Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, recovery, Uncategorized

My Eyes Have Been Opened

  I have chosen to not speak about the pandemic that has come and taken over the world, like a masked villain whose sole purpose is to cause havoc upon the city.  I have found that it is hard to get away from what’s happening in the world right now.  There are updates constantly on… Continue reading My Eyes Have Been Opened

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, recovery, Uncategorized

Driving in the Rain

Today, much to my surprise, it was raining when I left for work.  Although it is still technically spring, where I live in the desert, it does not rain often, so it was quite a pleasant surprise.  And, since I never check the weather, it is always a surprise to me when the weather strays… Continue reading Driving in the Rain

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

When Symptoms Return: Anxiety

  This weekend was one where I did not have anything that was set in stone as far as activities go.  After several weeks of having one thing after another planned, it was a weekend where my partner and I looked at each other and said, “What do you want to do?” And we just… Continue reading When Symptoms Return: Anxiety

Bipolar Disorder, Uncategorized

Living in the Rearview Mirror

I commute for my job.  It’s usually between a half hour to an hour, depending on time of day and the amount of traffic.  Not a big deal, right?  Well, it really isn’t a big deal, but when you have a history of panic attacks while driving, every minute you are in the car can… Continue reading Living in the Rearview Mirror