Uncategorized, Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life

Cat Tales: A Game of Cat and Mouse

Today, it is the trivial things that made my morning. And yes, those little things involve my cats.  I cannot help that my cats are my world, and they bring me such divine happiness and contentment. Much like every morning, this morning I am laying in bed, groggy, and being well, cat like, not wanting… Continue reading Cat Tales: A Game of Cat and Mouse

Bipolar Disorder, Uncategorized

Tossing and Turning

One night of tossing and turning has me wondering… what’s going on?  Was it just one night of uneasy sleep or is there something more going on.  Over the last few weeks we have made several modifications to my medication regime and this has me in a much better, more optimistic place, but then in… Continue reading Tossing and Turning

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

A Case of the Mondays

After a refreshing weekend I am half way through the start to my week.  A weekend of resting and family time left me feeling rejuvenated and positive minded.  There was less of a struggle to get out of bed this morning and I noticed a pep in my step, smile on my face and songs… Continue reading A Case of the Mondays

Everyday Life, Uncategorized

The Crafting Duo

I spent most of the weekend buried in fabric and thread.  But most importantly, I had my daughter by my side. Friday evening, we unburied the sewing machine from hibernation. It is an heirloom piece, a gift that was given to me by my mother-in-law when she received an upgrade a few years ago.  A… Continue reading The Crafting Duo

Everyday Life, Uncategorized

A Pain in the Neck

It’s been months and weeks since I have suffered with the discomfort in my body.  The pain the used to take over my body from the tips of my toes to the very top of my head.  It has been a true blessing to be out of pain and to be able to move freely… Continue reading A Pain in the Neck

Everyday Life, Uncategorized

Good Day vs. Bad Day

Over the last few weeks, I was thinking about good days.  What are they?  How do we define them?  What do they look like? Is a good day all sunshine and rainbows with dancing and prancing unicorns, or can a good day be getting out of bed before noon? Does accomplishing tasks make a day… Continue reading Good Day vs. Bad Day

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life

Sitting and Waiting

Over the last few days I have done a bit of sitting. Just idle time, while waiting for something or someone or just because I have nothing to do. It’s odd for me to be still. I feel like I have to move deep in my bones yet I’m being forced to be still. The… Continue reading Sitting and Waiting