I didn't know I had migraines until the worst migraine of my life took me out for three days. I was in law school. In was one of those classes that only meets a couple times a week, but for like two hours. It was an evening class in a small room with blaring florescent… Continue reading Migraines
Last week was the hottest day in Seattle, ever. And, the second and fourth hottest days, ever. Until this year, it had only been 100 degrees or higher three times; last week it was over 100 degrees three days in a row.
For most of October and November, I didn't feel great. My vision was blurry, the steroid infusions made me nauseous and tired, and then the lumbar puncture made me extremely nauseous, dizzy, and gave me an awful headache. I spent a lot of time those first few weeks in the massage chair, on the couch,… Continue reading The Fire
While I was sick and nauseous, recovering from the lumbar puncture and "headache" that followed, my dog was dying. And, once again, my family stepped in. I got Sophie when she was 10 months old. She was a rescue. A small, Shih Tzu mix. I got her before I was married, or divorced, and before… Continue reading Sophie