Unsolicited Advice People Given Me That is Not Helpful

When you are disabled or chronically ill you often will cross paths with someone who will either just straight tell you what is causing your disability or give you suggestions on how you can cure it.  For many people, there is no cure for there disability like you are being led to believe, and unless … Continue reading Unsolicited Advice People Given Me That is Not Helpful

What Every New Migraineur Needs To Know

When you are a new migraineur it can get overwhelming with all the things you have to learn about your condition to help better manage your pain.  If you have migraines your doctor will often prescribe preventative medication to help be in better control of your migraines and although medication usually will help the lifestyle … Continue reading What Every New Migraineur Needs To Know

How To Stay Active When You Have a Headache or Migraine Disorder

Happy National Migraine and Headache Awareness Month!  According to the American Migraine Association, one billion people worldwide are living with a migraine disorder.  Wow, who knew that so many people were living with such a debilitating disease that had such an impact on your life. When you have a migraine or headache disorder people often … Continue reading How To Stay Active When You Have a Headache or Migraine Disorder

What I Do On Bad Pain Days

As we get into warmer weather it that time of year when the heat will trigger more migraines.  I have been doing so well for about two months with barely any attacks until last week and I had several days when I slept all day and probably only exercised once maybe twice when I am … Continue reading What I Do On Bad Pain Days

Consider Yourself Lucky: It Could Be Cancer

When you are disabled or have chronic pain people often say things to you that can sound rude or insensitive. Sometimes people don't know any better and truly do mean and other times I truly don't understand what led me, people, to think that these comments would be okay. When you say at least you … Continue reading Consider Yourself Lucky: It Could Be Cancer

How to manage pain without medication

If you have chronic pain you probably have been prescribed medication to hopefully manage your pain so that it's easier to function. For the most part, the medication your doctor prescribed will be reliable and prevent any bad pain flares but it is not perfect and sometimes it fails and you can't figure out why.  … Continue reading How to manage pain without medication

Things I crave because of migraine

When you have chronic pain or migraines it is likely you will have some type of craving and during times like the holiday, it can be especially difficult to fight these cravings. Unlike your friends who can eat until their heart's content and only have weight gain to worry about people with chronic pain have … Continue reading Things I crave because of migraine

My Chronic Christmas: How To Keep Your Pain Bearable This Holiday Season

Holidays are something that most people look forward to because it's a time when we have an excuse to take some time off work and spend time with our families but not if you have chronic pain.  When you have chronic pain you will miserable no matter what time of year it is because pain … Continue reading My Chronic Christmas: How To Keep Your Pain Bearable This Holiday Season

The Good And The Bad Gift Ideas For Migraineurs

Thanksgiving will be here is just a few short days and before you know it Christmas! Thanksgiving is late this year so some of us may have already begun our Christmas shopping so we can get it all done in time but sometimes when you have to shop for certain people it can be a … Continue reading The Good And The Bad Gift Ideas For Migraineurs

How friends and family can be more supportive of someone in pain

When you have a family or friends that live with pain, you want to be supportive and do your best to try and understand what they are going through because the truth is they need your support! If you don't live with pain it can be difficult to see where they are coming from so … Continue reading How friends and family can be more supportive of someone in pain