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    My bucket list of sorts

    For anyone that reads my blog at bipolartater.com, or my posts on TheMighty.com, you will know that I have been through a lot and am currently going through a huge struggle. Through the years of bullying and commentary from my current struggle, I have been told many times that I will never be able to do things. So, sitting here writing this post, I think why do all the bullies that have torn me down get to win, why do all my former friends that I now realize sucked for the last eight plus years get to win, and why does everyone trying to write my story for me get to win. So in order to take back my life and prove everyone wrong I have compiled a list of things I want to accomplish to so people I can overcome anything and perceiver. This list is sort of like my bucket list, a list that I want to accomplish, and I feel it is possible with all the amazing people that have come out to show me support on the TheMighty.com, and the two amazing women that have came into my life during this struggle, and the amazingness of my one lone friend and her daughter, and finally the female that I met this past Tuesday that have a tremendous impact on my day. So here is my list so far, this is sort of a working list, as my mind allows me to recall the things, I have been told I can’t do.

    For me I feel the most important thing to accomplish my goals are to find friends that are empathetic and listen to my story. One that are truly there for me.

    • Find a career that matters and be successful.

    o This relates to people telling me I will never be able to develop a career especially after the legal drama that is currently going on, but this is something I have been told for a very long time. This also comes from being told I am a loser.

    • Find friends

    o This one stems from the years of being told I am undesirable and that no one cares about me and that I am a loser. This also comes from all the years of people I thought were my friends destroying me more.

    • Find a relationship

    o This also stems from being told I am undesirable, ugly, a loser. This comes from recent comments that no one will ever want to date someone with a criminal record no matter the story.

    • Being an advocate

    o This one stems from being told that no one cares about me or what I have to say. This also comes from being told I am ugly because some have furthered the comment that no one will be able to stand looking at me in a video on YouTube.

    • Have a family

    o While this one ties to the relationship goal, I have been told many times that no one will ever want to start a family with me let alone build a life together.

    • Find someone that will listen to my story

    o This one is a personally goal of mine. I want nothing more than to take back my narrative. I want one person to want to hear my story with my narrative.

    #Bucketlist #MentalHealth #BipolarDisorder

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    Hey peeps! Thought I would give an update on my
    adventures. The new house has walls and
    windows and is looking amazing! A friend of
    mine and I started a book club, which has been so
    much fun. I got to spend some time with a
    former student and her two little people, which
    was amazing. I've been getting out on my trike,
    packing a picnic and having some time to enjoy the
    lovely spring weather. Went to a farm where
    the baby goats and sheep were obsessed with my
    cane, lol. I am booked to do zip lining in June.
    Booked camping for my 41st birthday. Waiting
    to hear back about getting on a rollercoaster and
    skydiving. I have been feeding the local wildlife
    for a while now and now the crows are bringing
    me gifts. Doing Lots of baking and cooking good food. Going to go on a few hikes. I am exhausted, pain levels are high and my mobility is getting harder by the day, but I am so lucky to have all that I do! I was approved for long term disability, the house will be ready is less than 3 months and I am
    surrounded by amazing supportive people. Life
    is always more good than bad!

    #abunchofrarediseases #addisonsdisease #posturalorthostatictachycardiasyndrome #ehlersdanlossyndrome #ptsd #functionalneurologicaldisorder #migraine #asthma #celiacdisease #mitochondrialdisease #mastcellactivationdisorder #trauma #raynauds #arthritis #rarebleedingdisorder
    #mentalhealth #depression #anxiety #chronicpain #chronicillness #disability #distractme #dying #Bucketlist

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    Where’s the next place on your travel bucket list and why? #themightylife

    Confession: I have traveling on the brain. I’m heading to the Rocky Mountains of Colorado and will be seeing one of my best friends for a week. The next place on my travel bucket list is to see my grandmother in Brazil… finances pending. If money, time off and other constraints weren’t an issue, where would you go? Let me know!

    #MentalHealth #ChronicIllness #Disability #RareDisease #Parenting #Travel #Bucketlist #52SmallThings #CheckInWithMe #DistractMe

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    Summer Challenge #Bucketlist #52SmallThings #Outdoors

    I know it would be hard going out with three kids including my son who has special needs but I will attempt the following this summer:

    1. Summer Movies
    2. Biking
    3. Splash Park
    4. Beach
    5. Sailing
    6. Travel
    7. Paint rocks and hide them
    8. Gardening
    9. Baking and cooking with kids
    10. Camping
    11. Fishing
    12. Soccer
    13. Basketball
    14. Hike some mountain
    15. Wading at Tide pools
    16. Ice cream date
    17. Summer Reading
    18. Do a Homeschool Nature Walk
    19. Do workbooks
    20. Art projects