You know I haven't been able to really clean much at all with this vestibular disorder along with the relentless migraines and fibromyalgia. And I do not mind as long as it is decent. But due to financial issues, we are selling our house and also looking for something smaller and easier to manage for … Continue reading Spring cleaning
I watched the vertigo and dizziness lecture on the Migraine Summit. (I believe you can still watch this particular one today but it will be closing soon as they only stay open a day after) And it was fascinating. After listening to it I can be fairly certain this issue I have is vestibular migraine … Continue reading Game plan: Migraines
This is an older poem I wrote and I now present it to you for World Poetry Day. I am no poet but I do from time to time feel in the groove to write poetry. And some are good and some not so good. But what counts is it sort of helps me work … Continue reading World Poetry day: It took
This is a difficult article to write because I also have chronic migraine, which as one imagines comes with a lot of overload of the senses. Migraines are actually pretty comorbid with fibromyalgia. Anyway, that means I have to limit this piece to fibromyalgia over sensitivity symptoms. And there is, naturally, overlap. Much like a … Continue reading Fibromyalgia and sensory sensitivity
Update on my vertigo situation So I finally made it into the vestibular clinic. There were three specialists including their neurologist. They asked me a bunch of questions, went over my results, and we did the usual stand with your eyes closed sort of funness. What they do know I definitely have vestibular migraine. And … Continue reading The vestibular clinic adventure
Things never to say to someone with chronic illness or chronic pain Aren't you Glad it isn't Worse? I mean, at least it's not... cancer. It isn't like your liver fell out. Not like your kidney's exploded or anything. I mean, aren't you grateful that it isn't spleen implosion? I can see why you think … Continue reading Chronic illness: Aren’t you glad it isn’t worse?