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Medicine vs Migraine Diet, My quest to find a balance

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…

Finding Quality Care while having an illness

Finding Quality Care while having an illness

This week I had a neurologist appointment.  Surprise, surprise.  I feel like I’m always there.  I have been going to the same place for over a decade and just love them.  They have saved me during holidays, major events and supported me through a tough and arduous journey with my migraines.  As I sat and…

Spreading Migraine Awareness through Children

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 Medication Break while Pregnant

Migraine Medication Break while Pregnant

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 body provided for my baby. It was actually a relief to not have to focus on myself. Did I get migraines during this time? Of…

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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…

About My Migraine Life

Fear as a Mom with Migraine

I have fear as a mom with migraine. I am afraid for myself and for them.      I’ve been afraid 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 didn’t think I could handle That I was…

Fairy tale character that best describes me with Migraine

Fairy tale character that best describes me with Migraine

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 bad guy, but because my dog is the horse, my son is the prince…

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,…

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