Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, recovery, Uncategorized

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

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, recovery, Uncategorized

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?

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Communication Challenges and Tantrums

I was at my favorite paycheck donation center aka Target the other day and I was in the self-checkout line behind a mother and two children.  One child was an infant and the other was 2 or 3 years old. The child was sitting in the cart, the seat part, and he was talking to… Continue reading Communication Challenges and Tantrums

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Impatiently Waiting & Wishing

Is it rude to yawn when people are speaking?  I hope not, because I have a case of the yawns, like a super-duper bad case and these yawns are coming one after another and they are unstoppable.  I am crazy tired these days, like, let me take a snooze at the stop light, just for… Continue reading Impatiently Waiting & Wishing

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, recovery, Uncategorized

Mid Year Resolutions: Time for Change

At the start of every year, there is a tradition to have New Year’s Resolutions.  Basically goals for the new year that just started.  This is a great idea, but I have never really been on board with the whole idea because I have seen far too many people come February, fall off the wagon… Continue reading Mid Year Resolutions: Time for Change