My Headache Never Goes Away: New Daily Persistent Headache

On July 4th of 2016, I had a seizure after a night of BBQing and drinking with friends. When I woke up the next day, every cell in my body hurt, especially my head. Every day, 24 hours a day since then I have had a debilitating headache. The pain comes in waves, sometimes it hurts less than others. On any given day, at any … Continue reading My Headache Never Goes Away: New Daily Persistent Headache

Self-Talk: The Most Important Coping Skill

When it comes to mental illness, especially anxiety and depression, people will give you all kinds of ideas for coping with it. Believe me, I have heard it all. “Have you tried essential oils?” “Have you tried going vegan?” “are you eating healthy?” “what about yoga?” and the list goes on and on…and on. Don’t get me wrong those are all great. Many of which … Continue reading Self-Talk: The Most Important Coping Skill