Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, recovery, Uncategorized

Fight Like a Girl

Often times in life we receive news that’s not what we were expecting.  And we have to figure out ways to deal with the news that we received and process the disappointment that may be associated with the fact we did not hear what we were expecting to hear. There are times where I am… Continue reading Fight Like a Girl

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, recovery, Uncategorized

Mid Year Resolutions: Time for Change

At the start of every year, there is a tradition to have New Year’s Resolutions.  Basically goals for the new year that just started.  This is a great idea, but I have never really been on board with the whole idea because I have seen far too many people come February, fall off the wagon… Continue reading Mid Year Resolutions: Time for Change

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Copy Writing Skills

Although I was editor in chief (EIC) of my high school newspaper, I have never had the greatest copy writing skills.  When I was the EIC, my copy writer was amazing and incredibly skilled. As result, the product that we printed, the quality of the words on the paper, were the result of her magic… Continue reading Copy Writing Skills

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

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Getting to the Bottom Line

Over the last few months I have been dealing with this bothersome anxiety that just wont go away.  It is increasingly getting worse, or so it seems, not sure if it is getting worse or my tolerance is decreasing, or a combination of both.  Trying to pinpoint the nature of the onset of this monster… Continue reading Getting to the Bottom Line

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It’s Getting Hot in Here!

Today was the day that I had my blood drawn to test my hormone levels.  I knew that it was time to get my levels checked because of the number of “personal summers” I have been having… a.k.a hot flashes (although not the worst part of menopause, they do make things interesting).  Nothing like sitting… Continue reading It’s Getting Hot in Here!

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The Change

Winter finally arrived, and my family is now wearing heavier jackets out of the house in the morning.  Those around me are sporting sweaters and long sleeves, commenting about wintry weather and a chill in their bones.  Where I am sitting here waving air under my air pits because I am sweating like a burly,… Continue reading The Change