Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

Three Years Ago Today

A memory popped up on my facebook feed of an evening I spent with friends from three years ago.  It was one of those canvas painting nights.  We went out to eat burgers prior to the event and then spent several hours painting and of course laughing, lots of laughing.  It was a simply enjoyable… Continue reading Three Years Ago Today

Everyday Life, Uncategorized

Bella’s Babbles: Friday Edition 2/1/2019

Weighted Blanket I purchased a weighted blanket a month ago and hot damn I have never had such amazing sleep.  Not only am I sleeping better, but apparently, my baby kitty (a 6 year old, 20 pound orange and white tabby) is sleeping better too.  He has chosen to snuggle up next to me EVERY… Continue reading Bella’s Babbles: Friday Edition 2/1/2019

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

My New Mindful Mantra: Kitty

Yesterday was an exhausting day.  I had therapy and I was put in my place.  There were some items that I have been needing to address that I have been skirting and I was asked to address them.  I ended up getting quite irritated and I nearly walked out.  Knowing that me walking out would… Continue reading My New Mindful Mantra: Kitty

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Facing Fears: Letting Go

Today was a Tuesday.  Just a Tuesday in January.  Nothing too spectacular about it.  It was the last Tuesday in January.  So I suppose that made it special.  It started out as a day where I felt pretty fancy in my new LuLaRoe dress, then got a little grey when I got a little overwhelmed… Continue reading Facing Fears: Letting Go

Everyday Life, Uncategorized

Mayam’s Box-O-Love

  The box was supposed to arrive on Thursday, and it did not.  And I pouted.  I did not know what was in the box, but it was sent from my mother, so I know that it was sent with love and this excited me.   Each day would walk my expectant bum down to the… Continue reading Mayam’s Box-O-Love

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A Full Time Job: Managing Mental Illness

I was reminded of a number of things when I met with my psychiatrist last Thursday afternoon.  One thing that she complimented me on was how I was in tune with my body and on top of my appointments. She mentioned she felt that managing a mental illness, like mine, which is Bi Polar, among… Continue reading A Full Time Job: Managing Mental Illness

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

Bella’s Babbles: Friday Edition~1/25/19

  Much is on my mind today and I am struggling with narrowing my writing to just one topic. After much thinking, and pondering, I will touch on a few topics, in a babbling type fashion, due to my inability to settle on just one thought. Weight Loss I have been obsessed with losing weight… Continue reading Bella’s Babbles: Friday Edition~1/25/19