Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, recovery, therapy, Uncategorized

Bella’s Big Adventure: Perspective

The days are passing quickly.  I suspect that it is due to being so busy.  However, I feel like I am barely keeping my head above water so to speak, only getting done the bare minimum and my head is swimming with what still needs to be done before I leave for my big adventure.… Continue reading Bella’s Big Adventure: Perspective

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, recovery, therapy, Uncategorized

Bella’s Big Adventure

In less than two weeks I am going on an adventure.  There could be lions, tigers, or bears (oh my!~)  It was suggested that I pack light and there was a whole list of what to bring, and an even longer list of what not to bring, and I am stressing over the whole packing… Continue reading Bella’s Big Adventure

Bipolar Disorder, recovery, Uncategorized

Blanket Monsters

When I was young, and I could not face the world, I would go to my room and I would hide beneath my blanket, sitting on my floor, with my blanket pulled over my head.  In my head, no one could see me, I was safe, and I was in my own world, numb to… Continue reading Blanket Monsters

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