Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, hiking, recovery, Uncategorized

Bella’s Babbles: Monday Edition 07/15/2019

Friday slid into Saturday that jumped into Sunday which I slept through waking up far too early into Monday.  Have you ever had days like those, where one melted into the other?  It was a great weekend, but here it is nearly halfway through Monday and I am still fighting off the sleep monsters. It… Continue reading Bella’s Babbles: Monday Edition 07/15/2019

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, hiking, recovery, therapy, Uncategorized

A Weekend Update: Facing Fears

I don’t usually write on the weekend, not sure why, it just doesn’t usually happen.  However, today I feel like writing, so that’s what this girl is going to do.  It has been quite a weekend and it is still only Sunday morning, with a whole day a head of me with a huge event… Continue reading A Weekend Update: Facing Fears

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

Bella’s Babbles Friday Edition 3/22/2019

This week is Spring Break for my house hold so it has been a little bit of a different vibe and for sure a different schedule.  The later half of the week the whole family has been home together, and it has been harmonious.  But just because Spring is here and teens are off school,… Continue reading Bella’s Babbles Friday Edition 3/22/2019

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life

A Day of Mindfulness

Sunday I had the opportunity to spend the day at a mindfulness conference.  It was part of the mindfulness class that I am taking and although it was not required, it was highly suggested that we attend the day long retreat as a way to move deeper into our practice.  Insert an influx in my… Continue reading A Day of Mindfulness

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

Lemons and Lemonade

I originally wrote this piece and published it on another blog site this day one year ago, however, it is so spot on or where I am today, that I wanted to reshare it asit so crazy relates to where I am today...   On a nice, warm, spring day, what is better than enjoying… Continue reading Lemons and Lemonade

endometriosis, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

The Empty Swing: My Infertility Struggle

I was diagnosed with infertility 2007 after my first of six surgeries for Endometriosis and Adenomyosis, a journey that resulted in a hysterectomy in late 2014.  I spent years suffering with the emotional and physical pain of not being able to conceive a pregnancy and I mourned never having a child of my own.  The… Continue reading The Empty Swing: My Infertility Struggle

Everyday Life, Uncategorized

White Water Rafting Adventures

While researching things to do in Denver, Colorado prior to our vacation, I stumbled across an ad for White Water Rafting on the Visit Denver website.  Something inside ignited and the urge of “having” to go became strong within me.  I shared my desire to go White Water Rafting with my family and much to… Continue reading White Water Rafting Adventures