Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, recovery, Uncategorized

Pieces of Art

It dawned on me today as I was looking at pictures in my phone, that we are pieces of art in process of being made into masterpieces. Yup, that’s it, simply put, we are being made into pieces of beauty through all that we are going through, by what we go through, one day at… Continue reading Pieces of Art

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, hiking, recovery, Uncategorized

Bella’s Babbles: Monday Edition 07/15/2019

Friday slid into Saturday that jumped into Sunday which I slept through waking up far too early into Monday.  Have you ever had days like those, where one melted into the other?  It was a great weekend, but here it is nearly halfway through Monday and I am still fighting off the sleep monsters. It… Continue reading Bella’s Babbles: Monday Edition 07/15/2019

Bipolar Disorder, Uncategorized

A Vacation Away

A week ago, at the early hour of 6 AM we left the desert to head to the Pacific Northwest for a respite from the heat of the desert and returned home yesterday evening.  A full week away.  The weather while away was divine, the views were picturesque and my family had what seemed to… Continue reading A Vacation Away

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, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

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