Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

What Shoes are on my feet?

There are days that I amaze myself at how well I can function.  I am up, dressed, and totally on point.  Out the door before I am supposed to be, at my desk early and cranking away at the good ole to do list and making grand progress.  Almost robotic in a way.   Then… Continue reading What Shoes are on my feet?

Bipolar Disorder, Uncategorized

When Michelle IS afraid…

I think I shared this story before... It’s the one where we went to the beach for the first time as a blended family and the kids were younger. Being from the east coast I flocked to the water, it was soothing to my toes and my soul. Tottering behind me was my daughter.  She… Continue reading When Michelle IS afraid…

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, Uncategorized

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, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

My Unquiet Mind

I find it incredibly peculiar how things come to being priorities in my life. I am the kind of a person that has nearly always been a “I have to have it now or I may die” melodramatic, impulsive, I call it being me, person.  At times, it has served me well, others not so… Continue reading My Unquiet Mind

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

Bella’s Babbles: Friday Edition 06/07/2019

Well hello there Friday, you sexy beast!  I am so very thankful that you have graced me with your presence, as I have missed you, as it has seemed that you had abandoned me and left me sitting here in a pool of my own tears. My what a week it has been.  It went… Continue reading Bella’s Babbles: Friday Edition 06/07/2019

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

A Full Time Job: Managing Mental Illness

I was reminded of a number of things when I met with my psychiatrist last Thursday afternoon.  One thing that she complimented me on was how I was in tune with my body and on top of my appointments. She mentioned she felt that managing a mental illness, like mine, which is Bi Polar, among… Continue reading A Full Time Job: Managing Mental Illness