Everyday Life, Uncategorized

Bella’s Babbles: Friday Edition 2/1/2019

Weighted Blanket I purchased a weighted blanket a month ago and hot damn I have never had such amazing sleep.  Not only am I sleeping better, but apparently, my baby kitty (a 6 year old, 20 pound orange and white tabby) is sleeping better too.  He has chosen to snuggle up next to me EVERY… Continue reading Bella’s Babbles: Friday Edition 2/1/2019

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

My New Mindful Mantra: Kitty

Yesterday was an exhausting day.  I had therapy and I was put in my place.  There were some items that I have been needing to address that I have been skirting and I was asked to address them.  I ended up getting quite irritated and I nearly walked out.  Knowing that me walking out would… Continue reading My New Mindful Mantra: Kitty

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

Cat Tales: A Game of Cat and Mouse

Today, it is the trivial things that made my morning. And yes, those little things involve my cats.  I cannot help that my cats are my world, and they bring me such divine happiness and contentment. Much like every morning, this morning I am laying in bed, groggy, and being well, cat like, not wanting… Continue reading Cat Tales: A Game of Cat and Mouse

Bipolar Disorder, Uncategorized

Tossing and Turning

One night of tossing and turning has me wondering… what’s going on?  Was it just one night of uneasy sleep or is there something more going on.  Over the last few weeks we have made several modifications to my medication regime and this has me in a much better, more optimistic place, but then in… Continue reading Tossing and Turning

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

Support Networks and my cat

He sits on the top of the couch, straddling the ledge and reminding me of a tight rope walker.  You see, he’s not a small cat, he’s quite the opposite.  At 18 pounds, his presence is known, in a very big way.  He has been in my life for the last five years (hard to… Continue reading Support Networks and my cat

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

The Good in the Bad

Although today has not been the best of days… I overslept, my outfit is not the most flattering thing that I have ever worn, I forgot my makeup and my hair is dirty, I am challenging myself to find the good that still is happening in my life on this given day. Hunter My boy… Continue reading The Good in the Bad

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

Cookies & Cupcakes & Crafts, oh my!

It was a busy weekend. Gluten Free Sugar Cookies and Gluten Free Vanilla Cupcakes frosted and topped with fresh sugared blueberries were made.  A happy thoughts jar (a jar that contains positive thoughts, hopes and affirmations) was completed with mod podge decorative paper and I was quite thrilled with this first-time crafting project that I… Continue reading Cookies & Cupcakes & Crafts, oh my!