Living Well: things you should not say to a chronically ill person

It's Monday morning and I'm nursing another migraine hangover. It's raining outside, so my condo is a nice and cool temperature. I actually had to close the balcony door this morning and take my new cushions inside. And like many other nights with insomnia, I was wide awake at 5:00 am. That was far too … Continue reading Living Well: things you should not say to a chronically ill person

Living Well: the dangers of high blood pressure (hypertension)

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)

Sunday mood – I could play a zombie in The Walking Dead

It's Sunday at two pm in the afternoon and I am finally sitting down with my cup of "morning" coffee. My hours are so messed up this weekend. I took my first pill from my new prescription on Friday night. And holy smokes. I'm thinking 15mg is way too much because it turned me into … Continue reading Sunday mood – I could play a zombie in The Walking Dead