Yes, I know. I hate hearing, reading and talking about exercise and my mental health. I get tired of my doctors suggesting more exercise to help battle the side effects of my medications. I despise listening to the doctors that have prescribed the meds tell me that I could balance out the weight gain from … Continue reading Exercise, Bipolar, and the Battle for Self
I found some cute little holiday boxes online and filled and shared with my neighbors and family this Christmas. The biscotti cookies were amazing. My ginger snaps had some snap. The ginger lemon glazed experiment was so so. I usually make poticia and the family sugar cookies but I ran out of motivation. Continue reading Holiday Sharing
Holidays have been a bit rough the last few years. And this year is no different. It’s during these winter months that the deaths of my mother and grandmother are most felt. The holidays are very hard without them. I think one of the reasons I started to teach myself how to bake was to … Continue reading Holiday Planning
How do we keep connected to those around us when we’re struggling with the symptoms of our mental illness? How do we keep our relationships healthy as well as take care of our own individual health? How do I talk about my mental health without making others uncomfortable? How do we make meaningful connections? Is … Continue reading How do we stay connected?
During this stressful time, it’s even more important for us to take a breath, refocus, and find gratitude for the little things. Continue reading Grateful
I’ve had my eye on this iced treat Continue reading Smells like Christmas
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