As many of you know, I might live in Britain, but I am not British! I moved to England just over 6.5 years ago from Canada, where I grew up in southern Ontario. Every July 1st, I get very excited though because it is Canada Day! It is the day where Canada celebrates the original… Continue reading Happy Canada Day!
On Tuesday morning, I woke up and got up to go to the washroom. I was still in a daze from my sleep, but I felt off and not right. Once I had gotten to the bathroom, I had woken up enough to realise why I felt funny. I was getting a big migraine. My… Continue reading On Being “Functional”
This is just a short one to announce that my blog is now part of the Chronic Illness Bloggers Network. 🙂 I’m thrilled to be part of this community and very excited for the opportunities that it might bring. What does it mean for you, dear reader? Well… you might notice the Chronic Illness Bloggers… Continue reading Announcement!
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
This is just a short one to announce the arrival of my newest, little niece! Meet Amélie Anne. 🙂 She arrived on Wednesday, June 21st at 6:45pm (EST). My sister, Kirsten, and her husband, Marc, already have a girl and a boy, so Amélie is their third child. As we live abroad, my husband and… Continue reading A New Niece!
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
As I had a couple of doctor appointments this week, I thought I’d simply write an update to catch you all up! On Monday, I saw my GP. One of the things we discussed was my referral to see a neurologist. After my last neurologist appointment, it was agreed that I should be referred to another… Continue reading A Weekly Update- 04-10/06/17