Migraine

5 Strategies for Talking with Your Doctor About Migraine Treatment

5 Strategies for Talking with Your Doctor About Migraine Treatment

This post is sponsored by Amgen. Currently, I only take Aimovig as an anti-CGRP pathway therapy for migraine prevention. Please read the important safety information in this post and consult your doctor for medical advice. As someone living with chronic migraine, doctor appointments have always been a part of my life. Creating a successful care…

migrastil migraine stick

Migrastil Migraine Stick and Travel Kit Review

I was given Migrastil migraine stick and travel kit to review. The links in this post are affiliate links that will reward me if you purchase through them. My opinion is my own and I am not giving medical advice. I simply tell you about the products I try and how I feel about them.…

school aged migraine

Migraine at School: Create a Migraine Action Plan for School

I’m excited to introduce you to a new initiative, Migraine at school. Migraine at School is an initiative run by CHAMP and Danielle Byron Henry Migraine Foundation. They have worked diligently to provide resources that create a migraine action plan for schools, parents, students, educators, and more. So far, the Utah PTA passed a historic…

mindfulness activities for kids

Mindfulness Activities Kids the Family will Enjoy

Mindfulness activities for kids are a way to connect with self and emotions in a healthy way. This year has been more stressful than ever and I decided to add my children into my mindfulness practices. I have been implementing mindfulness exercises for kids at home to build self-regulation and self-awareness. I already do a…

Cleveland 5k raising money for migraine

Cleveland 5k Results 2021: Raising Money for Migraine

The Cleveland 5k, 2-mile walk and relax event took place on July 17, 2021. It was a rainy but fun success! We are raising money for migraine and building local communities each time we gather. All funds raised benefit the Cleveland Clinic to support local migraine research and fellowship training programs. Team My Migraine Life…

How Gardening Became My Migraine Distraction

How Gardening Became My Migraine Distraction

Last weekend, I used gardening as a migraine distraction. I woke up with a migraine attack from the weather and a stressful week. When I saw the rain falling outside, I felt a blanket of pain, pressure, and fatigue all over my body. I thought my whole day was going to be a waste when…

migraine walk Cleveland

Walk Cleveland 2021: Donate and Join Miles for Migraine

Migraine Walk Cleveland 2021 is almost here! I’m so excited! It’s my favorite advocacy event of the year! Miles for Migraine will host its fourth annual 2-mile Walk (or Intentional Movement of your choice), 5K Run, and Relax Cleveland Event on Saturday, July 17th at South Mastick Picnic Area. This fundraiser for migraine & headache awareness, treatment…

Living with Migraine after COVID-19 Stay Home Orders Lift

Living with Migraine after COVID-19 Stay Home Orders Lift

Sponsored: Life after COVID-19 stay home orders lift seems different yet the same with migraine. With COVID-19 restrictions lifting, I find that my migraine is not. As more people become vaccinated and the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases go down, the world once again shifts. I find myself signing my kids up for activities again…

green light therapy for migraine

Green Light Therapy for Migraine: Allay Desk Light

Recently, I’ve been trying the Allay Desk Light after loving their green lamp. I use green light therapy for migraine which reduces my light sensitivity and pain. The desk light offers the same benefits as the Allay lamp but in a thinner design made for workspaces. In this post, I’ll tell you about the Allay…

Migraine and headache awareness month

Migraine and Headache Awareness Month 2021

Migraine and Headache Awareness Month 2021 has begun! Otherwise known as MHAM2021. The 2021 theme is A New Era of Care. I gave my subscribers a little sneak peek of the month and now I’ll give some more details on ways to advocate, raise money and decrease stigma. By doing any of these actions, migraine…

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