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Runnin’ for Migraine Research: Virtual Challange 2015

Tomorrow is our chance to participate by Runnin’ for Migraine Research. I am virtually going to be a runner/walker for the American Headache and Migraine Association which is a patient arm of American Headache Society. It is a 5k run/1mile walk to raise funding for headache and migraine research. This year it is being held…

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…

How Exercise, Walking and Moving Help-Migraine

A place that gives me hope in nature is the woods.  We have an amazing park system around where we live and I love to take an afternoon hike.   It’s a place I love and am filled with hope.  If you ever come to Cleveland, visit the Metro Parks, you won’t be disappointed.  The last time…

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Helping others have hope with Migraine

What do you do or say to help others have hope? Over the years I have had hundreds if not thousands of pieces of advice about my Migraines.  Most of the time it is well-intended but wildly misunderstood.  Just do this, why can’t you do that, all you need is…  Well thank you, but that’s…

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Rainbows are a sign of hope

  What symbol helps give you hope for living with Migraine and Headaches? I have a friend who has had a very trying year.  She sees rainbows as a sign of hope and they seem to be presented to her often.  I think this is beautiful!  Instead of seeing a light at the end of…

My happiness

Simplicity is the Key to Happiness with Migraine

Simplicity is the key to happiness with migraine.  I think just like beauty, happiness is in the eye and mind of the beholder.  I have always been very happy and grateful for my life.  My life is surrounded by people who love and support me along with privileges that not all people get the opportunity…

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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.…

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…

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