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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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Thankful Therapy by Lizzie L. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Thankful Therapy Tuesday, September 30, 2008 Yesterday, I went to see my therapist.  Therapy helps me to organize my thoughts.  I have so many.  Sometimes I th ... Read on »
Masking the Pain by Lizzie L. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Masking the Pain Saturday, September 27, 2008 E wear the mask that grins and lies, It hides our cheeks and shades our eyes– This debt we pay to huma ... Read on »
Hope Happens by Lizzie L. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Hope Happens Wednesday, September 24, 2008 I received the comment below and it just gave me some much needed strength.  It always amazes me how someone else’s ... Read on »
The Lonely Side of Depression by Lizzie L. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder The Lonely Side of Depression Saturday, September 20, 2008 Isolation during a depressive episode increases loneliness.  It is like a slippery slope because lon ... Read on »
Normalcy by Lizzie L. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Normalcy Thursday, September 18, 2008 “Feeling normal for any extended period of time raises hopes that turn out, almost invariably, to be writ on water” ~Kay ... Read on »
It Is Temporary by Lizzie L. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder It Is Temporary Tuesday, September 16, 2008 I am tired of taking medication for my bipolar.  I went off Seroquel on onto Abilify only to have Abilify make me c ... Read on »
Learning to Breathe by Lizzie L. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Learning to Breathe Saturday, September 13, 2008 There are several things in my life right now that I can’t get a handle on.  The tasks just seem impossible.  ... Read on »
Episode IV by Lizzie L. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Episode IV Wednesday, September 10, 2008 It is like another chapter in my life.  I finally realized this was a full blown episode of my bipolar illness.  My co ... Read on »
No Humor Here by Lizzie L. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder No Humor Here Saturday, September 6, 2008 Dang it.  I hate it when I realize I am depressed.  I mean I really hate it.  I had a medication change a couple of m ... Read on »
At War with Myself by Lizzie L. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder At War with Myself Thursday, September 4, 2008 For some reason I seem to be outraged with myself.  I just can’t figure out where the anger is coming from.  Am ... Read on »
Working with a Mood Disorder by Lizzie L. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Working with a Mood Disorder Monday, September 1, 2008 In my wishes and dreams I am massively rich and I spend my days doing whatever I find that suits me. In ... Read on »
Some Prayers Get Answered by Lizzie L. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Some Prayers Get Answered Thursday, August 28, 2008   My husband so far is cancer free.  We have one more test in a few weeks.  I had persuaded myse ... Read on »
Poetry by Lizzie L. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Poetry Monday, August 25, 2008 I just love poetry.  I wish I could write more.  I only get inspired every once and a while. Whitman, Longfellow, and Frost are ... Read on »
Grumbling by Lizzie L. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Grumbling Wednesday, August 20, 2008 I’ll just go ahead and acknowledge I am grumpy. I have been grumbling about my world as of late. I can’t seem to get a h ... Read on »
Bring Back The Stories in My Head by Lizzie L. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Bring Back The Stories in My Head Thursday, December 4, 2008 Writing is something I have always depended on. This last episode has left me bankrupt of creativ ... Read on »
My Life As An Old Movie by Lizzie L. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder My Life As An Old Movie Saturday, November 29, 2008 Thank God for old movies.  Every time I go through an episode, I watch old movies.  It takes my mind , brie ... Read on »
I’m Bipolar, Thank You by Lizzie L. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder I’m Bipolar, Thank You Thursday, November 27, 2008 In the spirit of Thanksgiving I made a list of things I am thankful for. 1.  I am thankful for my Pdoc an ... Read on »
Crying From Nowhere by Lizzie L. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Crying From Nowhere Sunday, November 23, 2008 Things can get really weird during the journey with this illness. Last night I just started crying for no reason. ... Read on »
What Medication Brings by Lizzie L. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder What Medication Brings Friday, November 21, 2008 I have been really pleased so far with my medication combination.  It has brought my mood up and has helped me ... Read on »
Zero Anxiety by Lizzie L. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Zero Anxiety Wednesday, November 19, 2008 When we are depressed or anxious having a good day can do so much for the healing of our suffering minds.  We wait an ... Read on »