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Lovely Streak

I am in recovery after the Worst Migraine of My Life took me to a place that felt near-death.  I had another intense 2-day migraine last Friday/Saturday.  141 more words

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30 Things About My Invisible Illness You May Not Know

September 8-14 2014 is Invisible Illness Week.

1. The illness I live with is: Rheumatoid arthritis, Fibromyalgia, Depression, Bulimia Nervosa

2. I was diagnosed with it in the year:  1,374 more words


Day to Day

I’m lucky to be born and experience this beautiful world, but my existence is a painful one.  I am trying to take control back from the migraines.  202 more words

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Invisible Illness Awareness Week

Invisible Illness Awareness Week is here!

This article is really lovely: http://invisibleillnessweek.com/2010/08/21/living-with-invisible-illness-5-ways-to-get-over-aggravations/

I have been working on all 5 this week.

I think the hardest one for me right now is “Let go of expectations.”  I tend to be one of those people who plans ahead, writes elaborate To Do lists and has big dreams.  156 more words

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Not Fine

When I was in high school with severe chronic migraines, I was confronted with many different issues. My peers didn’t understand why I missed so much school. 337 more words


Amor Fati

After 4 days of feeling better, I was hit with another beastly migraine, causing me a full night of painful insomnia last night, and causing me to call out of work yet again.  179 more words

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Wake-Up Call

Whether you experience chronic pain or not, I think it’s important to remember to take care of yourself.  This year has been a really difficult one for me, and I think I forgot somewhere along the way… 231 more words

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