I have had 2 1/2 days without migraine pain since January 1st. So for 13 out of the past 15 days, this is what I look like…
I have showered 3 times in those 2 weeks, brushed my teeth a few time (brushing hair or teeth causes more pain than I am willing to allow on top of the migraine pain). I change my underwear if I remember and never wear a bra. This is my reality!!! And the reality for many others who suffer from Chronic Illness.
But today is our 16th Wedding Anniversary and I was having nothing to do with it, I am so over the pain. So I called my doctor and asked if I could take the migraine cocktail at home even though I have used the meds as much as I should this week. He gave me the go ahead. After about a half an hour the pain is much reduced and I am determined to enjoy our night.
Me after the migraine cocktail….
And so now we can go celebrate. Plus all my boys brought me home a new plant. It should be a good evening!!
So off to Carrabbas we go!!
Spring time in MI. I am so glad that my head pain was low enough today to get outside. I went for a short walk around my yard and just happened to have my camera 🙂 So glad I was able to get outside or else I might have missed all the beauty.
Happy Mothers Day ( and Grandmothers Day) to the greatest mom. I read Rachel Crowley (Loose) tribute to her mom and she nailed it. You stuck by my side through some major mother/daughter trials and stuck by my side through it all and let me work it out. I am so grateful you stuck by my side and have gotten to be an awesome Grandma. I Love you Sherry Dunne Weaver. And I am so very grateful for you especially over these past four months.
A big thank you to our day care provider Tammy for having the boys do this for me. I love them!
Me and my boys!!!
Thank goodness that I was able to enjoy a little bit of time with my family on Mother’s Day. My pain had returned to my baseline of 3 which I am able to cope with in the absence of major triggers.
This Hoya has such beautiful flowers. We have had this plant for 16 years. We got this plant right around the time we started dating and it just keeps going. Just like our marriage. God gave me a best friend and an amazing husband. These past 15 weeks have been hard on us all but Dan has stepped up in so many ways. And now he even does everything without pouting j/k. But the beginning was rough when he couldn’t understand. But he gets it now. No way I could get through this without him and my parents ( Sherry Dunne Weaver and Bob Weaver). They have done so much I can’t even begin to explain but they took Gideon and I in for almost 6 weeks because I was non functional. I am back in that boat again but we are trying teach Josiah to make dinner or lunch and to take care of Gideon if dad has to be gone and i can’t help. Many others have helped out too and I thank you for your continued support. This isn’t over yet unfortunately but with the support I have we will get through this. Thank you is barely enough but from my heart I thank you.
The beautiful flowers Dans work sent to me! I love Gerbera Daisies!!!!
Gideon and Josiah (and Dan) brought me a Gerbera Daisy to brighten up my room a bit.