Why You Should Read My Journal Today

  My journal is really one woman’s bipolar struggle through constant mental and physical symptoms to stay the course of achieving her goals despite the severity of the two states. It practically seems that it’s either a daily struggle with physical side effects of psychiatric medications, a wide variety of psychiatric symptoms, or a complicated…

Moods are Impermanent Waves on the Ocean of Life

Last week I made several mistakes while taking care of myself. First, I overcompensated with NyQuil (which contains alcohol) to make up for my neuropsychiatrist’s mistake in my sleeping pill prescription–by itself, a somewhat tiny infraction, but I know to avoid alcohol in even small amounts to maintain myself at my best. Then, I medicated…

15 Blessings on My 41st Birthday

So here’s a list of the things I’m most grateful for on my 41st birthday… 1. Mental stability 2. My supportive husband 3. My successful, Gifted and Talented daughter 4. Acrylic paint 5. Watercolor pens 6. Quiet school days to myself 7. Blank canvases 8. Waiting to hear back from query letters for my second…

Today is an Important Day

  After one week of recovering from pain associated from TMS (Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation) treatment on the right, damaged from a previous suicide attempt, side of my brain, I am actually feeling much better today. I just spent an hour reading hundreds of Pinterest pins I have been collecting over the years for my daughter…