Depression Part Two by Hyperboleandahalf This is a funny but very accurate description of what depression is like. I had a horrible sense of numbness after I tried to commit suicide because oddly enough after the suicide attempt I got depressed. I say that and people don't get it. What? Clearly, you must have been depressed … Continue reading Migraines and suicide
And it reminded of this recent adventure... it is a bit of a long story leading up to the awful scent trigger but it all starts with Charlie. My youngest cat Charlie... look at those innocent eyes. They are tricking you. Is a possessive little bugger. he loves snuggles. However, if I or my boyfriend … Continue reading Fragrence adventures
Wearing purple for Fibromyalgia Awareness Day! And of course a had and sunglasses for migraine prevention as per normal.
There was a site that had this and I had linked to it on Tumblr but it is gone. So I had to hunt down someone who found my post and posted the whole thing in a forum. Anyway it is around but I'm posting it here so I will not have to hunt it … Continue reading 100 Symptoms of Fibromyalgia
The scary truth about our pain problem "“In Canada, pain is under-recognized and under-treated,” Lynch says. “And that’s all pain, whether it’s due to trauma, surgery, illness or disease. It includes pain in the community, in our hospitals and in our emergency rooms — it’s a huge problem.” And it’s a problem that has a … Continue reading The scary truth about our pain problem- Canadian Chatelaine article
Took a short vacation in the mountains. A lot of people with chronic pain have a great deal of trouble taking vacations… They can seem to be more pain than they are worth sometimes. I value them all the same because they are valuable to us in many ways. They can get us out of … Continue reading My trip to Jasper National Park