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, Uncategorized

Reading Tea Leaves

In 2004 I began my career as an executive assistant.  Throughout the last 15 years I have worked in a few different capacities while working in this career.  I dabbled as a Sales and Marketing Coordinator, a Customer Service Representative, a Team Lead and a Project Manager.  However, much like Dorothy, I always went back… Continue reading Reading Tea Leaves

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

A Full Time Job: Managing Mental Illness

I was reminded of a number of things when I met with my psychiatrist last Thursday afternoon.  One thing that she complimented me on was how I was in tune with my body and on top of my appointments. She mentioned she felt that managing a mental illness, like mine, which is Bi Polar, among… Continue reading A Full Time Job: Managing Mental Illness