Monthly Archives: January 2018

Bipolar, Depression & Exercise

If you have depression, the below scenario may look a wee familiar. Here’s to us musterin’ up the gumption to do the right thing when we can, so there will be less times that we can’t! My recent Facebook and … Continue reading

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New YouTube video! From Victimhood to Self-Empowerment (Bipolar/PTSD Chronicles)

Video link: Video description: Do you have a victim mentality? Do you find the same hurtful things happening to you year after year (or decade after decade)? Do you feel trapped in a current situation? Beginning to work on becoming … Continue reading

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Dual Diagnosis vs. Comorbidity

I just learned I have been misusing the term “dual diagnosis” to describe my having both bipolar and posttraumatic stress disorders. The proper term is “comorbidity” (more than one illness). Dual diagnosis is when the persun has drug/alcohol abuse also, … Continue reading

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On Writing vs. Music

I want to sing out to the world so strongly, and it has nothing to do with music, but with writing, with being, and with art. Music is just something powerful in my life I am called to do. I … Continue reading

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Survivors Corner/PTSD Chronicles: Trauma & Your Dreams

If you have been a student of Law of Attraction and find yourself often dealing with the challenge of resistance to having what you want, know that this resistance may likely be a symptom of your condition. Trauma often causes … Continue reading

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It’s Never Too Late: The Late Bloomer Chronicles

Going for your dreams at fifty or any other age is like going back to school. You’re going to be even older and live those years anyway, so why not have something special to show for it? Show yourself that … Continue reading

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Keep Breathing and Appreciating

Whenever you get an almost panic-like worry thought or feeling, stop, take a slow, deep breath, and tune into the present moment and your surroundings. Start looking for and finding things to appreciate and enjoy in the present moment and … Continue reading

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Intermittent Fasting Update (including Green Smoothie & Kale Salad recipe!)

Thursday, January 11: 226.5 lbs Sunday, January 7: 228.5 lbs (-2lbs in 4 days) Last Thursday, January 4: 230 lbs (-3.5 lbs in 7 days) Starting weight: 236 lbs. Goals: * Cure hypertension * Normalize food and eating behaviors * … Continue reading

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Go Coach Yourself!

Those of us who are good at coaching and organizing for others forget we have the same skills to do those things for ourselves as well. Next time you feel lost, trapped, or tired, switch places and coach yourself!

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Food Journal: Intermittent Fasting

So I’m trying this thing called “intermittent fasting.” I first heard of it, in other terms, from Paul Nison, who is a religious raw vegan, who said to stop eating at 3pm. This made sense to me, because it goes … Continue reading

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