I am so ready for a pity party. I suppose, we have the right to it now and again. Things I want to complain about: This relentless nausea The relentless vestibular symptoms The relentless pain My insurance company This half-life The insurance company and my mom So my mom is literally paying for my … Continue reading The half-life of chronic illness
Sometimes we exceed our limits to have an adventure... and we pay the price. But we plan for the consequences of our actions and are willing to pay the price. Have even set aside recovery days. This picture is of a bridge in Ireland that is between the mainland and an island. I don't remember … Continue reading Are limits meant to be… nudged?
So I was reading a post from a friend and it hit me. I'd be so much cooler if I didn't have the chronic illnesses I have. I am cool. I am awesome. And my specs and hats due to photophobia do have an inherent cool factor. But certain things I have wanted since … Continue reading Things that ruin my cool factor with chronic illness
I have had this relentless migraine pain for over a month. I tried everything under the sun (Or dark?) to abort it. Or reduce it. Or manage it. And nada. Today it broke. Aside from vertigo and dizzy spells. But that is 'nother story. This is a story of the migraine mood slump. It can … Continue reading The migraine slump
I added a button to my posts and in the upper corner of my blog for a site called Ko-fi for people to support artists and writers. It is this feature here: I added it because I am really struggling with everything since my insurance company has not approved my leave since November. But this … Continue reading Buy me a coffee feature
Let me tell you a story. A story about vertigo and my ENT visit. I have never been to an ENT before for my vestibular problems. I just went to my neurologist who said they were vestibular migraines. And tried to treat them with such things as Verapamil and Sebelium. Both of which are calcium … Continue reading A story of vertigo, the ENT, and fools