Category: migraines

The Trust Fall

I’ve written here before that I have migraines–chronic migraines.  Whenever a therapist gets wind of that, they always make some version of this face: Last week, I was doing the deep dive into some very old “stuff” with my therapist.  I leaned over and…

Migraines and Anxiety

I want to write something on the more practical side.  I’ve written before about the fact that I have migraines.  Sweet fancy Moses, do I.  Before I was treated by a neurologist, I had roughly twenty migraines a month.  My quality of life had…

The Buffer and Rat Park

I went to therapy on Tuesday with a migraine. I have to pause for a moment and talk about migraines, pain, and trauma.  Whenever I have mentioned the nightmare known as The Migraine on any blog, well-meaning people have offered helpful comments.  I certainly want…

CBD, Endocannabinoid System, and PTSD

My last post was about PTSD.  I tend to jump around topically a bit simply because I’ll wake up in the morning sometimes with an idea in my head and think, “Oh, that would be interesting to write about.”  The topic of PTSD, however,…

Something Practical

Yes, yes, I can be practical.  Recall that I wrote in The Reboot of feeling aimless and desirous of doing nothing.  Well, this does not fit my personality.  I tend to be much more machine-like in disposition.  Sometimes even bordering on hypomanic.  I make…