Everyday Life, Uncategorized

Friday Babbles

What does one write about when you want to write but you have a block in your head and are not sure what to say?  I think this is where the whole babbling thing comes into play.  In those times when you have things to say but they are here and there and don’t necessarily… Continue reading Friday Babbles

Bipolar Disorder, Uncategorized

The Doctor Will See You Now

It had been six weeks since I saw my doctor last, the longest I have gone without seeing my psychiatrist in the past.  Everything had been going ok during the time between visits until it wasn’t ok.  And it was the instability that I had experienced in the previous weeks that had me worried about… Continue reading The Doctor Will See You Now

Bipolar Disorder

Boiling Pots

Psychologist. Psychiatrist. Primary Care Physician. Gynecologist. Dentist. Orthodontist… I was updating the calendar that I share with my boss (I am an executive assistant and it’s pertinent that I keep the calendars up to date), and I was adding in all the appointments that I have scheduled so far for the month of February. First… Continue reading Boiling Pots

Bipolar Disorder

Salt in my Shaker: Lithium

Lithium is derived from the Greek word lithos which stands for stone.  We pronounce it as LITH-ee-em.  It is part of the group Alkali Metal on the periodic table of elements and holds the the atomic number three while bearing the symbol of “Li”.  Drugs.com defines Lithium as being a “component that affects the flow… Continue reading Salt in my Shaker: Lithium

Bipolar Disorder

Bootstraps

I bee-bop through life trying to deal with the things that come up.  I try and act like ordinary things do not bother me, that they are just no big deal, that I am able to dismiss them and move forward.  However, that is a bit of a lie.  I hold onto these things like… Continue reading Bootstraps

Bipolar Disorder

When ok, isn’t really ok

I am in a good place. I wake up nearly every day and I feel refreshed.  Focusing on positives makes me happy.  In regards to some aspects of my life that are not ideal, I press forward, knowing that the situation is temporary and “this too shall pass”. With the start of the new year,… Continue reading When ok, isn’t really ok

Bipolar Disorder

Wide Angle Perspective

A wide-angle lens is used primarily in photography and cinematography.  It refers to a lens whose focal length is substantially smaller than the focal length of a normal lens.  A wide-angle lens allows there to be more scene in the picture. Although I have dabbled in photography for years and own two DSLR Nikon cameras,… Continue reading Wide Angle Perspective