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Coffee and Cat Hair: Devotional Stories

I’m having a moment, trapped in my body. I curl my hand around the coffee mug, and the heat of it holds me fast to my body, to the here, and the now, and the physical. Small wonder: I’m coming out of a two day long migraine attack and I am achingly aware of my… Continue reading Coffee and Cat Hair: Devotional Stories

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Coffee and Cat Hair: A Written Meditation

[Note 9/25/20: a footnote has been added for clarity.] [pictured above is Diana and Neech. Of the littles, Nan is Neech's favorite. He's been known to go out of his way to groom her. And Nan? Nan loves everyone] There are so many things that I’m worried about, so much that I can’t control. I… Continue reading Coffee and Cat Hair: A Written Meditation

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MORE fun with migraines (Mental Health Diaries)

Things I'm noticing, in no particular order: * mood dips before the migraine starts --> these are pronounced, and had been lost in the regular ups and downs of undertreated depression. It's so much easier to see the unrelated to anything going on around me mood plummets and energy drain. * Temperature issues. Before the… Continue reading MORE fun with migraines (Mental Health Diaries)