Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, recovery, Uncategorized

What’s holding you back?

I received an email today from a long-time acquaintance where I have had a long on again off again tumultuous relationship.  I want to be with them, and they act like they want me, and we last for a few semesters and then things get ugly, and forms get signed and doctors get involved and… Continue reading What’s holding you back?

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, recovery, Uncategorized

Communication Challenges and Tantrums

I was at my favorite paycheck donation center aka Target the other day and I was in the self-checkout line behind a mother and two children.  One child was an infant and the other was 2 or 3 years old. The child was sitting in the cart, the seat part, and he was talking to… Continue reading Communication Challenges and Tantrums

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

Impatiently Waiting & Wishing

Is it rude to yawn when people are speaking?  I hope not, because I have a case of the yawns, like a super-duper bad case and these yawns are coming one after another and they are unstoppable.  I am crazy tired these days, like, let me take a snooze at the stop light, just for… Continue reading Impatiently Waiting & Wishing

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, recovery, Uncategorized

Bella’s Babbles Friday Edition 05/17/2019

It feels like it has been a journey this week to get to Friday.  Each day of the week, I have been in a different place mentally and emotionally leading to an extremely exhausting week.  I am beyond relieved that the week is at its closure so I can decompress and prepare for a new… Continue reading Bella’s Babbles Friday Edition 05/17/2019

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, recovery, Uncategorized

Driving in the Rain

Today, much to my surprise, it was raining when I left for work.  Although it is still technically spring, where I live in the desert, it does not rain often, so it was quite a pleasant surprise.  And, since I never check the weather, it is always a surprise to me when the weather strays… Continue reading Driving in the Rain

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, recovery, Uncategorized

Bella’s Babbles: Sunday Edition 4/21/2019

It’s been one of those weeks, namely two weeks, where the days fold into the nights and it seems that I am waking, running around like a chicken with my head cut out, passing out for 8 hours and then doing it all again.  Hence the lack of blogs, and precisely the reason why I… Continue reading Bella’s Babbles: Sunday Edition 4/21/2019

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, recovery, Uncategorized

Bella’s Babbles Friday Edition: 4/5/2019

Greetings Happy Friday Ya’ll… the end of the week is upon us.  I am not sure about you, but it seems like it took a little bit longer than it usually does to get here.  Like when I go hiking with my spouse and I ask how long it will be until we get to… Continue reading Bella’s Babbles Friday Edition: 4/5/2019