Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, recovery, Uncategorized

A Day Spent As Van Gogh

This weekend was one spent creatively. Not so much did I find creative ways to spend my time, but I used my creativity all weekend, spending hours upon hours, engrossed in art projects, just me, alone with my supplies, lost in my head, creating a masterpiece. I suppose it was what I needed, as I… Continue reading A Day Spent As Van Gogh

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, Uncategorized

Sunday Babbles 5/12/2019

Friday has come and gone.  And there was not a babble that was recorded due a mental day off that was in place.  I did much of nothing on Friday.  Had breakfast, saw my family on their way to work and school and then took a much-needed restorative nap.  Upon waking, I headed out and… Continue reading Sunday Babbles 5/12/2019

Bipolar Disorder

Mother’s Day

I have been thinking about Mother’s Day for a while now.  I have had this heavy burden on my heart.  I know that it is supposed to be a joyous holiday, a gleeful day, a day spent with smiles and hugs.  But I am struggling.   I keep thinking about the people who have lost… Continue reading Mother’s Day

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, recovery, Uncategorized

Bella’s Babbles: Friday Edition 05/03/2019

April showers bring May flowers May has arrived and it has brought with it sunshine and excitement.  It seems like March, well marched right on by, April flooded by and now here is May.  With how this week has been for me, I am wondering if the start of this new month is going to… Continue reading Bella’s Babbles: Friday Edition 05/03/2019

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Coffee and Bootstraps

I am exhausted. Its been such a busy few days and weeks, and now that I think about it, maybe even months. Life has been good.  And I am blessed. But today, I am tired.   I am sitting with a venti (aka large) cup of iced coffee and it is just laughing at me.… Continue reading Coffee and Bootstraps

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