Category Archives: Brain Pain

Is this thing on?

Why do I write this blog?  Just like running, writing can be like therapy or a way of releasing tension or stress.  Sometimes that means my blog posts are of a sad nature, but that’s because life is hard at … Continue reading

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Holy Hummus Batman!

Has anyone eaten at Tom and Chee?  Gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches!  Genius!  I went to dinner and a movie (New Year’s Eve – loved it!) with a friend last night and we decided to eat at Tom and Chee because I … Continue reading

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"It’s the Brain Pain, Coach"

I debated writing this, and I don’t even know where to begin.  I don’t talk much about the condition I have, pseudotumor cerebri.  Also known as intracranial hypertension (IH).  I don’t want anyone to feel sorry for me and I don’t … Continue reading

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Cancer Sucks

Yesterday my beautiful grandma turned 75.  We’re very close.  So close, we can hardly agree on anything, but we love each other.  She’s stubborn (so am I), she’s funny (I think I’m funny), and she has a huge heart (as … Continue reading

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Free

Hello joblessness.  Hello unemployment.  I always thought that it would be embarrassing to say I’m unemployed.  Maybe I’m just too mad or frustrated to care.  Somehow being laid off newly entitles me to feel a little free, if I’m being honest.  Along … Continue reading

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