Furry Family, Health & ME/CFS

Dog. Dog. Shoulder. Dog…

My brain has been running in endless circles. Dog. Dog. Shoulder. Dog. Dog. Ouch that shoulder really hurts! Dog. Dog. I have GOT to see a doctor. What doctor? Dog. Dog... you get the idea. Our new family member is still up in the air. There have been hours of discussion. Both dogs have been… Continue reading Dog. Dog. Shoulder. Dog…

Health & ME/CFS, Migraines

In Which I Explain and Complain a Lot

There have been a number of questions friends have been asking that haven't gotten answered, so here goes, in no particular order: Disability: I have appealed my Disability rejection to the highest level in Social Security, about two months ago. They can take a long, long, time to rule on things, apparently - up to… Continue reading In Which I Explain and Complain a Lot

Migraines

Strange Lessons

I have learned some strange lessons in the last week or two. These likely only apply to me, but I'm putting them up here as kind of a "note to self" since the short-term memory loss is pretty bad and I'll surely forget, otherwise. 1. Fioricet. I've tried nearly every migraine medication there is. For… Continue reading Strange Lessons

Health & ME/CFS, This Crazy Life

Pride, Pain and a Reality Check

I wrote at the end of January about the disconnection in my mind between what I can actually do versus what my mind tells me I ought to be able to do.  I wrote to myself to "work on that disconnection." I thought I was. But apparently not enough. Tuesday I had to go many… Continue reading Pride, Pain and a Reality Check