Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

Back to the Future

Anticipatory anxiety is when a person experiences anxiety about something that is going or about to happen.  It’s about something that we are making up in our heads.  This is the definition as per Michelle, not per Webster or Merriam dictionary, it’s based on my understanding.  I do it quite often, the whole anticipatory anxiety… Continue reading Back to the Future

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

Beginning to Unravel

I sat on her couch and looked at her. I rambled through what had happened over the last week rapidly.  I wanted to get through all the mistakes I had made over the last week. I am a prideful person.  I take pride in being self sufficient and being able to stand on my own… Continue reading Beginning to Unravel

Bipolar Disorder, Uncategorized

Tick Tock…

Tick tock goes the clock.  One second at a time passes.  Sixty seconds turns into one minute.  Sixty minutes into one hour.  And so on and so on.  It takes one event to take place before the other can happen.  And it all takes, get this, time. Today I am reminded, oh so reminded, about… Continue reading Tick Tock…

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

The Most Wonderful Time of The Year

It's that time of the year.  The time when there is hustle and bustle, people in constant movement.  The need to be in more than one place at one time.  A point in the year when to do lists are longer than the naughty and nice lists combined. This pretty much sums up my life… Continue reading The Most Wonderful Time of The Year

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

Addictions: Shopping

I have made a commitment that I am going to work on one of my addictions.  And of course the one I chose to work on, right before Christmas, was my shopping addiction.  This is an addiction that has been my best friend for years and years and years.  Combined with mania, and throw in… Continue reading Addictions: Shopping

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

If you are happy and you know it…

I found myself smiling last night.  Was it because I was driving in the car that I bought recently that I feel super safe in, perhaps.  Or was it because I just finished crafting with my friend, making ornaments for our Christmas trees, possibly.  I was heading home to my home, which is my safe… Continue reading If you are happy and you know it…

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

Aches and Pains

A storm front rolled into our area over night.  I recalled hearing that the weather would be changing at some point this week, but I did not take the time to look up the weather to see when this change was supposed to actually take place.  One benefit of living in the southwest is that… Continue reading Aches and Pains