combination of like for reals multiple pages on several different note pads.  I am kind of an organized person, in that unorganized all over the place kind of a way.  I… Continue reading Staring At My Shoes

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

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

Bella’s Babbles Friday Edition 3/22/2019

This week is Spring Break for my house hold so it has been a little bit of a different vibe and for sure a different schedule.  The later half of the week the whole family has been home together, and it has been harmonious.  But just because Spring is here and teens are off school,… Continue reading Bella’s Babbles Friday Edition 3/22/2019

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

Kind Words that Eliminate Fears

Today I am reminded how kind words can be transforming for a person and can assist in eliminating fears. To have someone speak to you kindly, with compassion and love from their heart can be exactly what you need on any given day.  And then when someone identifies your demanding work and points out that… Continue reading Kind Words that Eliminate Fears