June 4, 2018

All it takes is the loss of a loved one to make you remember how short and precious life really is. It makes you realize what's really important in life and what isn't. On the afternoon of May 25th, I received that wake-up call when I heard the news...

May 8, 2018

A year ago I wrote about wanting to lose weight. I began Pilates class and ate better ... for a while. I stuck with Pilates, but slowly slipped back into bad eating habits. Besides Pilates, I didn't really exercise. I went for walks, but when I began...

June 14, 2017

On June 24th my husband, Joe, and I will celebrate our fifth wedding anniversary. To those who have been married for decades, five years seems like a drop in the bucket, but to me it’s a sign of strength and success. Many people say that marriage isn...

January 26, 2017

"Sometimes when I need a miracle, I look into my son's eyes and realize I already created one."

For as long as I can remember, I have always been trying to stay strong; trying to hold it together. As a mom with a mental illness, it can be very challen...

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"Life is complicated, messy and unpredictable, but we have to look for
the beauty in the disarray that is life." - Katie Gallo
Follow one woman's journey through the struggles and successes in life with bipolar disorder and anxiety.

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