The purpose of this site is to provide informative and inspirational writings, maybe even entertaining at times. I'd like to provide ways to find balance, keep your balance, and live beyond balance. This includes balancing work, family and personal life, as well as the moods and emotions some of us go through. Because in reality, you can have your time balanced well between work and family life, but being happy about the balance and enjoying it are important, too. My hope is to reach more than a few, more than just those with bipolar disorder, more than just moms. I'll be writing about my experiences, but also commenting on various topics as I come by them. I do not profess to be an expert at anything, except accumulating "junk". But I do know a lot and would like to share what I know.
I'm a 43-year-old mom with 2 boys, 5 years old and 1 1/2 years old. I have a degree in Special Education. Before I got my degree, I had about 15 years of experience working with kids. My interests are many. Antiques; archaeology; psychology; writing; cats; art; crafts; collecting books, shoes, purses, coins, rocks. The list could go on. I got diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder at the age of 31, but I think I've been more cyclothymic than fully Bipolar. I'm also hearing impaired and should be wearing hearing aids all the time, but I don't. I currently reside in the Texas hill country with my husband and 2 sons and our 2 cats.