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
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
It's Monday night as I type this out but most of you will read it tomorrow morning. I'm trying to get back into scheduling posts but am having difficulties this week. I've lost count of how many hours I've slept. I'm using the blog to help track the symptoms and other things I experience while … Continue reading Daily Tracker – Monday Mood
It's Wednesday already. I think it is. The days all look the same now. It's a bit of a gloomy day outside but it's snowing which oddly enough makes everything seem brighter. And pretty. It's like the snowflakes are taking their time falling to the ground. We haven't had much snow this winter and the … Continue reading Wednesday Miracles
So, I've talked a lot about coping with anxiety and how to practice self-care for those people who struggle with mental health issues. Something I've never really written about is how it feels to live with an anxiety mood disorder. Yes, today I received my official diagnosis from my psychologist - I have officially been … Continue reading Living Well: What is GAD (generalized anxiety)?