Mischance, Migraines and Milestones

These three “M” words won’t mean much to most, but to me, they are perfectly entwined.  For better or worse.

A few people have mentioned recently that I hadn’t done a blog post in a while.  And they are right in a way. I haven’t done a public blog post in over a month.  But, I have been writing. I have a few posts drafted and edited, ready to go when the time is right.  I did, however want to write something to check in, in a way.  With myself more than anything.


Mischance – An old-timey word for bad luck.  Bad luck is what started this blogging journey. When my brother was in his work accident, I needed this outlet so badly.  And as his recovery has progressed, I realized it’s no loner my story to tell.  My perspective at this stage is a sort of a moot point.  He has his voice and can post his updates as he sees fit.  That may be hard for some, family especially, whereas he’s very stingy with his information, but that’s his choice.

One of the main reasons I haven’t been posting is because I’ve been having a lot of migraines lately.  I had never had a headache in my entire life, until about a year and a half ago.  Except a hangover headache.  Had plenty of them.  Stress does weird things to a person’s body, and mine apparently deals with stress in this form.  I’ve lived a fairly stress free life, which I am incredibly grateful for.  But, I think it’s catching up with me now.  I’ve been through a few different types of medicine, and recently switched it again, and so far so good. Hence, this blog post.

It has been 6 months since I started this blog.  It was a milestone I wasn’t sure I’d see.  Even though I had made a couple of posts at the beginning about my motivation and wanting to see this through. There is always a little doubt.  Can I do it?  Do people want to read it?  Does it matter if they do or don’t?  I can do it.  I have no doubt of that.  My self-confidence shakes a little when it comes to the last two questions.  I guess we’ll see how this goes along.  Maybe I will answer them at my 1 year milestone.


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7 thoughts on “Mischance, Migraines and Milestones”

    1. Thank you, Ron. I know you’re right. It’s something I’m going to have to work on I think.


  1. I’m listening and I look forward to your insight. I may be your elder but am proud to say that you open my eyes to new outlooks on life. You have a gift Darci…always have! Xo

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  2. Sometimes people don’t want to read it, sometimes they do. But it’s always good to blog to sort out your thoughts. Carry on, you’re doing great! — When you decide to step up to another level, then you can think of it differently but if this is an outlet for you to express yourself, and sort out feelings, thoughts, and ideas, then it doesn’t matter who or how many read it.

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  3. Lifes journey unfolds with the passing of time, each day brings new challenges. By overcoming each with head held high we start to see our worth in this world, and it has nothing to do with the focus of others. It’s all about your love of self and the happiness of who you are that leads to contentment.

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