The Migraine Diaries on Kindle

Late last night, I completed my first short story for digital publication, a much expanded version of The Migraine Diaries Three [1981] already found on this blog. J used a picture of me at the age I was in the story and created a Migraine365-esque cover for it; I am planning to publish “chapters,” about…

Comorbid

I can’t believe it’s been such a long time since I’ve written anything here. I feel ashamed, as though I’ve let my readers, and myself, down. I am ALWAYS letting people down: daughters, spouse, extended family, friends, colleagues, supporters. And now there might be another reason for that to happen, even more often. A few…

Challenges: Personal and Otherwise

  From the very start, I have had mixed feelings about the Ice Bucket Challenge. Undeniably the online phenomenon, which quickly went viral, has raised a huge amount of money for ALS, regardless of what percentage of the funds actually get used for research (which is a discrepancy some have pointed out). Another truth is,…

Wash Away The Rain: update

I wanted to write a brief post just to let people know that yesterday, Mother’s Day, went really well. I was able to get up and have a wonderful day with both immediate and extended family, and was also able to go shopping with X and go in to work late to make sure Online…