Life is stressful because it is unpredictable and involves changes we do not often choose. And when we are chronically ill it can really knock our health through a loop as we adjust. And this then makes it harder to cope with the external stress. When I realized I would have to go on disability … Continue reading Life stresses
It is time for the Chronic Voice link-up for August Today's prompts are: Figuring Completing Boring Cuddling Chatting Figuring I have been in a bit of a mood slump lately. I can't figure out how to manage the vertigo symptoms. And being laid out like that is frustrating. I can't figure out my finances and … Continue reading A Chronic Voice prompts: Figuring, completing, boring
I know, flowers & chocolates are classic. You cannot go wrong with either. And I have on my desk from last year a wee stuffed monkey that when you squeeze it whistles at you. It is there because I love it. But there are just some things I really, really want that are hard to … Continue reading Presents I’d want for Valentine’s Day, Seriously.
Someone from a migraine forum posted a poll regarding how many migraines we suffered in 2011 and my answer was above the highest possible answer for the poll, which made me reflect a little on this past year where I have suffered an estimated 300 migraines, possibly more given some months were quite nasty. 2011 … Continue reading Reflecting on 2011