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How may I dismiss you? Let me count the ways…

I read something really bothersome this morning – so bothersome, it’s tweaked my last raw nerve and put me in a mood. It’s an article entitled “Top Ten Psychosomatic Symptoms” and apparently, it takes ~1 minute to read. That should … Continue reading

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I’m already missing that hour

Today is a work day for me. I’m painting the ceiling in my bathroom that has gotten a bit gray from mildew. It’s not awful, but it’s not pretty. So, I’m scraping off the crusty stuff and putting a couple … Continue reading

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They say it’s the brain, but it’s also the body

TBI can seriously mess you up in the head. That’s a given. But it can also seriously mess with your physiology. In fact, out of all the problems I’ve had over the years, the physical issues I’ve had have far … Continue reading

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I lowered my heart rate from 90 to 73 in a minute

Last weekend, when I was recovering from a migraine, I checked my blood pressure and pulse: My heart rate was up, for some reason (this was just after noontime), and my pulse seemed a little off. 100/59 might seem awesome, … Continue reading

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Migraines have been under control

Summary: Controlled breathing seems to be helping me control my headaches, especially my migraines. After years and years of having constant headaches, I believe I’ve found a way to control them. This is good news, because constant headaches are no … Continue reading

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A good night’s sleep… and a new direction

I had a very taxing day, yesterday. In the midst of telling my manager that I was leaving (and having them freak out, albeit in a professionally muted way), and also trying to get work done, so that I can … Continue reading

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To medicate or not to medicate

I’m doing my leg lifts a little differently this morning. I’m going slowly, and I’m not holding onto something for balance, unless I need it. I’ve been having balance problems, lately. Or rather, my usual balance problems have been more … Continue reading

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Getting off coffee — After the migraine subsides

So, this is interesting. I did something to my system over the weekend, and I came down with a horrific migraine yesterday afternoon. It was the worst one I’ve had in quite some time. I’ve had some of those where … Continue reading

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The slow return to normal – and beyond

So, the upheaval over the accident a week ago has begun to settle down. I truly cannot imagine a worse time for life to be disrupted. It’s been a roller coaster of tears and anger and frustration and confusion, with … Continue reading

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Endless headaches … continual symptoms… life goes on

For the past several weeks — on and off — I’ve been pulling together descriptions of what my symptoms are, Headaches, dizziness, nausea, feeling drugged and “doped up”, tremors and twitching in my face and hands… I usually don’t think … Continue reading

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