When I first began this blogging experience I befriended another individual who was experiencing a continuing span of manic symptoms and lending one of my huge ears… Read more “Is it okay to be selfish for your mental health?”
Film is one of my favorite ways to spend my free time and if you’ve been following my blog for awhile, you’re well aware I have a… Read more “Collateral Beauty”
I came across a new to me blog today, mymentalstateblog,that was quite informative. You would think as someone who has been suffering with the symptoms I have… Read more “Re-blog excerpt from mymentalstateblog”
Although the late, Dr. Maya Angelou is no longer with us physically …her presence, influence, and significance still remains. Angelou illuminates the similarities of all people in this beautiful “shot on iPhone”ad that was a featured spot in this years Olympic Games. Her voice so soothing, her words so eloquent.
I figure today is as good of a day as any to answer or respond to some of my email requests. I must apologize because anything that… Read more “Q&A with the bipolar architect”
Well, the biopsy results are in: Stage I or II papillary carcinoma of the thyroid gland with lymph node involvement. Under the age of 45, the staging… Read more “Stage I – II Thyroid Papillary Carcinoma”
Today isn’t a good day, yesterday wasn’t any different and I can say by far, worst birthday of my 34 years of existence. There I was at… Read more “I’ll be fine once I get it…I’ll be good”
Last night I was able to sleep a solid six to seven hours for the first time in days and I know it had everything to do… Read more “Closure is a myth”
The Colorado trip for me was a way to escape the daily stress experienced lately due to some unfortunate circumstances. The trip brought self-reflection and acceptance of… Read more “Under the Colorado skies he lies – part two”
Today we were asked to each submit 25 words into a container about how the disease makes you feel. The psychologist then read each one aloud and each person had to answer with one or two words of the last time they “felt” the feeling of the word associated with their disease. Most responses were within the last few days.
Anyone who is suffering through Bipolar or knows someone who is probably well aware that our moods are …well, a bit out of rhythm. Time is not… Read more “Get rhythm when you get the blues”
As I am setting up my campsite for the night I caught a glimpse of a very beautiful sunset here in Colorado. Here it is. “Our minds… Read more “Under the Colorado sky he lies”
Silenced for awhile, but here I am and 20 lbs lighter. I know you’re probably wondering why I’m 20 lbs lighter. There are many possibilities…my ego could’ve… Read more “Failure = humble?”
If nothing else positive happens from me starting this blogging journey, I came across a blog, “My Husbands Tumor” by Nora Purmort and thoroughly enjoyed what I… Read more “Book Review – It’s Okay to Laugh (Crying is Cool Too)”
Tonight I decided to watch a movie with my Granny, Carmen. Just the two of us and it was time well spent. Before this past week I… Read more “Film Review – The Intern”