Tag Archives: chiari malformation

Brain Squeeze

When I was starting to learn about Chairi malformation, I found myself on YouTube. I have watched all kinds of videos from medical lectures to descriptions of surgery to physical therapy ideas. What I clung to the most were the … Continue reading

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YouTube Update

After getting diagnosed with Chiari Malformation in November of 2019, I started a YouTube channel. It’s called Brain Squeeze! I was searching for firsthand experiences on there and there just weren’t many. Because my surgery was postponed twice, there are … Continue reading

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Poofy CBD Sale!

For April 20th only, the Poofy CBD line is 20% off. Great products and an even better price! Here is my affiliate link. I get a percentage of sales when people shop through my link. All orders handled and processed … Continue reading

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Me Update

I haven’t been on here much and can’t recall what I last wrote about and what details I shared. In November I was diagnosed with chiari malformation and told I should have decompression surgery. I was originally scheduled for mid … Continue reading

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This Post Is About My Hair

I haven’t shaved my head since before we moved in late October. Partly because I have been busy. Partly because the new place doesn’t have a working outlet in the bathroom. Partly because it’s cold in Michigan. Partly because leaning … Continue reading

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Still Standing

Image from @how.u.feeling If you ask me how I am, I don’t know if you want to hear the truth or just reassurance that I am still trucking along. I don’t want to seem like I’m whining and I don’t … Continue reading

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Brain Squeeze

Just as this blog was started to document my journey of single parenting by choice and be a safe place to process it all, I have started a YouTube channel. It is my safe place to share about the process … Continue reading

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Diagnosis

I need to make this brief as it is late and I have a migraine. I need to stop avoiding this space and to just put it here, which makes it more real somehow. Last Thursday I finally saw a … Continue reading

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