Being Mom

count your blessings

Count Other’s Blessings as Your Own

Friday Feelings Yesterday was a hard day for me.  It was one of those days where I had a bunch of things on my calendar and they all turned out a little worse than I had expected.  I had 2 doctors appointments, one of them leaving me in tears.  I had a conference about my…

Gf pumpkin muffins

Gf Pumpkin Muffins: Monday Munchies and Meals

I love to cook, the fall and Gf pumpkin muffins!  I don’t always follow the directions, I use what I have, I avoid trigger ingredients and I go from there.  It has become part of my family’s lives.  My children love to measure, get out ingredients, mix, taste and see the results of their hard…

Should Every one Get a Trophy? Participation medal

Should Everyone Get a Trophy: Participation Medal

Should everyone get a trophy? Growing up, I was involved in a lot of athletics and competitive events.  I have a box full of trophies, medals, and certificates showing my success.  As my children begin their own adventures into the sports world, their generation’s parents have created a push for participation trophies.   While receiving a…

Being a Teacher and a Mom

Being a Teacher and a Mom: Does it Matter?

Being a Teacher and a Mom is having children a benefit or drawback to teaching?.  I consider this as a mom, teacher, and combination. After many years of staying home with my children, I returned back to teaching.  While returning to teaching, the question, “Is having children a benefit or drawback to teaching?” has crossed…

just keep swimming

Last year’s birthday and migraine motivation

This week is my birthday! As I looked back at where I was last year, I was struggling but happy. I’m about the same but can say I’ve seen growth. I strengthened my time management this year and really focused on doing things that make me happier and healthier. I started a new job that…

Starting school, making friends and my hopes for my children’s future

Starting school, making friends and my hopes for my children’s future. A new school year a new outlook

EnviroKlenz

EnviroKlenz: Air Purifier for Allergies

I was given the HVAC air cartridge by EnviroKlenz as part of a product review through the Chronic Illness Bloggers network. Although the product was a gift, all opinions in this review remain my own. I am not influenced by the company. As a follow-up to Migraine and Allergies I have changed a few things…

allergies and headaches

Allergies and Headaches

Allergies and headaches go hand in hand for me. Several years ago, I had sinus surgery.  I have suffered from sinus issues and infections my whole life (just like migraine).  After many sinus infections, this year I decided to look for more answers on why I’m still suffering so much from allergies and headaches. Remember…

Disney World. My migraine

    There is no way I expected to make it three days without getting a migraine.  My day at Magic Kingdom had been perfect and low pain which meant for sure I was getting one the next day.  Sure enough, I woke up sick.  I immediately took my rescue meds, drank water and rolled…

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Disney World. The bad

Every good side has a bad side. I was happily surprised that I saw little bad while I visited Disney World.  The bad thing that I did see was ungrateful people. My experience with meditation didn’t go well but something I find easy and beneficial to do every day is to show gratitude.  It comes easily…

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