Everyday Life, Uncategorized

Valentine’s Day…A Day of Love

I have been thinking a lot about Valentine's Day today probably because it IS Valentine's Day.  However, I've been thinking about it in a unique way. This is a holiday known for giving of gifts, chocolate, flowers and candy hearts (and I saw some wine in the hearts day section of the store as well)...… Continue reading Valentine’s Day…A Day of Love

Everyday Life, Uncategorized

It won’t always be like this

There is a newer song on the radio titled, “It won’t always be like this”, and it is performed by Carly Pearce.  The first time I heard this song I cried big, wet tears.  They flooded down my face along with my mascara. The tears were not due to the part about leaving her hometown… Continue reading It won’t always be like this

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, recovery, therapy, Uncategorized

Bella’s Big Adventure: The Home Stretch

I leave for treatment on Thursday.  It seems to have come upon us quickly in that slow agonizing kind of way.  I am the kind of person that once I have my mind made up, I am set and I am ready.  When I have to wait it is pure agony for me. I know… Continue reading Bella’s Big Adventure: The Home Stretch

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, recovery, Uncategorized

The Gifts We Receive

The end of July signifies the ending of summer, although where I reside, I will have another two months of heat and summer like weather and temperatures.  The beginning of August is a wonderful transition to a new month, a step closer to the fall, and a break in the weather and cooler days.  August… Continue reading The Gifts We Receive

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

Celebrating 10 Years – Aluminium

A decade consists of ten years. When it comes to relationships, in today’s day and age, ten years in existence to be considered vintage. I am proud, ecstatic, emotionally thrilled, to share that we are celebrating our tenth year together as of this weekend. Looking back, there are years that went by quick, like super… Continue reading Celebrating 10 Years – Aluminium

Bipolar Disorder

Operation: StepMom

When I moved across the country, I met this guy.  There was just something about him.  Could not put my finger on it, but he captured my heart.  From the very beginning I knew that he had children, a boy and a girl, and they were the most important part of his life.  I met… Continue reading Operation: StepMom