This month I will reach a milestone of two years without any seizures. … More Positive Progress
I spent yesterday with a raging migraine. Well, to be honest, it had been growing for days. … More It never ends
After the disaster of yesterday I managed to get to both of my doctor appointments today. I was exhausted because I had to take my morning meds last night, so nothing helped me sleep, so I only got about 2 hours of the glorious unconscious time. I was still good at answering the necessary doctor … More Zoom… maybe?
We recently returned from our regular fall break vacation. This year, we went to Orlando to enjoy some theme park adventures. I scheduled the vacation months ago, so I put pressure on my family to leave me here if I wasn’t released from the hospital on time, but luckily things tumbled together with hours to … More Vacation Fun Time
I had a ridiculous nightmare last night. I think it was brought on by my renewed need to apply for jobs this week. The nightmare had me at an interview at my previous job, with people who I have broken contact with, and would never like to see again. The scenarios kept repeating, just slightly … More Nightmares won’t stop me
In May of 2015, it had been a year since I quit my job. We had been living off of one income, and I needed to make a decision about going back to work, or applying for Social Security. The problem was that I had just had another seizure the month before, and I was … More Decisions and applications
After my seizures started again in October 2014, it was difficult for me to bounce back. The dosages on my anti-seizure meds had to go up, and I had to try new meds. My lupus symptoms got worse. I started having flares, and was not able to get out of bed every day. I’m sure … More Catching Up Part 5: Waiting, wanting, and trying new things