You may not know this about my invisible illnesses… I participated in Invisible Illness Week in 2011 as a way to see if I would enjoy blogging, It turns out […]
So much of our awareness efforts focus on the acute symptoms of a migraine attack. Migraineurs rarely talk about the challenges we face every single day even on relatively good days.
We’re a Boy Scout family. So we’re prepared for nearly any situation. We have enough equipment to camp in any season, from sub-zero in the snow to 100+ degrees in […]
I haven’t posted a personal update in awhile. The snow is blowing and I’m not going anywhere for at least the day, so now is a good time. Migraines My […]
For years I avoided discussing my sleep problems with doctors because I stubbornly refused to admit that I might have to use a CPAP in order to get a good night’s sleep. I saw the use of a CPAP as “being hooked up to a machine” — as evidence that I was severely ill. In my mind, it was tantamount to “life support”, a fate less preferable to death itself. Trust me, I’m not there now. Breathing is vital and I’d sure like to be doing it while I sleep…especially if it really is a Migraine trigger.