Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

One Day at a Time

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

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

Not Getting What I Want

While surfing through the many, many, many pages of Pinterest I came across this quote from the Dalai Lama. “Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.” I stopped scrolling.  I just stared at the screen and then my chin fell off my hand and I had to catch… Continue reading Not Getting What I Want

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, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

A Mid-Week Check In

Much has happened over the last week or so.  I had a feeling I would be a bit busier as my college semester ended, but I did not expect to be as busy as I have been.  As a result, I have not been writing as much, because how can I write when I am… Continue reading A Mid-Week Check In

anorexia, Bipolar Disorder, endometriosis, Uncategorized

“There’s Glory in Sharing Your Story”

Myloudbipolarwhispers (myloudbipolarwhispers) started a compaign in honor of May being National Mental Health Awareness Month, where they are working to have people share their story. I am honored to share my story as a way to help her with her movement. Who Am I? Hi! My name is Michelle, but I have been called Bella… Continue reading “There’s Glory in Sharing Your Story”