Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Doing OK

I've been doing well the last few weeks and feel totally normal.  I don't know if that's because of the low-sodium diet or mere coincidence.  This whole Meniere's disease thing seems vague and mysterious enough that you could probably report any kind of regimen as successful at certain periods.

The placebo effect shall always be with us.

The major thing that has transpired is that I tearfully quite my job.  The anxiety over whether I would have an episode of vertigo while driving around town every day, or in the middle of a presentation at a school was causing me too much turmoil.

It hurt to willingly quit a job in an economy that's so terrible, but I felt as if I had to.

Now. it's time to move on to something else.

1 comment:

Sabio Lantz said...

Ouch, that sucks. My wife has a mild form -- too much salt or stress and she has a very loud refrigerator in her ear and she stumbles for hours to days. Less salt has helped a lot -- but she is still married to me so ...