I’ve been struggling with a manic swing the last few weeks. I can’t sleep, I’m agitated and irritable, and I can’t concentrate. To make matters worse the quarantine has made my usual coping skills impossible to utilize. I can’t go wander through Barnes and Noble or go sit in my favorite diner for breakfast. I … Continue reading Mania and Mini Breads
http://www.cnn.com/2020/04/12/world/meanwhile-in-america-april-10-intl-bread/index.html Ok. Seriously people is everyone baking bread now?! I can’t find flour anywhere! How am I supposed to do any coping baking, and eating during this quarantine without my baking supplies? I love that everyone is baking more but holy hell. Flour is getting impossible to find. I’ve even tried to purchase online from a … Continue reading Is Everyone Making Bread!?
It’s been a VERY difficult 3 months. This last depressive episode has been a stubborn one. I’ve had two medications adjusted, changed some sleeping habits, made some attempts at getting more exercise and attended some group sessions. I’m slowly getting back to being me. Let me just say…I hate dealing with medication adjustments. This reason … Continue reading Getting better
To say I’ve been a little anxious is
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It’s not just about giving them something sweet. — Read on http://www.huffpost.com/entry/baking-for-others-psychology_n_58dd0b85e4b0e6ac7092aaf8 Continue reading Psychologists Explain The Benefits Of Baking For Other People | HuffPost Life
..sometimes the kitchen wins. Continue reading Not So Hot This Time Hot Cross Buns
I had some oranges and lemons in my fridge that I needed to use up today. I found this easy iced fruit loaf recipe that would use up a few of each so I decided to give it a try. The original recipe uses raisins and dried apricots. I had some dried blueberries and cranberries … Continue reading Clean the Fruit Drawer Iced Fruit Loaf
Medication management is exhausting and time consuming. Continue reading The Madness of Medication
Today is weekly Honey Week Bread Day Continue reading Weekly Honey Wheat Bread
A bit of an agitated, impatient day today. Continue reading Mind Your Own Biscotti
My recipe for survival this year has been my kitchen. Continue reading My Beginning
Thanks for joining me on this journey. I know some days can be bumpy ones. Let’s head to the kitchen. We’ll get through this one bake at a time. If I can’t beat bipolar, I’ll cover it in flour. Don’t forget a sense of humor, and possibly a fire extinguisher. Happy Baking 🙂 My … Continue reading Let’s head to the kitchen!