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Migraine Music Therapy: Can it Help Migraine or Kids?

I use migraine music therapy to help calm my migraine symptoms. I have experience teaching children with severe special needs.  It was an extremely difficult job while so rewarding at the same time.  During my time teaching these special children, they received Music Therapy.  I have written about how much music helps me (feeling better…

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Just Keep Swimming with Migraine on my Birthday

Just keep swimming with migraine.  That’s what Dory taught me. Yeah, it’s my birthday!!!!  Thank you for all the well wishes on my day! How was “my day?” I was busy and felt pretty well.  I decided to cancel my massage and take my children to see Finding Dory.  This is the last week before…

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What does it Mean to Pay it Forward?

What does it mean to pay it forward? Years ago I was on vacation.  As I was washing my hands in the bathroom a woman dried her hands and pumped the paper towel holder a few extra times for me to grab.   As a bit of a germ-phobic, I obviously appreciated her kindness and when…

Brain Fog

Brain Fog, Brain Haze, Mommy Brain and Migraine

I live with pain haze, brain fog, mommy brain and migraine. It’s A LOT! Migraine I got a migraine after the 4th of July (which was not a surprise, I get a migraine on every holiday) that lasted a few days and was severe. I spent the remainder of my week recovering. So when I…

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Moms with Migraine and Mother’s Day

Please share this with all the mothers you know. We are all different, come from different places, and are going in a different directions. But somehow, we all have something in common. Being a mom! Happy Mother’s Day!

Goodbye to this year, looking ahead to next

Here is a repost from last year. Not much has changed this year. My health is till the same. I learned a lot about my disease this year and spread awareness but unfortunately see no difference in my condition. As most resolutions go, I did some work on looking at my diet but was wildly…

Calming Music for Migraine is a Great Distraction

I use calming music for migraine distraction. I had two days of low pain this week. The first day, I noticed myself singing loudly with my daughter on the way to school. Mornings aren’t good for me and by the time I get both of my kids ready for school and get yelled at by…

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I Had My First Migraine When I Was 5

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Migraine Service Dog: Migraine Alert Dog

A migraine service dog (migraine alert dog) is life-changing for Hannah Shelton. She is a girl who needs the assistance of a migraine service dog and needs help in the finances associated with it. When I first started blogging I wanted a creative outlet that allowed me to tell my story. In order to better…

Medication doesn’t work every time in the same way

The thing about migraines is that there is no cure and there is no medicine that works for everyone.  The even crazier thing is, there is not a medicine that works every time even if you are lucky enough to find something that works for you.  It’s constantly a guess and check and experiment game.…

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Allay Lamp- Green Light Therapy

Axon Optics- Light sensitivity glasses

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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