general update.

I have had an unrelenting headache for three days. It isn’t too severe, but nevertheless pricks and pokes at me and brings accompanying aura, allodynia, and irritability. I’m not happy about it. For some reason, nothing I take is working. I had my last appointment in Ann Arbor yesterday for the double-blind phase of the…

Day 27: Horse Lessons | Bank meeting

I love Fall, but 60’s and cloudy is a shitty combination. It’s chilly and damp, damp that seeps into your bones, without real rain, but it seems to always be threatening. I HATE when it’s hot, I do. But the weather the last few days seems wrapped up in how I’m feeling, which is dark,…

365 Days of Migraine: Day 8 “PANIC (new moon)”

Right now, I have a headache. I had a small one this morning, for which I took half an imitrex, and I felt good about that, considering yesterday I needed two. At noon, I went to the tattoo shop to get my very first tattoo, a crescent moon I acquired in 1996, covered by an…

Turn And Face The Strange

Today is my birthday. In general, like many adults, I dread this day every year. Not because I have a problem with my age so much as the marking of another 365 days gone by, facing where I am in juxtaposition with where I feel I should be, or thought I would be. I am…

Hi

Things aren’t going too well. I have Liebster Awards to process and drafts to finish but I just can’t. Our poverty is getting the best of me. I’ll write more when I can.

Re: I Noticed You Signed The President’s Birthday Card, but…

Dear Jordan, Since the Republicans decided to sue President Obama (an act, by the way, which is infuriating me more than anything that has occurred in politics since the Supreme Court decided to grant W the presidency in 2000), I have received – wait, let me count them – 36 emails asking me to donate…

Food Stamps

I got a letter from Job & Family Services informing me that I am to call in for my phone interview tomorrow for my SNAP application. Also, by August 14 I have to turn in all of the following: -Birth certificates for all of us -Social Security cards for all of us -Our marriage license…