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2 Ways Oils Help Migraine Symptoms

Hemp oil, cbd oil, essential oils all can help migraine symptoms in different ways at different times. giveaways

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Migraine Symptoms: Prodrome Phase

Migraine symptoms can occur anywhere from an hour to days before a migraine attack.  It can serve as a warning and can differ with each attack.  Some migraine symptoms may be but are not limited to the list below.  I have linked my experience(s) with each. Aphasia Constipation Trouble concentrating/brain fog Yawning Fatigue Food cravings…

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Straight Outta Spoons: Managing Life as a Spoonie

This weekend was my birthday and I received a straight outta spoons tank!  What an amazing time it was!  My best friend sent me this tank and it’s a perfect way to describe me after the celebration. After traveling, staying out late and having (gasp!) a few celebration drinks I was Straight Outta Spoons!  I just wish…

Best My Migraine Life posts of 2017

When Chronic Pain is too Much for too Long

When chronic pain is too much for too long, what do you do? The last 3 weeks I have been in a migraine cycle from hell. Hell is the only place to describe it. I suffer from chronic migraine and even this rattled me. Here’s the thing I’d like to tell you about chronic pain,…

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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…

Disney World. My migraine

    There is no way I expected to make it three days without getting a migraine.  My day at Magic Kingdom had been perfect and low pain which meant for sure I was getting one the next day.  Sure enough, I woke up sick.  I immediately took my rescue meds, drank water and rolled…

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Disney World. The Good, the Bad, and the Migraine. Starting with the Good

    I went to Disney World for 3 days and I could probably write a book on it.  Instead I’m going to focus on three things. The good, the bad, and my migraine.  So let’s begin with the good…… Where to begin. Disney World is called the happiest place on earth for a reason. …

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What’s your diagnosis and where does that lead you with Migraine?

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. I have a Master’s degree in special education.  It has been really helpful in understanding how the brain works, fails,…

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!…

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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…

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