Do you ever get the feeling, when you’re standing on solid ground, that the floor has fallen out from beneath your feet? I used to feel this all the time. My vestibular rehab therapist and I have been working on overcoming this sensation, and my inability to walk on unpredictable surfaces, for the past few weeks, and finally came across a simple and easy solution! … Read More!
This weekend, we were able to paddle an entirely brand new location for me: Killens Pond. The tiny 66-acre pond is located just south of Dover, Delaware, and is breeding grounds for a species of bird that I really really wanted to get a good look at– Prothonotary Warbler. … Read More
When I first found out about the Migraine World Summit, I wasn’t sure what to expect. I understood that the event would be a free, online opportunity to hear from the top 30 migraine world experts on a variety of topics that are most important to migraineurs. But, I wasn’t sure how valuable the information would actually be! After listening to only 5 of the summit talks, I am wildly impressed with the kindness and expertise of the speakers involved (some of whom are migraineurs themselves). … Read More!
If you’ve been following my Recovery Big Year posts, then you probably know that my two absolute favorite things in life are: 1) exploring natural locations and 2) bird watching. In all of this, I am very fortunate to live close to one of the best birding destinations in the world– the state of Delaware. Delaware is the perfect place for birds, birders, and birding. Why? … Read More!
As many of you have experienced firsthand, it’s unreasonably difficult to find doctors and other health professionals who are well-versed in managing this complicated and confusing chronic illness. Now is our chance to learn everything we can about managing our illness from experts who understand us best for free and from the comfort of our own homes! … Read my take on the event here.
Before reaching the vestibular migraine diagnosis, I used to enjoy a fruit smoothie containing bananas, strawberries, and yogurt almost every day. Once I became aware of my dietary migraine triggers (bananas and yogurt being some of them), I reluctantly cut this delicious staple out of my diet. Nearly a year and a half later, I revisited the smoothie conundrum from a migraine-free standpoint, and am so SO happy with the results! This smoothie makes for a delicious snack, dessert, or breakfast option, and fills the sweet treat void. I hope you enjoy it! … Read More!