Today I had peace in the form of sugar & screen. I had a return to myself for a few brief hours that has me calm with a smile hours later. All hail baking and the magic that was released into the world and the available screens: Love Actually. Even just hearing the theme music … Continue reading Love, Baking, & Bipolar
Good Morning!!! Welcome to your day! I know you're a little groggy, but we'll get started right away, just catch up. Your big water cup is on your nightstand, have a sip. I did say sip, not guzzle it until it's empty. Eesh. Let's see the time, there you go, you have your phone and... … Continue reading Life on the Side
The mind, once stretched by a new idea, never returns to its original dimensions. Ralph Waldo Emerson The above quote is one I've carried with me my entire life. It was on a framed poster in our home for years and it continued to speak to me as I lived and grew up. I could … Continue reading The Insane Perspective
Doctors and I share a checkered past thanks to two idiots 15 years ago and two idiots this last year. If only I could get over the anxiety whenever I see anyone medical. I was nuts all morning because I had a med appointment at 2pm. I was already worried because I wanted a faster … Continue reading Alexia vs. The Doctors
The holidays are stressful. This is a widely known, felt, humorized, fact. This is hard for everyone. Typical people have problems all their own. Their nervous system takes a hit, they suffer headaches, panic attacks, inflammation of arteries, endocrine system issues, and GI problems. (some help here) If you add in mental illness, those get … Continue reading Bipolar vs. Holidays, Now with Sarcasm
Over three years ago I joined a book club and attended regularly. Half the people didn't read the book anyway and it was my first time socializing with a bunch of women. These women were residents of a town where the residents are proper, not really my group of people, but what did I know? … Continue reading I Went to a Holiday Party!
Today, I woke up tired. I even had my whoop recovery score to prove it. I had a lot to do today. I felt like wobbly and exhausted inside while somewhat typical on the outside. Except for all my apologies. Ahh sorry I forgot your name *bagel person I see nearly every day*, oh I didn't pay?, … Continue reading Waking Tired w/ Bipolar 1 & Meds Aplenty