Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, recovery, Uncategorized

Communication Challenges and Tantrums

I was at my favorite paycheck donation center aka Target the other day and I was in the self-checkout line behind a mother and two children.  One child was an infant and the other was 2 or 3 years old. The child was sitting in the cart, the seat part, and he was talking to… Continue reading Communication Challenges and Tantrums

Bipolar Disorder, Uncategorized

You Are Flawsome!~

Today I stood in the mirror in a black and green, high necked, knee length dress that was cinched at the waist with a black and white striped belt.  Platform mary jane black suede shoes were buckled on my feet.  Purple eye shadow covered my eye lids and black mascara was applied heavily to my… Continue reading You Are Flawsome!~

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, recovery, Uncategorized

Bella’s Babbles: Saturday Edition 06/22/19

Up, Up and Away… no I am not a balloon, but on an airplane at the present moment in aisle seven.  We had a 6 AM flight, yes, you read that correctly, and no I did not know that they had flights that early either, but they do and there are people crazy enough to… Continue reading Bella’s Babbles: Saturday Edition 06/22/19

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, Everyday Life, recovery, Uncategorized

Bella’s Babbles: Sunday Edition 4/21/2019

It’s been one of those weeks, namely two weeks, where the days fold into the nights and it seems that I am waking, running around like a chicken with my head cut out, passing out for 8 hours and then doing it all again.  Hence the lack of blogs, and precisely the reason why I… Continue reading Bella’s Babbles: Sunday Edition 4/21/2019

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

From Defeated to Delighted

The beginning of the week I had enough.  I was beyond frustrated.  I was incredibly pissed off.  I was hating the world.  The week started off on a rough footing and I was just done.  I wanted to hide under a blanket and just hide until the storm passed.  I wanted to throw in the… Continue reading From Defeated to Delighted