Symptoms

migraine symptoms

Migraine Symptoms: Prodrome Migraine

Migraine symptoms can be so tricky. I never know if I’m coming out of an attack or rolling into another. Understanding the timeline of a migraine attack is important although there are many overlapping symptoms before, during, and after a migraine attack. The migraine prodrome phase is where migraine symptoms begin. When thinking of the…

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Chronic Daily Headaches: How Ferocious Attacks Derail my Mood and Life

I live with chronic daily headaches. For the last 3 weeks I have been in a migraine cycle from hell and with that comes daily persistent headache. Hell is the only place to describe it. I live with chronic migraine and even this rattled me. Here’s the thing I’d like to tell you about chronic…

EnviroKlenz

EnviroKlenz: Air Purifier for Allergies

I was given the HVAC air cartridge by EnviroKlenz as part of a product review through the Chronic Illness Bloggers network. Although the product was a gift, all opinions in this review remain my own. I am not influenced by the company. As a follow-up to Migraine and Allergies I have changed a few things…

migraine diagnosis

Migraine Diagnosis: Where does that Lead you?

Your migraine diagnosis may be new, but the disease is not. Millions of people are diagnosed with migraine and every case is different.  So what’s your diagnosis?  What’s my diagnosis?  What does it mean to be diagnosed and how does that help?  Here’s my non-medical opinion. Migraine is a Spectrum Disorder I have a Master’s…

My Migraine Life 2016 Highlights

My Migraine Life 2016 Highlights

My Migraine Life 2016 highlights, time to reflect. My Migraine Life has become more than I could have ever imagined and helped so many this year!  The feedback, comments, shares, and personal emails have touched my heart, THANK YOU!!! I have tried to give back as much as I’ve been given, and that’s a lot!…

spoons chronic illness theory explained

What is the Spoonie Theory or the Spoon Theory?

I’ve heard of the spoonie theory or the spoon theory. But what is it? Actually, it’s the spoon theory and spoonies are people with chronic illnesses. I’ve learned what it means when people refer to spoons and chronic illness and apply it in my life with migraine. What is the Spoon Theory?  The spoon theory…

Brain Fog

Brain Fog, Brain Haze, Mommy Brain and Migraine

I live with pain haze, brain fog, mommy brain and migraine. It’s A LOT! Migraine I got a migraine after the 4th of July (which was not a surprise, I get a migraine on every holiday) that lasted a few days and was severe. I spent the remainder of my week recovering. So when I…

stomachache and migraine

Stomachaches and Migraine: Abdominal Migraine

Stomachaches and migraine, I have always had severe nausea and vomiting with higher level migraine attacks.  The pain becomes too much and my body just heaves in pain.  This weekend was no exception.  Lately I’ve had severe nausea with even my lighter daily migraine.  I knew it wasn’t a virus and I knew it was…

What does your sugar cravings mean and is it a migraine trigger?

Migraine Sugar Craving and Sugar Withdrawal Headache

One of the first signs, for me, that a migraine attack is coming is my migraine sugar craving. I have a lot of good habits that I follow every day to manage migraine.  If I ignore the things I do to live preventively, I would probably be bedridden permanently.  The list goes on and changes…

Pain and Symptom Free Life

Pain and Symptom Free Life: Just a Dream

What would you do if your dream of a pain and symptom-free life? My dream of a pain and symptom-free life is a fantasy. The first thing I’d do is travel. I’d jump on a plane, not care what foods I packed and get off in a tropical location. It wouldn’t matter that the barometric…

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