I have mentioned Chucky before. I want to introduce you to ‘him’. Chucky is my pituitary adenoma or aka brain tumor. I gave it that name because it likes to wreck havoc on my life. I have learned to laugh at it because of some of the things it likes to cause me to do.

Chucky is not kind nor is it cancerous. Here are a few things it causes that I have zero control over. I am hot/cold intolerant, I have muscle weakness and joint pains.

These are a few things that I laugh at but get frustrated with. One minute I am speaking fine and the next my words run together and nothing I say makes sense. I hear people talking to me but only half of what they say makes sense. The other half sounds like completely different words than was spoken. Whatever I pickup, I am bound to drop it. I had carpal tunnel surgery so it isn’t that.

This list is the absolutely annoying things Chucky does. It like to with my mood from irritability to crying. I would forget my name if ‘he’ decided to. When reading, I have to read several times before I can remember what I read. I completely lose my train of thought, like poof be gone. When I am in a quiet room alone, I hear conversations & concert music but there is no noise. When I hear semi loud noises, they echo in my ears for about 5 minutes.

The worst that Chucky has ever done to me is, infertility. I have had 3 miscarriages and 2 tubal pregnancies. I do have 2 biological kids that I gave live birth to, but it took a lot of lose and heartache to finally have them.

I found out about Chucky in 2015. I also was told by the neurologist that 9 times out of 10 if we have a pituitary adenoma we are born with them. So Chucky has been my delusional side kick all my life.

Welcome to my world.

To read more about Chucky and his antics, check out these articles: Migraine, Brain Zaps and of course The Trickster.

Published by tabbi41

I live in Long Beach, MS with my husband and 2 children. I have many health issues which I will be talking about and other various topics.

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