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#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: , , , , , , |14 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 [...]

Bipolar Kicks My Ass

When I met with my psychiatrist yesterday, we discussed my diagnosis. I learned that since I’ve been hospitalized for bipolar symptoms, my diagnosis is type 1, not type 2. Since I've been ramping [...]

Small Steps

Never too early to learn good oral hygiene (I was probably teething) Progress sometimes comes in small steps. This weekend I walked the dog with my husband, which meant I stepped away from [...]

I Will Not Cry Now

To avoid feeling overwhelmed and hold back the tears due to loss, stress and worry, I've started delving into my ancestry online. My therapist reframed what I was doing as focusing, rather than [...]