Brain Injury Awareness Day

06/29/2019       Brain Injuries are the worst sort of injuries. Why? Because unlike broken bones, there is no full medical test you can do to actually be diagnosed with one. Basically symptoms and ruling things out become crucial to understand if you are suffering from a brain injury. Not only that, when you…

CTE ~

06/28/2019. *NOTE* Before we go any further, I must warn you CTE is not very widely understood. There is still research going on in order to study CTE. While tomorrow 06/29/2019 – is Brain Injury Awareness Day (yes there is a post coming then too). I decided to do a bit of an advance post…

Future Planning

I have decided instead of moping around and being sad on what is going on in life, it is time that I need to plan my future. I still don’t know what it is that I want. I really, truly do not. But I know one thing is for sure. Sitting on my ass and…

Day 1 of Summer Training

25/06/2019 – Tuesday. I started my new season 2019-2020 season. I am so excited to start the season. However, I know there are a lot of complications that are about to bump ahead. Complications with the actual sport:  Arena locations. Arena times for skating. Coaches schedules My schedules Complications with my health:  Fibro affecting. Endo…

Anti-Inflammatory Water

This is a short piece on two recipes for Anti-Inflammatory Water. I tend to use this water when I suffer from Endo flares. As my stomach likes to expand and I am always bloated…I live for these two types of Anti-Inflammatory Water’s. Anti-Inflammatory Water 1: 1 Liter Water. 1/4 cucumber sliced. 1/4 TBS Cayenne Pepper…

Avoiding Burnout

06/23/2019~ I am on the verge of burning out. I don’t know if it is because of my adrenal glands malfunctioning once again. Or if I am just overworking myself. The main Burnout symptoms are; Anxiety Headaches Lack of sleep Fatigue An increasingly cynical outlook on life and work If anyone read my previous post…

Shaky Mental Health

***WARNING: SENSITIVE CONTENT/IMAGES. VIEW WITH CAUTION. 11/06/2019-Ongoing These past two or so weeks have been tough. And honestly, I have no idea why. I am thinking either I am just extremely exhausted (Working 40 hours a week, school ending etc). Another thing is, I haven’t skated in over a week because of the injection procedure. So…

Calming Down Under Stress

So lately, I have been under a shit load of stress. It’s gotten to a point I have no idea how to handle all the stress. And now, while I am still learning about it myself I will try and use what I am finding that works and doesn’t work with all of you guys….

Urticaria

06/17/19 – As you know, I saw an allergist today. For a follow-up on that appointment you can click here.  But summary, I was diagnosed with Chronic Urticaria. So what is Chronic Urticaria? When your skin breaks out in hives (red/bumpy/patchy skin). There is no real known cause. Some say it could be an allergic…

Confusion of my Future

So here are a few thought processes that have been going on in my head lately. All while my mind is playing tricks on me. My skating season ended in March. However, I am still going through the withdrawals of the missing adrenaline that I am not receiving. Like it is actually affecting me physically…

Allergy Clinic

06/17/2019 ~ Today was my first appointment at the allergy clinic that came just a few days after I was in the hospital for an allergic reaction. It was in downtown Montreal. So just the waking up early and trying to get downtown for my 10:30 appointment was hell. Not to mention the limited parking…

Hospitalization ~ 06/13/19

06/13/2019 –> I ended up in the hospital. But let’s discuss how I got there. I was in class on Thursday morning and it was basically to hand in my final essay before my last class the following week. During the class, I started burning up. It felt like my body especially my upper body,…