A hill of beans

“The problems of two people don’t amount to a hill of beans in this world.” – Humphrey Bogart in “Casablanca”
Bad dayIf you caught me on Tuesday last week, you’d have found me alone in my house, screaming like horror film ingénue and sobbing like the friend she left behind. At that moment, I couldn’t believe the horrible deal that life had dealt me and I couldn’t understand why my only hope had fallen through.

Let me back up a little bit. I don’t know if I’ve mentioned it in this space, but I have severe, chronic migraines. When I say chronic, I mean daily. When I say severe, I mean they can hurt so bad that they make my eyes tear. On more than one occasion, they’ve made me cry.

I have been suffering from these migraines for about a year and a half now. read more