What is a Vestibular Migraine? Some Hope With a New Diagnosis.

The “H” word. Hope is sort of a double edged sword for me, like it is for so many others, I’m sure. In the last decade of being sick, we estimate I’ve seen about 35 Doctors and Specialists, received countless diagnoses, tried too many medications to count, all with the initial promise that they were […]

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HOPE DESPITE CORONAVIRUS POSITIVE NEWS POST #4

Hi everyone!! I hope it’s not as gray and gloomy where you are. The constant rain and gray don’t help my mood much. The beginning of the week was so beautiful, we actually got out into the gardens and got the gazebo up. Which was awesome. I couldn’t help but to think how just last […]

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Do You Get Brain Fog?

I’d like to do a “compilation” Blog Post and was wondering if you would please be willing to help?  It’s only three questions: Do you get “brain”fog? If so, can you describe it? What, if anything, helps you better manage it? I *really appreciate your input!! ️Stace

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Gratitudes, Gladitudes and a Secret Family Recipe

So, first of all, Merry Christmas and/or Happy Holidays. For I think, the first time ever, I am ready for Christmas ahead of time. Which is pretty remarkable considering the week I just spent in bed. We still have food shopping and cooking/baking to do, but that’s it. It makes the last week of the […]

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The Good, Bad and Ugly of Botox Injections for Migraines

How many of you suffer from medication sensitivity? I know I do. Which has been part of how I ended up trying Botox for my chronic headaches and migraines. I have tried countless other medications, which either don’t work or have had violent side effects. So when my Neurologist insisted, for over a year, that […]

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12 Days of Christmas Gift Ideas

I hesitated to even write this blog post. Everywhere we look are Christmas ideas and suggestions from everyone. However, you never can tell when you may spot an idea you hadn’t yet thought of. While I am a “spoonie” (still looking for a replacement for that dreadful word), I am also still a woman who […]

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Validating The Complexities of Illness

Often, the true complexities of living with chronic illness are overlooked or never addressed. But just because that happens, doesn’t mean it should.

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Sick From Showering (With Fibro)? This Might be Why.

It near never fails. I’m having a good pain/symptom day and am excited to get some things done. I hop in a shower and like clockwork, halfway through the symptoms start. By the time I finally manage to get dressed, I need to lie down. I’m dizzy, have vertigo, am light headed and nauseous, again. […]

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