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Self-Love and Self-Care Tips

Thank you, author Bash Sarmiento, for contributing this guest post of self-love and self-care tips. Posting Bash's article in no way promotes the products he linked. Self-Love and Self-Care Tips Photo by Pavel Danilyuk from Pexels [...]

2022-03-21T02:18:14+00:00March 21st, 2022|Categories: Health, Mental Health, Self care|Tags: , , |2 Comments

Overwhelmed by Grief and COVID19

Why Have I Been Quiet? Shortly after my mother died last year, COVID19 hit. My energy is sapped. Staying home during this horrific pandemic, I've cocooned with those I love most: my husband [...]

#Grief, #COVID19 & Fever

Grief Reading this post, I fear that I come off as self-centered, concerned more with my physical health than grieving my mother's death. Perhaps that's denial. It's hard to properly grieve when dealing [...]

2020-09-08T18:40:38+00:00September 8th, 2020|Categories: Grief, Health, Mental Health, Self care|Tags: , , , , , , |16 Comments

Balancing Act Self-Published to Amazon Kindle for Now

To simplify my life, I decided to self-publish Balancing Act - Writing Through a Bipolar Life to Amazon only for now. My mother's health is touch and go right now. Self-care and [...]

Recovering from Hypomania

Recovering from hypomania and fatigue. Need to relax, slow down, and heal.

What I’ve Done Recently

Frustrated, Defeated and Hypomanic The weekend before last, I was frustrated, overwhelmed, feeling defeated, and mildly hypomanic. I felt like a failure as a mother, for I hadn’t been able to get my [...]

Irritable. Hypomanic. Parenting Fail.

Trying to keep hypomania at bay. NAMI training this weekend. IBPF panel next Tuesday. Frustrated with parenting newly adult son with social anxiety and migraines.

Low Carb Low Fat Diet

Saw my internist today. Here's my new diet regimen to lower my triglycerides: 100 gram carbohydrates per day, 60 grams fat day, no more than 5 nuts (preferrably walnuts), no olive oil (save [...]