Category Archives: migraines

Aggrevation and Pain

I walked out of my doctor’s office today. I had a ten o’clock appointment and waited and read until 11:30 a.m. In the meantime, while I was waiting, I developed a terrible migraine headache. Finally, I couldn’t take the pain … Continue reading

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“Under The Weather”

I woke with a terrible migraine again this morning. I also had a lot of trouble sleeping last night, so around 12:30 a.m. I took 5 mg of Saphris. It has made me quite sleepy so I had an energy … Continue reading

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Organization–Part I

Brenda arrived at 8:30 a.m. today and we worked for 2 hours. I was exhausted. We did clear off the coffee table, which is something I really wanted done. The only thing is, we put things in boxes and I … Continue reading

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What’s The Single Most Important Thing You Accomplished in 2010?

What’s the single most important thing I accomplished in 2010? That’s a very good question. I gave it some thought and I think that the single most important thing I accomplished is adopting Islam as my way of life. The … Continue reading

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Friday–Very Busy

This has been a very busy day today and it’s only early afternoon. Ernie had an appointment with the doggie eye doctor this morning. Mashallah, he is doing really well. The doctor is very pleased with his progress with both … Continue reading

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No Joint Therapy

Sabrina and I were supposed to go to therapy last night. I went and so did she, to my surprise. But I had decided that I just could not do the session, and besides, after my last session with John, … Continue reading

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Are Things Better? Who Can Say?

Sabrina and I were supposed to go to therapy last night. I went and so did she, to my surprise. But I had decided that I just could not do the session, and besides, after my last session with John, … Continue reading

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I Feel As Though I’m Not Really Here

So many ridiculous things have happened in the past 10 days that I truly don’t even know what I’m feeling. I thought things were improving with my daughter until Christmas. When I didn’t even receive a call, I was so … Continue reading

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How did this Happen?

All I did was to tell my daughter that is she wanted more accurate information on Islam, she could simply ask me and if I didn’t know the answer I would ask our sheikh. 4 hours later, she is threatening … Continue reading

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The Worst Movie Ever

I took the girls to the movies this afternoon. They wanted to go see “Tron–The Legacy.” I used to think “The Matrix” was the worst movie I had ever seen. Boy, was I wrong. This movie made absolutely no sense. … Continue reading

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