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

Getting to the Bottom Line

Over the last few months I have been dealing with this bothersome anxiety that just wont go away.  It is increasingly getting worse, or so it seems, not sure if it is getting worse or my tolerance is decreasing, or a combination of both.  Trying to pinpoint the nature of the onset of this monster… Continue reading Getting to the Bottom Line

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

Country Club Cruisers Swim Team

Way back when, in the 90’s, when I was a girl/tween, I was on a swim team… the Country Club Cruisers.  Our team colors, if I remember correctly were blue and bright pink and our mascot was a penguin.  It was a swim team that was part of the community pool and it was the… Continue reading Country Club Cruisers Swim Team

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

Bears, Bananas and Batman

It was a mere weeks ago that I was having problems with leaving the house due to the high levels of anxiety that was looping through my head.  The fears of what could happen and what would I do if X and Y would happen, made it more than just a struggle to step out… Continue reading Bears, Bananas and Batman

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

Connect 4

Hasbro created a game that consists of a grid, 2 feet, 21 red discs, 21 gold discs, label sheet, and instructions.  The point of the game is to strategize to block your opponent from winning by being the first person to get 4-in-a-row first. Do you know happen to know what game I am referring… Continue reading Connect 4

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Bella’s Babbles: Friday Edition 2/22/19

Where to start, where to start…. It has been quite a week… a week that has been quiet, quiet in the mind, quiet in the mouth, quiet schedule wise… just all around quiet. We have been experiencing rain in my region and bitter cold temperatures (in the 30’s in the morning, which IS bitter, considering… Continue reading Bella’s Babbles: Friday Edition 2/22/19

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life

Nightly Routine: Medication

I take my medication at night. Its part of my routine. I open the glass cabinet door and I take a deep breath. I start from the far right of the shelf and I work my way down.  One pill onto the next.  Take two then a sip of water.  Another two, then another sip… Continue reading Nightly Routine: Medication