Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

Reading Tea Leaves

In 2004 I began my career as an executive assistant.  Throughout the last 15 years I have worked in a few different capacities while working in this career.  I dabbled as a Sales and Marketing Coordinator, a Customer Service Representative, a Team Lead and a Project Manager.  However, much like Dorothy, I always went back… Continue reading Reading Tea Leaves

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

My Friend is Depressed: What Do I Do?

I originally wrote this back in May 2018 as a guest blogger on another site, but wanted to share it on my personal site as I feel a strong need to share it today... I have suffered from depression on and off for much of my life.  Some episodes have been worse than others.  But… Continue reading My Friend is Depressed: What Do I Do?

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

Weathering Storms like a Tree

When you look at a tree, what do you see? When I look at a tree, what do I see?  I see a structure of strength and resilience. What stands before me is a creation of durability, something that weathers many seasons. It is a formation that goes through storm after storm relying on its… Continue reading Weathering Storms like a Tree

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

Bella’s Babbles: Friday Edition 3/8/2019

Much like last Friday, words are not coming to me as clearly as they have in days and weeks previously, so this blog may be amazing or it may be less than stellar, you and I are both in for a surprise. Things I do know is that once again it is Friday, and this… Continue reading Bella’s Babbles: Friday Edition 3/8/2019

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

Getting to the Bottom Line

Over the last few months I have been dealing with this bothersome anxiety that just wont go away.  It is increasingly getting worse, or so it seems, not sure if it is getting worse or my tolerance is decreasing, or a combination of both.  Trying to pinpoint the nature of the onset of this monster… Continue reading Getting to the Bottom Line

Everyday Life, Uncategorized

Bella Babbles: Friday Edition 3/1/2019

Happy first day in March!~ It is crazy to me that we are already in the third month of the year.  January seemed to be one big Monday that was never ending and then February was a Friday, Saturday, Sunday on a loop and zoomed by.  I wonder what March holds for us. I am… Continue reading Bella Babbles: Friday Edition 3/1/2019

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

Country Club Cruisers Swim Team

Way back when, in the 90’s, when I was a girl/tween, I was on a swim team… the Country Club Cruisers.  Our team colors, if I remember correctly were blue and bright pink and our mascot was a penguin.  It was a swim team that was part of the community pool and it was the… Continue reading Country Club Cruisers Swim Team