Being Thankful & Hopeful

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Grief of My Therapy Pet

The grief of my therapy pet has been an ongoing process A year ago, I said goodbye to Lucia, my dog. I have been dreading yesterday since last May 8th. My grieving process is best described as complicated. All year long I have been learning how to live without my therapy pet and companion. Loosing a family…

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Living with Chronic Migraine: My Migraine Life Speech

I was asked to tell my story about living with chronic migraine at the Miles for Migraine inaugural walk/run in Cleveland.  In the speech, I named my support system “My Migraine Lifers.” I feel honored to be a voice for all of us who live our Migraine Lives and all of those who fight by…

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Puerto Rico’s Resilience Teaches Lessons

This year, we began our trip in San Juan, Puerto Rico.  We have been to San Juan and always love it!  We had not returned since Puerto Rico was hit by the hurricane and it was different.  As we approached landing, we saw the blue tarps covering homes as roofs and the destruction that was…

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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…

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Why I’m thankful, grateful and blessed the day after a Migraine

This has been a tough weekend for me.  Friday I spend all day in bed and rode out a level 8+ pain level for over 5 hours as just part of my day fighting Migraine.  It was one of those day…… Along with all the people I listed in my Thankful post, yesterday I was…

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I am Thankful Despite Migraine

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Throwback Thursday to Indians World Series 

I’m so excited for game #1 of the playoffs tonight! Here is my experience from last year.  ⚾️⚾️⚾️⚾️⚾️⚾️⚾️⚾️⚾️⚾️⚾️⚾️⚾️⚾️⚾️⚾️⚾️✨Sports can teach so many lessons and provide memories that last a lifetime! ✨ //www.mymigrainelife.net/2016/11/05/thankful-thursday-indians-vs-cubs-world-series-2016/

Thankfuls to remember and add to

Thankfuls to remember and add to

Thank you to everyone who participated in sharing your thankfuls during the month of November.  Here are a few that I hope to look back on during the year to be remind of how much there is to be grateful for!  Please feel free to comment and add on to our list. “I want to…

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I am Thankful Despite Migraine

Happy November and welcome to the month of gratitude My chronic illness has made me a thankful person in general.  I’m thankful when I’m not in my dark quiet room.  It doesn’t mean that I’m not in pain, but if I’m good enough to be out of bed, I’m thankful. I’m thankful for many, many,…

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How the World Series is More than Baseball

Thankful Thursday: Indians vs Cubs World Series 2016 Last month I started my Meals and Munchies series.  This month I am implementing Thankful Thursday.  Unfortunately, I missed the first Thursday of the month due to a migraine.  Ironically, my “thankful” for the week was probably the culprit for causing the migraine.  But so worth it……..…

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Headache Hat

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Offers Scentless Products

Himilayan Salt Lamp

Heat Wrap

Nuun Hydration

Organic Aromas

Migraine Magick

Light Sensitivity Glasses

Med Manager

Neck Wrap

Allay Lamp