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Headache Hat Review

Best Migraine Hat: Headache Hat Review

The best migraine hat has arrived!  When the Headache Hat first was sent to me for a review, I was going to write about it at the end of the week.  Well, the holidays came and went, and here we are.  I am glad I waited because it showed me how often I am using…

Goodbye 2014

As we say goodbye to 2014 I’d like to wish you all a happy, safe and healthy New Year!!!  I encourage you to find something positive about 2014 and motivating about 2015.  My thankfuls are endless for 2014 and prior.  Thanksgiving and everyday I’m thankful.  I started my blog this summer and can’t believe where it’s…

Medicine vs Migraine Diet, My quest to find a balance

I saw my migraine surgeon and after speaking with him, I decided to reconsider another surgery.  I find myself, again, desperate enough to consider it with hopes of long lasting lowered intensity, duration, and frequency of my migraines.  While I’m considering this, I am also trying to be more well rounded in my ideas of…

Spreading Migraine Awareness through Children

Please watch this Utube video. I am so proud of this girl for spreading awareness for Migraines and absolutely heartbroken that she needs to.  You see, I am that little girl.  A different time, a different generation, different pills but the pain is the same.  I had my first migraine attack when I was 5…

migraine pregnancy, breastfeeding medication

Migraine Pregnancy, Breastfeeding, and Medication

Migraine pregnancy, breastfeeding, and medication are very complicated! Migraine medication and breastfeeding are even more personal than ever. Overall, migraine during pregnancy is just HARD! I have been pregnant and nursing for the last 2 years. I was off meds while trying to conceive and was both unable and unwilling to take anything while my…

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A Whole New World with Migraine?

As a Disney lover, I have always loved Aladdin and the thought of  a whole new world. In fact, I have the poster in my children’s playroom and I look at it often. In the picture, Aladdin is being someone that he’s not. He’s pretending to be someone that the princess would like. Or so…

Chronic Laziness

Chronic Laziness or a Health Condition?

Do I have chronic laziness or a health condition?  I am constantly fearful that I am seen as lazy, when in fact, I live with chronic migraine.  Every day, I run a marathon and some days an iron man inside my body every day.  I am a stay-at-home mom and I work HARD.  I really…

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Fear as a Mom with Migraine: Being a Mom with Chronic Illness is Hard

I have fear as a mom with migraine. I am afraid for myself and for them. Being a mom with chronic illness is really hard! I’m Afraid of Migraine  While in the throes of an attack  That the pain will never stop That it could possibly get worse when I was already experiencing something I…

fairy tale that best describes me

Fairy Tale that Best Describes Me

The fairy tale that best describes me and my life with migraine is Snow White. Being that I have a 4-year old that lives, eats, sleeps, and breathes princesses I have a lot of fairy tales fresh in my mind.  When we play, I usually am the villain.  I’m not the villain because I’m the…

My migraine life blog

My Migraine Life: Intro to Blogging World

My migraine life blog begins! Here it is, my first blog entry.   I’m totally intimidated by it and have never really been an “open book” so this will be a challenge for me. Why Start My Migraine Life Blog? If you would have told me I would have had a blog this time last year,…

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