A Trip to the Neurologist

Today I went to the neurologist for my migraines which have been worsening over the past year and a half.  I've been in and out of doctor's offices for my migraines for over a decade now. I've tried over a dozen migraine medications, neurologists, ENTS for vertigo and so on.  But recently everything has been…

New year… New you??

  It's a new year already. 2017. Wow. How does that even happen? The whole year flew by.    Almost two years ago this March I was diagnosed with IC.  One year ago this past December I met my boyfriend, Aaron. And on January 14th will be our one year anniversary, which is crazy because it definitely feels…

On the road…to getting lost

  I just finished my first semester of grad school. Go me! In the Social Work program at Gallaudet University. But in the course of one semester...so much has changed. The workload of three graduate-level MSW courses was a lot more than I anticipated. I had to stop working and doing volunteer work. I only…

All the pain

  Here's the real reason why I am here. Pain. I have been in pain since I was diagnosed with IC. But since September/October 2016 I have been having off the chart pain levels for both my IC and migraines. For about a month, I had a migraine. I woke up with a migraine every…

On the journey…

  I don't know why I am doing this. Creating a blog. But I need to make some changes in my life and maybe I can hold myself accountable. But if you have found yourself here... how the heck did you get here? Well, you might be here because you are someone that knows me…