This week I completed my most recent painting. I decided to continue my theme of painting my interpretation of my symptoms. I started off my artistic career by trying to represent how my migraine pain feels, and found that it was fun and therapeutic to do. So, I figured I would keep on trying to represent… Continue reading Art: A Pain in the Arm
A few years ago, I discovered how much I liked cooking and baking. I know… Shocking! For those who knew me for years, this was a big deal as I was am not a domestic goddess. The opposite in fact. But, yet, I have found that I enjoy the creative fun you can have in the… Continue reading Baking Cakes and Managing Conditions
The first time I saw Finding Nemo I instantly saw myself in the character of Dory. Dory is a fish, that while helpful, is extremely forgetful. She is often in her own head and forgets everything after a few seconds. Sounds like me with brain fog! One of her sayings is, “just keep swimming!” In the… Continue reading Art: Just Keep Swimming
Several months ago, my husband decided to put his provisional license to use (the one he’d had since he was a teenager) and start driving lessons. He grew up on the outer edge of London, and didn’t particularly need to drive to get around. When he started working, his job was easily accessible by train,… Continue reading A New Car Equals New Freedom!
Growing up, my favourite hymn that we sang in church was It is Well with My Soul. The lyrics always spoke to me, and the melody seemed to lift and soothe. The hymn starts off by saying, “When peace like a river, attendeth my way/ When sorrows like sea billows roll/ Whatever my lot, thou hast taught me… Continue reading It is Well
For Easter, my mother-in-law gave me a bunch of craft and art stuff for Easter (in lieu of chocolate) and so I decided to paint some interpretive art based on my conditions. I started first with a painting to represent some aspects of my migraines. Now, many of you know that I get complex migraines… Continue reading An Artistic Endeavour
My favourite podcasting network, Maximum Fun, is having their two week Max Fun Drive. The network is listener supported, and so once a listener pledges to donate, the network gives some very cool gifts to say thanks. In honour of Max Fun Drive, I thought I’d write this week about how much podcasts mean to me. It… Continue reading Podcasts