Showing posts from October, 2016

Seasonal Changes and the Effects on Chronic Illnesses

October is a crapshoot when it comes to how warm or cold it will be in Michigan. One year it was 30 degrees. This year it was 80 on some days and 50 on other days. Mother Nature, can you make up your fucking mind already??? I'm really not a fan of your menopausal mood swings and neither is my body, ok? Thanks.

When the season changes, my body freaks out. No. Seriously. This is the time of year that scares me the most. Last year I started going down hill around this time of year. I'm petrified that it's going to happen again. I just want to be normal and I know that's not going to happen but let me break this down for you...

When the barometric pressure goes wonky, my body goes crazy. My face gets flushed, my ears go red, my skin feels like it's on fire, but my hands and feet feel cold. My hands and feet ALSO feel like they have pins and needles going through them and they go numb.

Sounds like fun, right? I'm not done.

I get a little dizzy sometimes and I feel …