Awareness · chronic daily headaches · invisible illness · migraines · spoonie

June is Migraine & Headache Awareness Month!

June is Migraine & Headache Awareness Month! This month is dedicated to advocating for patients like myself who suffer from an invisible illness that is much more debilitating, physically and emotionally, than most people know. I’ve lived with migraines & exertional headaches for a little over 10 years now. They have changed the way I… Continue reading June is Migraine & Headache Awareness Month!

Bravery · chronic daily headaches · spoonie · Words

“You’re so plucky, I love it!”

A few weeks ago someone said to me, “You’re so plucky, I love it!” And I had to google what the word meant since I didn’t know 🙈 That being said… ☝🏼it’s one of my new favorite words and after learning the meaning, I took what she said as such a compliment. It’s a word… Continue reading “You’re so plucky, I love it!”

chronic daily headaches · chronic illness · migraines · spoonie

2017 Migraine World Summit–The Event of the Year!

Last year, I was so fortunate to receive an email making me aware of an online event called the Migraine World Summit. I didn’t know what it entailed and I wasn’t sure what to expect, all I knew was that world known doctors would be interviewed about migraines, headaches and everything that comes along with… Continue reading 2017 Migraine World Summit–The Event of the Year!

chronic daily headaches · chronic illness · spoonie

The Headache Heroine is Now on Facebook!

I’ve finally come around to creating my Facebook page! I was telling myself that I shouldn’t do it yet because I haven’t finalized a logo–but then I said, why wait!   Come connect with me on Facebook!

chronic daily headaches · chronic illness · love · spoonie · spoonie support

Chronic Illness and Relationships

No couple is immune to the hard work that goes into their relationship. Each couple has their own unique obstacles that they have to overcome, their own speed bumps to get over and their own challenges. Each relationship is unique. Relationships that involve someone with a medical condition such as an invisible/chronic illness, present a… Continue reading Chronic Illness and Relationships

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“How To Live Well With Chronic Pain and Illness” Chapter 14: When The Blues Come Calling

There are many days where I get the blues. Most of the time, it’s due to the limitations and frustrations that my headaches have caused. There’s no way for me to pinpoint what gets the blues going. There’s no moment that I can recall setting them off. They just happen. One moment, I’m energetic and… Continue reading “How To Live Well With Chronic Pain and Illness” Chapter 14: When The Blues Come Calling

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“How To Live Well With Chronic Pain and Illness” Chapter 8 Summary: “The Many Benefits of Patience”

Chapter 8 of “How To Live Well With Chronic Pain and Illness” outlines the many benefits of patience when it comes to living a life with chronic pain and/or illness. We are patients. And we need to be patient. This word patient is such a commonly used word in our life’s dictionary. Everyone loses their patience–maybe traffic… Continue reading “How To Live Well With Chronic Pain and Illness” Chapter 8 Summary: “The Many Benefits of Patience”