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, 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, therapy, Uncategorized

Love Made Me Do It

What is the thing deep down inside of you that motivates you to do what you do? Well, for me, sometimes it is fear, others it is spite. At times it’s stupidity or loyalty.  However more often than not, love is the reason that I act the way that I do.   Sunday, I had… Continue reading Love Made Me Do It

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, recovery, Uncategorized

Bella’s Babbles: Friday Edition 4/26/2019

The last Friday of April has arrived.  It is taking its sweet time passing by, but it is here, and I am enjoying its presence.  I woke early this morning and I had one thing on my mind, well two, coffee (of course) and cupcakes.  I have an order due tomorrow and I want to… Continue reading Bella’s Babbles: Friday Edition 4/26/2019

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, recovery, Uncategorized

Giving of Gifts and other Love Languages

Many years ago I read the Five Love Languages book by Gary Chapman, and it transformed my life. (https://www.5lovelanguages.com/) It not only helped me in my personal relationships, but it also helped me in my business relationships.  Learning about how others show “love” and how they interact between each other was paramount to finding success… Continue reading Giving of Gifts and other Love Languages

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