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…

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…

Dream Speak: recurring nightmares and stress

I keep having this recurring themed dream where I wake up in an unfamiliar condo or apartment and it’s a complete shithole. Pardon my French. It’s a different apartment every time but similar kind of building. Much like my first apartment which was a literally shithole. Last night’s dream was no different. I woke up…

Living Well: High Blood Pressure & hypertension

It’s been a while since I’ve done a “Living Well” article but today I have something new to talk about. High blood pressure. This is something that has never really been a problem for me. Between a good healthy diet and regular exercise – I managed to keep my blood pressure at 120/80 for years….