Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

Bella’s Babbles Friday Edition 3/22/2019

This week is Spring Break for my house hold so it has been a little bit of a different vibe and for sure a different schedule.  The later half of the week the whole family has been home together, and it has been harmonious.  But just because Spring is here and teens are off school,… Continue reading Bella’s Babbles Friday Edition 3/22/2019

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

Facing Fears: Letting Go

Today was a Tuesday.  Just a Tuesday in January.  Nothing too spectacular about it.  It was the last Tuesday in January.  So I suppose that made it special.  It started out as a day where I felt pretty fancy in my new LuLaRoe dress, then got a little grey when I got a little overwhelmed… Continue reading Facing Fears: Letting Go

Everyday Life, Uncategorized

Mayam’s Box-O-Love

  The box was supposed to arrive on Thursday, and it did not.  And I pouted.  I did not know what was in the box, but it was sent from my mother, so I know that it was sent with love and this excited me.   Each day would walk my expectant bum down to the… Continue reading Mayam’s Box-O-Love

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

Tidying Up & Setting Boundaries

I have had this desire, drive, need, not sure what the exact word that best describes it, but it’s this inner knowing that I need to get my butt in the garage and go through my belongings and process them into trash, donate and keep piles.  Typically when I get into this mindset it is… Continue reading Tidying Up & Setting Boundaries

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

A Case of the Mondays

After a refreshing weekend I am half way through the start to my week.  A weekend of resting and family time left me feeling rejuvenated and positive minded.  There was less of a struggle to get out of bed this morning and I noticed a pep in my step, smile on my face and songs… Continue reading A Case of the Mondays

Everyday Life, Uncategorized

The Crafting Duo

I spent most of the weekend buried in fabric and thread.  But most importantly, I had my daughter by my side. Friday evening, we unburied the sewing machine from hibernation. It is an heirloom piece, a gift that was given to me by my mother-in-law when she received an upgrade a few years ago.  A… Continue reading The Crafting Duo

Bipolar Disorder, Uncategorized

Happy Anniversary to Us!

In April 2009, while traveling on a business trip and looking for an apartment for my June relocation, I was in the conference room of our Southwest Office that sat adjacent to the break room.  A tall, thin, dark haired man stepped into the conference room and started a conversation with me.  He was preparing… Continue reading Happy Anniversary to Us!