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Sunday snoozing, shopping and sipping

Today I’m having a cozy day crafting, eating donuts and drinking coffee… While I’m doing this, I’m finishing up my holiday shopping.  Here’s some reminders on the great options for a loved one or yourself this year. *affiliate links included Don’t forget to enter to win a bottle of Migraine Magick!   If you are interested…

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Thankful list 2017 On My Migraine Life

Thank you to those who showed gratitude in November on My Migraine Life.  I am so thankful to have a community of supporters and those I can support throughout the year.  We may suffer a lot but we appreciate the things in life that make us better. Happy Thanksgiving to you all!  May it be…

How Disney World switched to Original Sprout products that reduced Migraine triggers and headaches

How Disney World switched to Original Sprout products that reduced Migraine triggers and headaches

Recently, I went to Disney World with my family.  I love Disney World!  My family, the adventures, the magic and the fun.  It all was a dream come true. After my last experience at the boutique that turns my daughter into a princess, I feared the hair spray smell. The last time we went, the…

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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…

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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…

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Is Having Children a Benefit or Drawback to Teaching?

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 my mind.   As always, everyone is…

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#MondayMotivation Less doing and more being

Today’s #MondayMotivation is a reminder to drop the “to do list” and focus on “being.”  I find this really, REALLY hard to do!!!!  I’m a mom, wife, teacher and migraine sufferer.  Where do I have time to just be?  With my migraines, I find I always have a list in my head to get done ahead…

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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

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

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