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migraine awareness month 2020

Migraine Awareness Month 2020

Migraine awareness month 2020 begins June 1st. June 1st, wear purple to work or home, initiated by National Headache Foundation. To begin with, purple is migraine awareness color. Because of that, you can show solidarity for the 40 million people in America living with migraine disease and headache disorders by wearing purple and tag. Want…

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Miles for Migraine Cincinnati 2020

Miles for Migraine Cincinnati 2020 will look a lot different than 2019 and 2018. It looks a lot more like 2017 before we were adding many cities around the United States. Due to COVID-19 we will be doing our regular event virtually. I am so bummed that we won’t be able to gather this year!…

Migraine Awareness Merchandise

Migraine Awareness Merchandise- Achy Smile

Migraine awareness merchandise is an easy way to start a conversation, lower stigma and take pride in the cause you are fighting. What better way to kick off migraine awareness month than by wearing migraine apparel all month long? June is migraine awareness month and Achy Smile Shop has a ton of options for you.…

clean beauty awards 2020 face

Clean Beauty Awards 2020: Face

Clean Beauty Awards 2020 have been finalized and the face category has been announced.  I was lucky enough to be a judge for the awards held through CertClean and Purpicks. The goal of the awards is to celebrate the products that deliver results while consciously formulated with healthier ingredients. I test my products not only…

green light and migraine

Green Light and Migraine: Allay Lamp Review

Recently, I read about a study on green light and migraine.  I suffer from photophobia causing all light to feel uncomfortable. My eyes are sensitive to fluorescent lights, sunlight and incandescent light. I’m always looking for ways to ease my eye strain from light and how to accommodate it. The thing I found interesting was,…

social distancing

Social Distancing: Can We Punish?

Social distancing is so important in the fight against COVID-19. Anxiety grows with each day and how every person reacts to it.  Knowing this virus is coming, is here and lurking inside so many people spreading so many germs is like a movie. My family has been basically quarantining ourselves for several days. My husband…

setting goals

Sponsored: Setting Goals vs. Resolutions with Chronic Illness

Setting goals vs. resolutions with chronic illness is vastly different for me in mindset and outcome. I look at a resolution as a long-term picture of where I want to be. However goals can be broken down into steps I need to take to resolve an issue. My goals have a specific purpose while my…

Corona Virus is not a break

Corona Virus is Not a Break: It’s Our New Reality

Corona virus is not a break. Last week, the announcement was made that school will be shut down for 3 weeks. 2 weeks of extended spring “break” plus our normally scheduled week off. Each day seems to be a new world and now I’m hunkering down anticipating teaching my children for the rest of the…

Migraine Healthline app

Migraine Healthline App: Connect, Engage, Learn

I have been using the Migraine Healthline App for a few weeks now. I have found it to be a great resource to meet friends going through similar issues with migraine along with information and a sense of privacy and belonging. It’s a knowledgeable and compassionate group. Groups My favorite part is the groups and…

migraine in the workplace

Sponsored: Migraine in the Workplace

Recently, I was invited to meet fellow migraine patient Nicole Lapin to talk about migraine in the workplace. Nicole, a career coach, TV anchor, and New York Times bestselling author, has partnered with Amgen and Novartis on their mission to challenge public misconceptions, start new conversations, and make the world a more migraine-friendly place. Nicole’s…

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