Neurologist appointment: I Probably don’t have Multiple Sclerosis?! Yay!

Okay, so I saw my neurologist today about my follow up. I am on a waiting list for a follow-up MRI which will take a long time here due to some serious backlog. Nevertheless, we did the physical again and reviewed symptoms. Went over my chronic migraines and decided on putting me on Aimovig for … Continue reading Neurologist appointment: I Probably don’t have Multiple Sclerosis?! Yay!

What is Ableism?

You may have heard people talk about Ableism. I often talk about stigma and discrimination but haven't used the term itself but it is the term. Like sexism, ageism and racism, ableism is a form of discrimination against disabled people by those who are not. Definition type of discrimination in which able-bodied individuals are viewed as normal … Continue reading What is Ableism?

Chronic stress and the body

Chronic negative stress does not do a body good. We all know this. Because we have pain and illness and so stress from That plus the life consequences of That causes a boatload of negative stress. We all know our mental and emotional wellbeing is as important as our physical wellbeing, but I don't know … Continue reading Chronic stress and the body

Painsomnia and sleep deprivation

So I'm going to start with this tidbit: The brain literally starts eating itself when it doesn't get enough sleep. AHHHhhhhhh!!!!!!! My brain is EATING itself. WTAF! Not cool. Other issues with sleep deprivation can include: Impacts short-term and long-term memory Concentration becomes impaired along with problem-solving abilities and even creativity Mood instability- obviously lack … Continue reading Painsomnia and sleep deprivation