Life

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…

migraine smoothie and green juice

Migraine Smoothie and Green Juice

Migraine smoothie and green juice, do they really work for migraine? You have all seen it. The picture of the green juice with the red letters that say, Migraine Reliever. Then a list of fruit and vegetables excreta to relieve your migraine. But what if those fruits or veggies are triggers? It doesn’t always add…

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…

travel with migraine

Migraine While Traveling: How to Avoid

How do I avoid a migraine while traveling? I love to travel but inevitably get a migraine before, during and/or after. I have been lucky enough to travel all around the world and unlucky enough to have migraine attacks in most of those places. I have learned many lessons, here’s my story….. Travel Anxiety Today,…

migraine pregnancy, breastfeeding medication

Migraine Pregnancy, Breastfeeding & Medication

Migraine pregnancy, breastfeeding, and medication are very complicated! Migraine medication and breastfeeding is even more personal. 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…

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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…

my support dog

Migraine Support Dog: Emotional Support

My dog gives the greatest love, comfort, support and treatment in life and with migraine.

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…

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 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…

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