In Through The Out Door

I don’t know what’s going on with me. I have noticed that the times I’m most depressed, I don’t have a migraine. Could the depression be part of the prodrome? Is it that the chemicals usually involved in my headache don’t have anything else to do? Bored serotonin, making me miserable. Until recently I don’t…

Exit, #2

The post I wrote and then accidentally deleted was about being horrifyingly, painfully depressed. For some reason it looked like it was going to post twice, so I quickly deleted one and there the other went, too!  Perhaps it was for the best, because I didn’t want to frighten anyone. I don’t know where this…

Sick, Poor, & Painfully Aware

Big plans. Writing. Taking a walk with X and Asia. Helping John with his resume – well, he’s sick too. One of my least favorite aspects of chronic illness (well, do I really have to quantify them?) is that it can take me a while to figure out if I’m experiencing a virus or prodrome;…

Happy 2014 – I’m still here

Perhaps not too many of you noticed my absence, but I do want to apologize to those who did. Things were so difficult for me and my family that I just couldn’t write about them in this public forum. But thanks to a few good friends I did begin feeling motivated to write some autobiographical…

Reclaiming My Blog (again)

Twice, this blog, LadyMigraine, was used against me in the most heinous, unimaginable ways.  Once at work (see the entry “An Open Letter”). Once within my family-in-law, to punish my sweet, deeply damaged husband, heretofore known as SirMigraine. After his brief resulting stint in a psychiatric unit, things became more and more tenuous at home…