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

Bipolar Disorder, endometriosis, Everyday Life, recovery, Uncategorized

Knocked Down and Feeling Out

I sat on the couch today and there was something a little bit different in the air.  A heaviness.  Was it me or was it her?  Was it just the room?  It was a Monday morning, mid-morning, so maybe that was it. Our interaction was not what is usually was.  I gave my report as… Continue reading Knocked Down and Feeling Out

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, recovery, Uncategorized

Patience, the virtuous thing

How many times have you been told that patience is a virtue?  I have personally lost count.  Just so I clearly understood what a virtue was I looked it up (just love that I no longer have to pull out an actual dictionary and can go online, what an ingenious invention, but I digress…) and… Continue reading Patience, the virtuous thing

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

Pep Talks

A pep talk is a noun that is defined as “a talk intended to make someone feel more courageous or enthusiastic.” I needed one of these talks yesterday after my psychiatry appointment. Over the last two weeks I have literally been a combination of super woman and wonder woman.  I have been able to leap… Continue reading Pep Talks

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life

Nightly Routine: Medication

I take my medication at night. Its part of my routine. I open the glass cabinet door and I take a deep breath. I start from the far right of the shelf and I work my way down.  One pill onto the next.  Take two then a sip of water.  Another two, then another sip… Continue reading Nightly Routine: Medication

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

Feeling all fancy dancy~

Its day three of wearing a dress to work.  Mind you I am wearing leggings with them, so it’s still quite comfy and I pair them with boots, so it’s not like I am all fancy with tights and stilettos or anything, but it’s still a dress. Yesterday was my birthday, so I for sure… Continue reading Feeling all fancy dancy~

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

New Patient Intake Forms

I never find joy in filling out new patient in take forms.  I always seem to find that there is not enough room for, well, anything.  Perhaps it is because I write too large, but there is not enough room for my full name, or my complete street address, city and state.  I start writing… Continue reading New Patient Intake Forms