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Not myself, this past month or so

I hate to admit it, but for the past month or so, I haven’t felt like myself. That is, the self that I had come to know myself to be, over the past years… the self I had trained myself … Continue reading

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What really gets to me, this time of year

I had an epiphany yesterday while shopping for supper. My trip to the grocery store was irritating and tiresome. Everywhere I turned, there seemed to be something or someone in my way. From the drivers on the road, to the … Continue reading

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And in the end, we learn…

This trip to see family for Thanksgiving has been chock-full of lessons. I’m still sorting them out. Some of them, I may forget, by the time I get home, so I’ll write them down here, and come back to them … 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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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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Finishing what I started… in 2009

It’s been over 5 years, since I started the book I’m finishing right now. It’s about sensory issues,and how they affect my life each day. It’s my hope that this book will shed a little light on what it’s like … Continue reading

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Actually, that was probably a migraine

I was really in bad shape yesterday – not able to handle hearing people talk, feeling a little drunk, dazed and dull, and generally not in good shape. We picked up the new (to us) car and drove it home, … Continue reading

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Two steps forward, one step back… then two more steps forward

There is progress on the neuro front — slow but steady. I may have found someone I can work with to help me sort out all the issues I’ve been having, but have not been able to articulate that well: … Continue reading

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