Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

Coffee and Bootstraps

I am exhausted. Its been such a busy few days and weeks, and now that I think about it, maybe even months. Life has been good.  And I am blessed. But today, I am tired.   I am sitting with a venti (aka large) cup of iced coffee and it is just laughing at me.… Continue reading Coffee and Bootstraps

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, recovery, therapy, Uncategorized

Love Made Me Do It

What is the thing deep down inside of you that motivates you to do what you do? Well, for me, sometimes it is fear, others it is spite. At times it’s stupidity or loyalty.  However more often than not, love is the reason that I act the way that I do.   Sunday, I had… Continue reading Love Made Me Do It

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, recovery, Uncategorized

Bella’s Babbles: Friday Edition 4/26/2019

The last Friday of April has arrived.  It is taking its sweet time passing by, but it is here, and I am enjoying its presence.  I woke early this morning and I had one thing on my mind, well two, coffee (of course) and cupcakes.  I have an order due tomorrow and I want to… Continue reading Bella’s Babbles: Friday Edition 4/26/2019

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, recovery, Uncategorized

Giving of Gifts and other Love Languages

Many years ago I read the Five Love Languages book by Gary Chapman, and it transformed my life. (https://www.5lovelanguages.com/) It not only helped me in my personal relationships, but it also helped me in my business relationships.  Learning about how others show “love” and how they interact between each other was paramount to finding success… Continue reading Giving of Gifts and other Love Languages

Everyday Life, Uncategorized

Happy Birthday Hunter!~

Hunter Mahoney Today is my youngest cat’s birthday.  He is seven.  It’s hard to believe that he has been in my life for seven years at this point.  I remember the day I brought him home from the vet (that is where I adopted him) and he was such a small, little baby kitten.  I… Continue reading Happy Birthday Hunter!~

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, recovery, Uncategorized

Bella’s Babbles: Sunday Edition 4/21/2019

It’s been one of those weeks, namely two weeks, where the days fold into the nights and it seems that I am waking, running around like a chicken with my head cut out, passing out for 8 hours and then doing it all again.  Hence the lack of blogs, and precisely the reason why I… Continue reading Bella’s Babbles: Sunday Edition 4/21/2019

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, recovery, Uncategorized

Bella’s Babbles: Friday Edition 4/12/19

Friday is upon us once again.  This week has been peculiar.  It started off, well, crappy, and then blossomed into a pretty marvelous week.  It amazes me how a shift in mindset can change the outcome of a how week, and can make things, well, just better. Crafting Class Last Sunday, the 7th, was the… Continue reading Bella’s Babbles: Friday Edition 4/12/19