Tag Archives: brain fatigue

Happy Dance!


I am ecstatic I received a interim supply of sleep meds from my doctor.  I thought it would cost an arm and a leg since I didn’t think insurance would even cover it, but it did.  I am one grateful … Continue reading

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Day 7 with Dad (Tuesday, April 23, 2013)


Day 7 with Dad (Tuesday, April 23, 2013) Early this morning Reluctant Heart unexpectedly stopped by on his way to pick up uncle at the airport; we hadn’t really gone back to speaking terms so I’d not told him about … Continue reading

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Day 6 with Dad at Hospice


Day 6 with Dad (Monday, April 22, 2013) Continuing to witness Dad’s health’s decline, the watching and waiting, the hyper vigilance is exhausting, but time is a gift, even now.  My brain is beginning its own slow decline.  I’m meshing … Continue reading

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Resisting A Rest


I’ve been busted! I tried exceeding the brain budget limit by leveraging caffeine, it worked, but only briefly. Yesterday my brain crashed and FORCED me to rest.  I’d been caught, I am guilty, once again involuntarily making a fool out … Continue reading

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Back to the Beginning: Missing One Week (posted Aug. 29, 2010)


With Brain Injury, the concept of time can become quite freakish. This week was one of those such weeks where I was completely adrift from what I call “this whole concept of time thing.” Monday started out with a trip … Continue reading

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Back to the Beginning: Company’s Comin’ (posted July 10, 2010)


On Tuesday Richard will drive the 60+ mile trip to pick up his nephew and his fiance, do a little shopping, and then return home. We’re not planning on my going because we both know full well it’s probably too … Continue reading

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Back to the Beginning: Exhausting Week (posted June 6, 2010)


I wish I had better insight into pacing and planning than I did this week. The yard sale being just last weekend, I really should have planned in more rest and not schedule the cat’s vet appointment for this past … Continue reading

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Back to the Beginning: Update (posted Jan. 8, 2010)


I’ve needed to update for quite some time, but with holidays, Richard having been here, working on the house, migraines, an inordinate amount of body pain from the last fall, changes in medications, the sewer being connected and all the … Continue reading

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Back to the Beginning: Update (posted July 18, 2009)


A lot is going on at the same time! I have posted quite a few things on Craigslist and not a one has sold. It is definitely a buyer’s market, a great time to get ‘screamin’ deals’ as a former … Continue reading

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Back to the Beginning: Neurologist (posted May 23, 2009)


Appointment with Neurologist Thursday went well. I shared I’m still struggling, I definitely have limits of only a half day now or I crash. I mentioned caffeine used to help extend my brain budget, now it is not working at … Continue reading

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