Musings on Chronic Illness and Disability

One year ago I was paralyzed by pain and severe sickness. I was in the throes of a severe status migraine a day in and day out 8-10 on the pain scale. I also had persistent aura, and my migraine associated vertigo was off the charts due to damage to …

Out of the Downward Spiral

I had no clue that a condition I have had for almost twenty years could spiral (literally, and I mean literally in the correct use of the word) out of control.  I went back to the work at the end of July, but I was still struggling with daily migraines. …