My husband and I are driving to Iowa for a few days. We’re going to visit my in-laws and have a mini-family reunion. I say “mini” because my sister-in-law can’t make it. We’ll be staying at my husband’s parents’ house. No bed-and-breakfast this time, but that’s okay. Besides, we couldn’t bring our dog, Rudy, to… Read More Bipolar Barb Will Be Back On Thu., 6/21/18
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Some of you may know about my weight troubles. Anyway, I lost 10 lbs. since this past April, so it’s been about 2 months. I stopped eating candy, ate smaller portions, and began using the treadmill. I also started going to PHP #4 in April. Having to get up early, get dressed, and leave the… Read More I Lost 10 lbs.
Zack McDermott chronicles his psychotic/manic and depressive episodes in Gorilla and the Bird: A Memoir of Madness and a Mother’s Love. The author, a public defender, takes readers through his psychosis. It’s the raw, hard, truth of his experience and is difficult to read because, being bipolar myself, I could relate. He describes his various… Read More “Gorilla and the Bird” by Zack McDermott
The parol is to Filipinos as the Christmas tree is to westerners. However, most Filipino Americans put up a Christmas tree, too. Although we had a Christmas tree, my family never had a parol— a star-shaped lantern — when I was growing up, so a few years ago, I decided to get one. But the… Read More CSI: Canine Scene Investigation
Sometimes when I feel depressed, I feel like I need to shop. The act of purchasing stuff gives me something of a high. I make my purchases online because when I’m depressed, I’m not exactly leaving my house much, not even to go shopping. I’m not particular with what I buy. It could be some… Read More Retail Therapy
I became interested in reading Natural Disaster: I Cover Them. I Am One., by TV meteorologist, Ginger Zee, because the media was saying that she was opening up about her mental illness (depression) in the book. Now, it’s not bad, but there’s only one chapter out of 20 or so, that addresses her depression, and… Read More “Natural Disaster” by Ginger Zee