Food Allergies: Contamination

February 4, 2018 admin 0

I’m not well today. I was contaminated with corn yesterday, which always propagates a cascade of serious symptoms. I have a fever, systemic inflammation, blood […]

What a Dog Understands

February 3, 2018 admin 0

This morning when I went downstairs, I was greeted with the familiar sight of my dog, Comet, sleeping in her bed in the living room. […]

Secrets in the Sand

February 2, 2018 admin 0

We’ve made it to another Friday, which means the weekend is nearly here. Although all of my nights since the brutal sleepless night earlier this […]

Exhausted

January 30, 2018 admin 0

I’m completely exhausted today. Although I habitually have sleep problems, every once in a while, I have a particularly awful night where I get virtually […]

Getting Over a Nightmare

January 28, 2018 admin 0

I had a particularly upsetting nightmare last night. I had such a nice day, the ideal blend of productivity, relaxation, and fun. I wasn’t that […]

Respecting My Limits

January 20, 2018 admin 0

In trauma therapy this week, I broached an uncomfortable topic with my therapist at the beginning of the session. After last week’s intensive trauma-based emotional […]

Metacognition

January 20, 2018 admin 0

My brain has been on overdrive the past several days. It’s always an active, hard-to-quiet, multitasking thinking machine, but this level has been boosted several […]

Insomnia

January 19, 2018 admin 0

Insomnia enveloped me last night. My sleep issues are chronic, but some nights, I have a particularly rough time. I take a sleep aid and […]

Struggling Through an MRI

January 13, 2018 admin 0

I had to get another MRI yesterday, which unfortunately, is a relatively routine procedure for me. Unless trapped in a particularly hot, crowded, smelly subway […]

Lock Box

January 12, 2018 admin 0

I had a revelation in trauma therapy yesterday. I was thinking about my recent sincere desire to better understand and control my emotions. I’m trying […]