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Dinner Time!

So a thing happened. I made dinner by myself tonight. I went the store yesterday with a grocery list for dinners I planned out. And then I actually made the dinner. I remember telling my old therapist (which means I’m … Continue reading

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Validation

Looking at old posts after publishing this one made me realize that this contradicts 99% of what I have written previously. I’m leaving it be, mostly because it reflects just how confusing this mental illness is. It also shows just … Continue reading

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Music

I’ve been using music to keep me sane these past few months. I started playing handbells at a church in town and joined a community band. When I sat down with my schedule to see how many concerts I could … Continue reading

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Trapped.

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. Actually, I’ll probably keep saying it until I figure out how to deal with it. I feel trapped. Especially in my job. But it’s so much more than that. It’s one … Continue reading

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Quiet

My boss texted me last night at 1030 to tell me that plans changed for today. So I asked if I could take the day off because my schedule is so messed up for the next month and a half. … Continue reading

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New is good.

I loved my old therapist. I didn’t know my old psychiatrist was bad. But as I sat in my new psychiatrist’s office this morning I realized something. I feel safe in this new practice. I was able to switch people … Continue reading

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Hope.

I don’t have long to write…I have to get ready for work. But I wanted to throw this out there. I saw my therapist yesterday. Miserable, hopeless, and dreading work. I’m still miserable and dreading work, but there is a … Continue reading

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Big things that are heavy

“If and when things get bad again, you’ll know what to do.” If and when. That’s what my therapist said when I described that continual state of fear that I’ll wake up one morning and be sick again. If and … Continue reading

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Things I want you to know about Bipolar

It’s OK to laugh if I make jokes about it. My family always said if you don’t laugh you’ll cry so you might as well laugh about it. If I make a joke about my Bipolar, whether it be about … Continue reading

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I got this.

Two weeks ago, it was decided that I didn’t have to go to therapy last week. (yay!) Proof that I’m getting better. That doesn’t mean the last two weeks were filled with puppies and butterflies and unicorns.  Far from it, … Continue reading

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