Tagged: family

End of year resolutions

End of year resolutions

At the end of every calendar year, I like to take some time to reflect on what I’ve accomplished, any goals I failed to meet (and analyze why), and what my goals and intentions for the upcoming year will be. For me, 2017 was particularly difficult, between the emotional and mental stress of the current...

Miss Migraine: My migraine support team

The Adventures of Miss Migraine is an ongoing column about my life with chronic migraine. A version of this post appeared first on July 31, 2012, on my blog of the same name. The necessity of asking for help with a simple, daily task because my head is throbbing and I feel weak and dizzy...

Stop telling me to euthanize my dog

Stop telling me to euthanize my dog

This is Lexi. She’s a 13-year-old Pembroke Welsh Corgi, and she’s been with me since she was six weeks old. We’ve done everything together, from climb mountains in Maine to just hanging out at coffee shops in Pittsburgh. People keep telling me I should euthanize her, and this is not okay. About a year ago...