• The Wall is that place at the end of your energy. It is something that you never want to crash in to. Here are some ways to avoid the crash! #ChronicIllness #Energy

    What Does Your Wall Look Like?

    What is a wall? It is that ugly thing at the end of your energy. You do not have to have a chronic illness to have one because no one has endless amounts of energy. Sometimes getting ready for the day (showering, brushing hair and teeth, getting dressed, etc.) slams me right into it. Then there are days that I actually have enough energy left to get out of the house. And yes, some days I wake up and I am mere inches from that wall.

  • It was a win because the team won and because I made it through the entire game. It was a defeat because doing so pushed my body well beyond its limits. - #boundaries #health #chronicillness #hemiplegicmigraine #football

    When a Win Feels Like a Defeat

    Last Friday night, my step-grandson was playing in the first varsity football ūüŹą game of the season. I really wanted to go because I had missed the entire season last year. I wanted to see him help his team get the win! Right from the start, I knew this was going to be an up hill battle because of the heat and humidity. My husband and I talked through every possible scenario and planned for each of them.¬†We planned for the worst possibility which would be having a full blown Hemiplegic Migraine at the game. Planning this was made more difficult because we didn‚Äôt know how far the parking was…