A Headache and Perfectionism and Quite a Nice Swim

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What is it with me and headaches lately?

Woke up at 3 am with a raging tension headache–radiating from the back of my neck down into my shoulders. Or vice versa. It was brutal. And I still have it. Go away, headache! Don’t you know who I am? I’m Very Important and I have Very Important things to do!

So I took it easy today and worked on being okay with taking it easy today. It’s my first day of this residency. Of course I want to work and make myself feel good about working and workity work write write. I’m a writer and stuff with stuff to get done!

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Today is a Day of No Revelations. Instead, Migraine.

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Today it rained, which means low barometric pressure. This fact, coupled with my poor sleep last night, means it’s a high probability migraine day, and yeah, that’s what happened.

So pain. And nausea. Lots of lying down while still trying to get work done. And walk the dog and get food and water into my body and all the other things we all do to maintain ourselves every day.

It still surprises me that even when I’m in this kind of pain, I can write something. That makes me happy. Nauseous, but happy.