Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

Truths…

It’s been a while since I have taken the time to sit down and write.  True. I have not been feeling motivated to write. True. I don’t feel like I have had much creativity over the last few weeks. True. I have been struggling to make it through the workday.  True. I have been sleeping… Continue reading Truths…

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, recovery, Uncategorized

The Sun Will Come Out Tomorrow (again)

This morning was rough, I was totally dragging butt.  I found it nearly impossible to function.  I felt heavy, lethargic, in capable to move and words can not begin to describe how I struggled to think.  But, I fought through it. I chose a “get out of jail free card” and worked from home in… Continue reading The Sun Will Come Out Tomorrow (again)

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

My Friend is Depressed: What Do I Do?

I originally wrote this back in May 2018 as a guest blogger on another site, but wanted to share it on my personal site as I feel a strong need to share it today... I have suffered from depression on and off for much of my life.  Some episodes have been worse than others.  But… Continue reading My Friend is Depressed: What Do I Do?

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

Rounding the Bases

It’s baseball season, or so I have heard.  I am not the biggest fan of watching baseball, but I do like to play.  Although I am not very good.  I swing and I miss.  I run and I am not fast enough.  I try and catch the ball and I hide because I am afraid… Continue reading Rounding the Bases

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

When You Wake Up Sad

What do you do, when you wake up sad? There are so many things that you can do when you start the day feeling like there is a rain cloud that is raining tiny rain drops directly on your head, even though it feels like there is not much that you can do.  This morning,… Continue reading When You Wake Up Sad

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

Everyday Life

Feeling Fancy: Dress for Success

One way I work to combat depression is I work to dress a little fancy. When I dress a little fancy, I feel like I have my own little personal sunshine shining directly over my head, instead of individual sized rain cloud.  I tend to walk with a little pep in my step, I have… Continue reading Feeling Fancy: Dress for Success