Thought of the moment....

No matter how hard you try, you will NEVER control anyone else's attitudes, actions, or outcomes. The only person that you have the ability to directly impact is you, and it is your responsibility to learn how to do just utilize the knowledge, skills, and abilities you have been given to impact the world in the most positive way that you can EVERY chance you get!

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Migraine Suffers I sympathize

I am about half out of my mind at this point. I am having several people carefully screening over my MS showing all of my muck ups and am trying diligently to fix them and get it in tip top shape.

With a killer migraine that I suffer from often, I just want to shut myself off from the world for a couple of hours…OK, I LIED. Days would be better. It is hard to stay focused and controlled when fighting these. The doctors try to manage them with medications, but sometimes I get so side tracked with all the things that I am trying to do (ie: with work full time, family (five kids 16, 15, 15, 13, 6), injured hubby (see below ***) and of course………Writing. That I sometimes forget to take it. {ALL OF THIS MAKES ME MORE CREATIVE…..I HOPE!!}

Today I am to blame. It will cost me a couple of days and I need to kick my own ass if the migraine wasn’t already doing a great job. Anyone who suffers from them, you know what I am talking about. DARK HOLE, here I come. Climbing down in to hide for several hours. It is best if I just pass out unconscious.

Hubby wants to go workout at the gym tonight, so I don’t know when I will get to the dark hole. Don’t judge yet. ***Hubby comes first, because he, unlike me, was injured three years ago in a construction accident and can no longer drive or work because he has moments where he blanks out causing him to (if he were driving …he would wreck.) or sometimes he takes a walk and ends up out in the middle of our field. He also suffers from short term memory issues. (Let me tell you this helps give me a lot to write about also).

So when hubby is stranded at home all day and cannot go anywhere until I get there to take him, then it is my duty to take him where he wants to go. He needs exercise too. I love him to the ends of the Earth and that means that I can endure the migraine until he gets his workout in.***

Enough about my pity party. I know from now on I need to take my meds. Crazy biznatch shouldn’t forget anymore, but any of you that know me knows that I will forget occasionally because that is the nature of the beast.

Best of luck to all of my writer friends out there…keep it going and keep it strong and remember to take care of you.



Cat said...

Sorry to hear about the pain. I'm with you. Must be all our creativity boiling up in our brains. I also forget to take my meds and more than just the miagrane ones. hee hee Hange in there. I hope you get to the dark hole soon. I was there weekend before last. It was nice. :)

Anonymous said...

Oh my, I so know what you're talking about. I too am a migraine sufferer. I am sympathetic to your plight! I hope you feel better soon (but as usual with migraines, soon is never 'soon' enough).

Anonymous said...

I have migraines. take med every night, and don't drink coffee so they aren't caffeine related. They can be from teh computer though!

ElbieNy25 said...

Occasionally I get attacked by the migraine monster too. One time I woke in the middle of the night in so much pain I swore my head was going to explode. My hubbie took me to the ER and after they ran some tests they said,"Oh it's just a migraine!"

Wow. Glad it was nothing "serious"

Kathryn said...

Ouch. Hope it goes away quickly. I can't imagine. My sister suffers from them and I see how excrutiatingly painful they are. :/ Feel better, Regina!

Kathryn said...

You feeling any better, Regina?

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