***This blog post is my personal experience with using an earlobe piercing to alleviate migraine pain and to reduce the overall number of headaches I get. This is not to be taken as a substitute for medical advice. I have had extensive testing in the past to verify that my headaches are migraines and not … More To pierce or not to pierce (migraine help)
There are those days when focusing for longer than a few minutes is a challenge. Add to that the fact that my post-operative shoulder is flared up from carrying around my disabled 55 pound dog, and it’s difficult to get things done that take longer than just a few minutes. The problem is that most … More Rotating through tasks (Sensory Processing tip)
I just discovered (or probably reinvented the wheel, who knows) a makeup trick! I have a droopy eyelid from Bell’s Palsy. It bugs the crap out of me in pictures and contouring the fleshy part of my upper lid doesn’t always help visually. But….. if you put bright white eyeliner (I used Lancome Crayon Khol … More Super simple makeup tip for drooping or unevenly opening eyes.
Like most people, I am not the same industry standard size everywhere. My shoulder seams fit better if I grade them down, sitting is more comfortable if I grade the lower waist up, etc. However, grading lines can be confusing to look at, especially if you have several days lapse between the time you graded … More Marking grade lines (a sewing tip for memory issues – or just anybody)
Well, got everything into the Personal Malden. Here’s my current layout and I actually had my Spiraldex come in super handy for recording some lost/fugue time. Front inside zip pocket. A pencil and a multi pen. Front inside pocket, my ADA cards for my service dog Linus. I need to get new ones because he’s … More Filofax Malden and Personal DIY Fish Pages aka “Life is Good Again”
Oh, my beautiful nude patent original Filofax a5, how could you betray me so? Well, I had everything basically set up so that I could use my Filofax for making appointments and such. And I started carrying it with me….. for all of two days. Remember me mentioning once that I round my corners because … More Lather, rinse, repeat.
I started using my new Filofax setup with DIY Fish pages over the weekend. It was a slow start with most of my time still devoted to figuring out how to use pages. However, today was a big improvement. So, let’s check it out. I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE that these pages start on a Monday. … More Filofax Progress: My first day using DIY Fish pages
Part 6: Learning as I go… After starting to add appointments and such to the pages, I realized that I was duplicating a lot of work. While some duplicating is good for me because it cements certain things in my mind, too much of it is a waste of time and energy. I took a look … More Setting up Filofax with DIY Fish Pages (with an emphasis on memory issues*)
Part 5: Basic Assembly Within the Filofax Binder *The following Filofax and pages set-up was designed to specifically address memory, organization, and time perception problems associated with particular disabilities. Any feedback, questions, or suggestions are welcome. I hope this set-up information and associated descriptions are helpful for people. Tools Used: Ruler. Pencil or pen. An … More Setting up Filofax with DIY Fish Pages (with an emphasis on memory issues*)
PART 4: PRINTING *The following Filofax and pages set-up was designed to specifically address memory, organization, and time perception problems associated with particular disabilities. Any feedback, questions, or suggestions are welcome. I hope this set-up information and associated descriptions are helpful for people. This was the most intimidating part of the entire project for me. … More Setting up Filofax with DIY Fish Pages (with an emphasis on memory issues*)