Issues with vertigo
I like things to be “just so” and I’m a planner. I’d been planning for days so I’d be organized and all ready to go when it came time to entertain on Christmas Eve. My planning did pay off, but things were not “just so”. Preparation Planning food for my family has become an interesting challenge for us. My dad is a celiac and can’t have gluten. My mom has allergies to dairy and soy. The gluten part has become easy. Even the dairy part isn’t too difficult. But soy is in a lot of stuff. (Stay tuned – I have a future post planned about soy.) Anyway, I’d been…
Living with vertigo, you never know when the anxiety and melancholy will hit. I do my best to gut through it but it isn't always easy. Read about my week.
I got the oil changed in my car yesterday. That doesn’t sound like a very big deal, I know. But it took me two weeks to work up the courage. Not only do I have to drive there, but I have to wait for them to finish my car. Too many opportunities to be alone if a vertigo spell hits. So, I have to work up the confidence to do it. I was all set two weeks ago. Had it in my planner as a task. But when I got up that morning, I just couldn’t do it. Tim even offered to go with me on his Monday off, but…
I wasn’t going to talk about this, although Tim thinks it’s a perfect subject for my blog. And then I had a bad episode on Sunday, and decided I needed to get this out. Whenever I hear the beginning of a commercial for fibromyalgia, which says “to everyone else, I look like everyone else”, I think of myself. Very few people know what I’m experiencing. And honestly, I don’t like to dwell on it. I’m not sure it makes me feel better to talk about it; in fact, sometimes it makes me feel worse. My vertigo experience I’ve been experiencing spontaneous vertigo for two years now. It started four months…