Migraine

Kanye’s “just” a headache lands him in ER

To Kanye West and the all the media reporting “it’s just a headache” Please stop saying “just” when referring to Kanye West’s hospitalization for allegedly having a migraine. Since when does Kanye “just” do anything?  He doesn’t “just” make music, “just” have an opinion or “just” get married.  So why is his migraine “just” that? …

migraine pregnancy, breastfeeding medication

Migraine Pregnancy, Breastfeeding, and Medication

Migraine pregnancy, breastfeeding, and medication are very complicated! Migraine medication and breastfeeding are even more personal than ever. Overall, migraine during pregnancy is just HARD! 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…

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…

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…

Still I Rise Poem Maya Angelou

Still I Rise Poem Maya Angelou

In Maya Angelou’s “Still I Rise” poem, I believe she is speaking to everyone.  This poem is an example of how she was able to touch so many in so many ways.  How could her grace, confidence, determination, intelligence, and the quest for peace not touch you?  She speaks to all saying “still I rise.” …

Do migraine attacks give you nightmares?

Do Migraine Attacks Give You Nightmares?

Do migraine attacks give you nightmares? I have had a reoccurring dream about screaming and no sound coming out.  It has happened a few times, each time in a different way.  One time, I was on a roller coaster and I tried to scream like I did as a child going down the hill and…

Migraine Monster

Migraine Monster

For years I have had a relationship with my migraine monster.  I actually have thought about naming it.  As I thought of the ugliest awful name I could give it, I vetoed the idea.  I didn’t want to give it the respect of naming it. Looking at it as anything but the monster is giving…

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