Friday, May 11, 2012
Bloom where you are planted
Last night I went out to water the front yard because it has been HOT here lately (like in the 90's) and saw these cactus blooming. They aren't even in a pot. My neighbor gave them to me about 3 years ago and I set them right here, on top of this plastic lid, meaning to get a pot and plant them up right away. Well, 3 years later, they are still sitting right here and they must like their location, or think they are going to die because they are blooming.
They remind me that I need to do more than just survive, I need to thrive no matter my situation.
My doctor has increased my medication and so far I haven't seen any relief from my month long migraine. Yesterday was one of the worst days yet. I did some research last night and everyone who is on the same medication raves about how great it is and what a wonder drug it is. The only side effects are dry mouth and weight gain. Most people say they will take that over the debilitating headaches. But I also read it can take up to 3 months for it to work fully.
There are also 100 different medicines for migraines and it is just a shot in the dark when the doctors start trying them on you. I'm not sure I will live long enough to try them all :)