Back in January, I visited my new doctor and had my blood pressure checked for the first time in months. It was the highest it had ever been and I was really worried about it. Over the years, my blood pressure was one of the few things that actually seemed to be in check. I … Continue reading Living Well: the dangers of high blood pressure (hypertension)
April was a really dry month here in my city. Normally, April is our rainy season but as we've seen with weather changes, our weather has become rather unpredictable. We had one good rain storm in April, followed by a weekend of snow. And now it seems we've finally entered our rainy season on the … Continue reading 5 activities to keep you entertained on rainy days while in isolation
It's Monday morning and I've been at the computer for several hours already. I have my coffee and it's almost time for a lunch break. My feet are swollen again and I can't seem to sit still for very long these days. I was supposed to go in for my COVID vaccine this afternoon, but … Continue reading Living Well: Chronic Migraine Resources
It's nearly 8:00 am and I'm showered, dressed, have a cup of coffee and a load of laundry in the washing machine. I wish this could be the case everyday. I love early mornings. But alas, another migraine kept in bed most of the day yesterday. It's not even the migraines anymore. It's the dizzy … Continue reading Living with chronic migraines – but you don’t look sick!
Yes, you're reading this right. It's before 8 am and I'm up with my first cup of coffee for the day. Mostly because I've been up all night again. But I made the mistake of having a nap last night. Sometime during the night, I looked down at my feet and marveled at how dirty … Continue reading Living Well – Skin care for winter’s itch