While reading my babbles from years prior, and well before I ever thought about having a blog, I came across a letter that I wrote to my mom in March 2009. In the letter I babble about how I am thankful for my mother and her unconditional love for me. Within the letter I described… Continue reading A Babble from the Past: Letter to Mama
In April 2009, while traveling on a business trip and looking for an apartment for my June relocation, I was in the conference room of our Southwest Office that sat adjacent to the break room. A tall, thin, dark haired man stepped into the conference room and started a conversation with me. He was preparing… Continue reading Happy Anniversary to Us!
I have found success in managing my Bipolar Disorder when I aim to stay consistent with my routine. Waking around the same time each day, following a process getting ready and eating around the same time. It leads to a mundane existence at times, but it is good for me. Although I struggle to maintain… Continue reading Maintaining Stability
It’s been heavy on my mind (and heart) the idea of “one day at a time”. In so many aspects of our world, things happen one day at a time. In each given day things progress, either forward or backward, but it happens (mostly) at an incremental pace. I am not, by nature, a patient… Continue reading One Day at a Time
Today, it is weighing heavy on my mind how the little things in life make such a grand difference. So, I figured that is what I would write about today, the little things. A little less zombieness The recent increase in medication and subsequent side effects that have accompanied the increase have started to subside. … Continue reading The Little Things
In 1982 a movie called Annie was released. It was about a little red headed girl, Annie, who lives in an orphanage. There was a song that she sang while in the orphanage that would help her on the days where she was feeling down. Below are some of the lyrics: The sun'll come… Continue reading The Sun Will Come Out Tomorrow
The last month has been filled with excitement, energy, loneliness and sadness. The mania was exhilarating and misleading in that they felt like out of this world amazing days. The depression was heavy and daunting, making me feel anger and major frustration. And then there is now… I am back on an upswing, perhaps it’s… Continue reading Today is a Good Day