Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, recovery

Where in the World is Carmen San Diego?

Do you remember the game, Where in the World is Carmen San Diego?  It’s from back in the 90’s and it was my favorite.  Maybe second favorite to Oregon Trail, but I always seemed to die from dysentery in that game, and there was no dying in Carmen San Diego, so that is probably why… Continue reading Where in the World is Carmen San Diego?

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, recovery, Uncategorized

Thoughts on pandemics & kiddos

Behind the green curtain is a Bella that spends much of the time focusing on what needs to be managed in order to make it through each day.  It takes a lot of energy to manage bipolar, general anxiety disorder and PTSD.  There’s taking the combination of medications morning and night.  Balancing waking and sleeping… Continue reading Thoughts on pandemics & kiddos

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, recovery, Uncategorized

Maintaining Balance

At times life gets insane.  Waking up, getting the household ready for work and school.  Working the day away, only to come home, and start the after-work routine.  It’s exhausting and seemingly relentless. If you co-manage your life with a mental health condition, life gets even more complicated.  All that needs to be accomplished can… Continue reading Maintaining Balance