Health & ME/CFS, This Crazy Life

Adrenal Dump: From Wolf to Quivering Rabbit

Note: Yesterday I miscalculated when & how much to eat, was caught off-guard by The Hunger, and wound up having two adrenal (adrenaline) dumps. One was while sitting in the car in front of the grocery store. This is the story of what I experienced. I'm sharing this because I know there are many ME/CFS… Continue reading Adrenal Dump: From Wolf to Quivering Rabbit

Health & ME/CFS, This Crazy Life

Lightbulb Moments: Topamax, Meds, Starvation and Adrenal Issues

The past few days have seen two important "lightbulb" moments happen for me, which I'm sharing here because I know many of my fellow patients are facing similar problems and on similar meds... The ER Visit The Wasn't: Late yesterday afternoon, I started feeling decidely "off," even for me. I was brewing a hormonal migraine,… Continue reading Lightbulb Moments: Topamax, Meds, Starvation and Adrenal Issues

Health & ME/CFS, Migraines, This Crazy Life

Teetering

For some time now, since the "protein wasting," also called muscle wasting, and unintentional, major weight loss started, two years ago or so, we've been refering to my overall health status as "precariously balanced." When I say "we," I don't just mean Rhiannon & I, but also, my doctors. We are a team, working collaboratively… Continue reading Teetering