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Lizzie L. Healthy Living Professional

Brunswick, Georgia
I am an academic professional currently seeking my masters in my professional field of reading education. I enjoy reading, talking about reading, and teaching reading. In addition to reading, I enjoy Yoga. More recently I began a journey with creative writing.
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My Bipolar Pep Rally by Lizzie L. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder My Bipolar Pep Rally Wednesday, August 13, 2008 This is the short list of things I tell myself when I am trying to “rally up” in my journey. “Only the educa ... Read on »
Meditation by Lizzie L. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Meditation Tuesday, August 12, 2008 In therapy, I learned to use guided imagery to help me with the ravages of my illness. I so desperately need a guide to hel ... Read on »
My Sister has Bipolar by Lizzie L. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder My Sister has Bipolar Saturday, August 9, 2008 I was reminded of when I told my sister I was bipolar.  I actually emailed her.  I know that sounds weird but, I ... Read on »
Sleeping with the Energy by Lizzie L. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Sleeping with the Energy Wednesday, August 6, 2008 Things to do when mania hits and you can’t sleep: Watch infomercials or listen to a very monotone audio ... Read on »
Traditions by Lizzie L. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Traditions Sunday, August 3, 2008 “Tell me, why do you drink . . .?”  You know if you listen to Hank, Jr.  “It’s a family tradition.” Now I may be really op ... Read on »
I am a Side Effect by Lizzie L. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder I am a Side Effect Friday, August 1, 2008 “So, your sure with the pain medication I will be taking after the procedure it won’t interfere with my other meds?” ... Read on »
I Found Someone by Lizzie L. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder I Found Someone Wednesday, July 30, 2008 I needed a new therapist.  With my moods, being “in between therapists” is not a good idea.  All it takes is one major ... Read on »
Effort by Lizzie L. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Effort Tuesday, July 29, 2008 A recent entry from my journal and a picture I took while “Naturing.” All my efforts to save myself from certain occurrences, ... Read on »
“Scratch Off Gently with a Coin” by Lizzie L. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder “Scratch Off Gently with a Coin” Saturday, July 26, 2008 No, I am not talking about a lottery ticket.  It is my moods.  I try to make them go away.  I gently t ... Read on »
Abilifying by Lizzie L. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Abilifying Thursday, July 24, 2008 My pdoc is trying to help me get off Prozac and onto Abilify.  I have learned going off meds has to be done slowly, (thanks ... Read on »
Insanity by Lizzie L. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Insanity Tuesday, July 22, 2008 Came home from work yesterday and went to bed as soon as I got home.  Then, woke up this morning to a panic attack.  Now, I fee ... Read on »
Thanks, Ledger by Lizzie L. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Thanks, Ledger Saturday, July 19, 2008 The movie, The Dark Knight, opened yesterday.  It is much talked about because it stars the late Heath Ledger.  I think ... Read on »
Trying to Seize a Squirrel by the Tail by Lizzie L. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Trying to Seize a Squirrel by the Tail Thursday, July 17, 2008 Okay, this post sorta has it all.  It includes my favorites.  I love to talk about myself, read ... Read on »
Friendships Make Bipolar Better by Lizzie L. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Friendships Make Bipolar Better Wednesday, July 16, 2008 Make new friends but keep the old, One is silver and the other gold. There was this one time I w ... Read on »
Real Voice by Lizzie L. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Real Voice Monday, July 14, 2008 This past semester in my college classes we talked about using your own voice to convey a story.  It goes back to the origins ... Read on »
Slurroquel by Lizzie L. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Slurroquel Sunday, July 13, 2008 I have written about my use of Seroquel.  My recent Pdoc trip found me asking for something different.  The Seroquel side effe ... Read on »
Oh, Happy Pdoc Day! by Lizzie L. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Oh, Happy Pdoc Day! Friday, July 11, 2008 This may sound a little crooked, but I went to the Pdoc today for bi-monthly review and for the first time in a l ... Read on »
Grief by Lizzie L. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Grief Wednesday, July 9, 2008 “Now don’t be stoic about this” the doctor said to me. “Let yourself grieve you can either do it now or later” he said.  “Better ... Read on »
Untitled by Lizzie L. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Untitled Thursday, October 9, 2008 This is bad.  Since I have been in this episode, it has been hard for me to be creative.  I couldn’t even think of a title f ... Read on »
Sigh by Lizzie L. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Sigh Monday, October 6, 2008 I’m not just sitting around waiting for my medication to work.  I have been doing the things that are healthy for me.  My therapis ... Read on »