Friday Morning Inspiration – 1/26/2022 – Marian Griffey

Good morning, everyone ~It’s shortly after 4:00a.m. as I start this week’s Group message. Outside, the 58 degree temps under mostly cloudy/still dark skies blankets the sleeping neighborhood with a promise of pending rain. Barometric pressure is building.  For some of us, that building pressure can be felt in our bones/joints. For others, it’s theContinue reading “Friday Morning Inspiration – 1/26/2022 – Marian Griffey”

How to Start Meditating: A Step by Step Guide – Jan Murdo, CMSC, CMT – Migraine Again

By Jan Mundo, CMSC, CMT PreventionBehavioral Therapy How to Start Meditating: A Step by Step Guide By Jan Mundo, CMSC, CMTLast Updated: Apr 10, 2019 Fact-CheckedUnsplash An excerpt from The Headache Healer’s Handbook by Jan Mundo, CMSC, CMT Have you ever noticed that you can relax in front of the TV and rest your bones, but not necessarily feel refreshed?Continue reading “How to Start Meditating: A Step by Step Guide – Jan Murdo, CMSC, CMT – Migraine Again”

Friday Morning Inspiration – Marian Griffey

Good morning, everyone ~ It’s only 1:48a.m. as I start this week’s email. The household is sleeping, the neighborhood is silent, and just for now I can pretend that the whole world is at peace. I’m glad to be awake/experiencing such a momentary good feeling, having easy thoughts in my mind. Each time I wake,Continue reading “Friday Morning Inspiration – Marian Griffey”

Friday Morning Inspiration – Marian Griffey

Good morning, everyone ~ Wow! Sixty-five degrees at 2:25a.m. on the 17th day of December!  or ? Or is this just another “is” in a long list of things we need to adjust to?  Speaking of adjustments, the process of adjusting to changes/challenges can be made a little easier by developing a flow chart — either startingContinue reading “Friday Morning Inspiration – Marian Griffey”

Friday Morning Inspiration – Marian Griffey – ACPA Facilitator

Good morning, everyone ~ Apologies for getting this out later than usual. My days/nights have been mixed up for several weeks now, and the calendar in my head doesn’t always match the one on the wall. 😯 It has been a rough experience; sometimes more so than others. For weeks now, I’ve been sleeping inContinue reading “Friday Morning Inspiration – Marian Griffey – ACPA Facilitator”

How Chronic Illness Has Turned My Life into a Relentless Cycle – The Tower Princess – The Mighty

Chronic Illness How Chronic Illness Has Turned My Life Into a Relentless Cycle Emma Hamilton  •  FollowMay 22, 2017 My chronic illness has turned my life into a tiring, relentless cycle of unproductive nothingness. I wake up and dread the day ahead. I eat my breakfast, which I am only eating so I don’t feel nauseous afterContinue reading “How Chronic Illness Has Turned My Life into a Relentless Cycle – The Tower Princess – The Mighty”

Friday Morning Inspiration – Marian Griffey

Good morning, everyone ~ I’ve been thinking a lot lately about roller-coasters.  I was married with pre-teen children before I ever rode one. That was a kiddie ride at Disney World. I was fairly proud of myself for making it to the finish line without passing out, screaming, or throwing up.  My sons asked ifContinue reading “Friday Morning Inspiration – Marian Griffey”

Friday Morning Inspiration – Marian Griffey

Good morning, everyone ~ Many thoughts are filling my mind at this early hour (2:00a.m.) on this first day of 2021’s October. From the pandemic to a lifetime of losses/gains, to what “home” really means. Like most others, I have lived in many places. A total of 16 dwellings, across 3 states, over a spanContinue reading “Friday Morning Inspiration – Marian Griffey”

Friday Morning Inspiration – Marian Griffey

Good morning, everyone ~ It could not have been better had Hollywood orchestrated the arrival — Autumn arrived and with apropos cooler/drier conditions. The climatic change has generated a delightful ripple-effect of “better”  ta-dah! No magic cure, however. I am still dealing with the back pain. Improved weather conditions simply makes the back pain a weeContinue reading “Friday Morning Inspiration – Marian Griffey”

Friday Morning Inspiration – Marian Griffey, ACPA Facilitator

Good morning, everyone! At this time yesterday (shortly before 5:00a.m.) the temperature was already 91 degrees. The barometric pressure was intense, and the humidity level so high the concrete was sweating. By 10:00a.m. the sun was too intense for anything but ants/mosquitoes. Our first small-group parking-lot Pain Management session proved to be a test ofContinue reading “Friday Morning Inspiration – Marian Griffey, ACPA Facilitator”