Advocacy

Year of the Pandemic

Blog Anniversary: 6 years with My Migraine Life

Today is my blog anniversary. 6 years has been a long and amazing journey. When I started my blog, I didn’t know what one was. I didn’t follow any blogs and I had trouble figuring out what association was with what foundation doing what campaign. It took me a long time to find my footing…

migraine awareness month 2020

Migraine Awareness Month 2020

Migraine awareness month 2020 begins June 1st. June 1st, wear purple to work or home, initiated by National Headache Foundation. To begin with, purple is migraine awareness color. Because of that, you can show solidarity for the 40 million people in America living with migraine disease and headache disorders by wearing purple and tag. Want…

miles for migraine cincinnati

Miles for Migraine Cincinnati 2020

Miles for Migraine Cincinnati 2020 will look a lot different than 2019 and 2018. It looks a lot more like 2017 before we were adding many cities around the United States. Due to COVID-19 we will be doing our regular event virtually. I am so bummed that we won’t be able to gather this year!…

Migraine Awareness Merchandise

Migraine Awareness Merchandise- Achy Smile

Migraine awareness merchandise is an easy way to start a conversation, lower stigma and take pride in the cause you are fighting. What better way to kick off migraine awareness month than by wearing migraine apparel all month long? June is migraine awareness month and Achy Smile Shop has a ton of options for you.…

Year of the Pandemic

Social Distancing: What’s That?

Social distancing is so important in the fight against COVID-19. Anxiety grows with each day and how every person reacts to it.  Knowing this virus is coming, is here, and lurking inside so many people spreading so many germs is like a movie. My family has been basically quarantining ourselves for several days. My husband…

setting goals

Sponsored: Setting Goals vs. Resolutions with Chronic Illness

Setting goals vs. resolutions with a chronic illness is vastly different for me in mindset and outcome. I look at a resolution as a long-term picture of where I want to be. However, goals can be broken down into steps I need to take to resolve an issue. My goals have a specific purpose while…

highlights: my migraine life 2019

My Migraine Life Highlights 2019

My Migraine Life Highlights 2019 is A Lot. The year seemed to slip by and looking back, I did a whole lot! I came into this year as a “year of yes” mentality with migraine advocacy and it really paid off! I’m so proud of what I accomplished and couldn’t be able to do it…

invisible project

Invisible Project: Special Edition Migraine

Invisible project has created a special edition. It is based on Retreat Migraine 2019. Last year, I had the opportunity to go to the first-ever Retreat Migraine in San Antonio, Texas.  It was a very difficult weekend for me. Yet, impactful still the same.  The book is all about the weekend and the powerful people…

healthline migraine video

Healthline Migraine Video: Meet me at the Race

Introducing my Healthline Migraine Video. Meet me at the Walk with Migraine was filmed by Healthline, a partner of mine. They contacted me because they were interested in my efforts with Miles for Migraine. This summer, I worked hard to fund raise for Miles for Migraine.  I participated in walks in Phoenix, spoke in Cincinnati…

top migraine bloggers of 2019 highlight

Best Migraine Blogs 2019: My Migraine Life

I have been named as one of The Best Migraine Blogs 2019 by MigraineAgain. Thank you!!!!  As I scroll through the names, I read some of my favorite bloggers of 2019 also.  Their top 10 are some of my top 10!  They are advocates that fight and cry alongside me and some powerhouse women. Best…

Weighted Blanket

Allay Lamp- Green Light Therapy

Axon Optics- Light sensitivity glasses

Headache Hat- Ice Hat

Organic Aromas

Himilayan Salt Lamp

Heat Wrap

Migraine Magick

Theraspecs

Med Manager

Huggaroo

Avulux

Norb Light Bulb

Kold Tec

Be Naturals Organics

Bed of Nails