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Migraine Memories

As we transition into spring, I’m hit with an almost joyful thought: I haven’t had a migraine caused by barometric pressure in so long I can’t remember the last one. 671 more words

Chronic Pain

Singing through migraines

A few weeks ago, 200-odd people sang Donizetti’s Requiem to an appreciative audience in the Wellington Salvation Army Citadel. And one of those 200 people was me. 417 more words


The Next Year of My Life

We all know that on New Year’s Eve, everyone makes resolutions for what they intend to change in the coming year. I think that’s interesting, but it doesn’t make sense to me. 370 more words

Thoughts On Life

The Elephant In My Life

Elephants are beautiful majestic animals. They are also some of the heaviest animals on earth. This perspective of being on the ground and them coming for you, it’s a good illustration of what an anxiety attack feels like. 655 more words

Self Care


Serotonin is a compound found in blood platelets and serum that constricts the blood vessels and acts as a neurotransmitter carrying signals along and between the nerves. 326 more words

Daith Piercings & the Migraine Hoopla

My brain doctor had mentioned getting this piercing done about two years ago. I was hesitant as piercings and often do not get along. I always was sensitive with puffy and burning ears not matter what metals I had in my ears. 1,097 more words


6 Reasons I Might Be A Survivor

  1. I have survived as a child of an alcoholic father who abused my mother.
  2. I have survived as a little girl with migraines and pain no child should have to live through.
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