Tagged: life

Migraine moon revolving around Person earth

Miss Migraine: Migraine sun vs. migraine moon

The Adventures of Miss Migraine is an ongoing column about my life with chronic migraine. This post appeared first on my blog of the same name on August 11, 2012. I’ve hung this sketch on my wall, right next to my computer, to remind me that migraines don’t control my life: I do. If you’d...

Miss Migraine: Emergency room averse

Miss Migraine: Emergency room averse

The Adventures of Miss Migraine is an ongoing column about my life with chronic migraine (and other crap). Saturday I had to go to the emergency room. I’m fine now, but I experienced a sudden and extreme pain in my lower right abdomen that was anything but normal. In this situation you’d think my biggest...

Death planning for your dog

Death planning for your dog

My dog Lexi is 13. She’ll be 14 in about 6 weeks. She has a progressive degenerative disease that will render her completely immobile sooner rather than later. Right now, she can still go for walks with the assistance of a sling. She’s still happy, though I fear she’s growing increasingly uncomfortable as the months...