Treatments

Goodbye 2014

As we say goodbye to 2014 I’d like to wish you all a happy, safe and healthy New Year!!!  I encourage you to find something positive about 2014 and motivating about 2015.  My thankfuls are endless for 2014 and prior.  Thanksgiving and everyday I’m thankful.  I started my blog this summer and can’t believe where it’s…

juicing for migraine

Does Juicing for Migraine Benefit or Trigger an Attack?

Juicing for migraine can help heal me or trigger my migraine.  Lack of food is a migraine trigger. Fruits and vegetables are healing. Although, many people are triggered by citrus and other foods in which I am not.  There is no rule for natural migraine remedies when each body is so different.  It is best…

Medicine vs Migraine Diet, My quest to find a balance

I saw my migraine surgeon and after speaking with him, I decided to reconsider another surgery.  I find myself, again, desperate enough to consider it with hopes of long lasting lowered intensity, duration, and frequency of my migraines.  While I’m considering this, I am also trying to be more well rounded in my ideas of…

Ice vs Heat for Migraine Treatment

Icing and heating are common practices in treating Migraine but what method is best?  Well, like everything else, we are all different and I use both at different times for different reasons.  When I was pregnant there was not a time in my first trimester that I was not doing one or the other.  I…

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…

How do I fight a battle for all of us when I’m focused on my own fight?

I’ve been at a pretty high pain level for the last 2 weeks.  My Botox started wearing off about 6 weeks ago and it was like a switch went off when it wore off.  I have had it a few times over the years but totally sporadically due to the costs of insurance not paying,…

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…

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