The good news: we’re finally done with the water boiling! It’s a good thing, too. The stores are all out of bottled water. The bad news: the girl has a nasty migraine :-( She was supposed to leave Friday afternoon for the weekend, and it looks like that may not happen. I hope she doesn’t have […]
I consider Sunday the first day of the week rather than the last. It was a week full of appointments for the girl and getting paperwork shuffled to various bureaucracies. Sam and I had lovely dates Wednesday and tonight, although we were so exhausted Wednesday that we turned in much earlier than usual.
I’m mostly posting a note here for ease of record-keeping for Blog365, but I also know a fair number of people who suffer from migraines or other chronic illnesses and probably don’t read Fibrant Living. Today’s post is over there, and has a pointer to a good resource for anyone who has severe headaches.
Paula Kamen, author of All In My Head, talks about the value of education in coping with chronic illness in an excellent editorial in the New York Times, Leaving the Rabbit Hole. This passage, in particular, spoke to me: The worst thing, to me, about having a non-stop multi-year headache isn’t necessarily the pain. Or the […]
I’ve had these two stories bookmarked to post here for a bit, so it seems past time for me to actually do it. The best new pain cures, with a focus on women Many women have a tough time finding the right kind of relief for their pain—and for good reason: Until recently, experts hadn’t actually studied […]