It’s time to share another one of my pain relieving secrets. This one is for my head. Since clearly my head is a major problem when it comes to chronic pain, I am constantly finding ways to make my life easier. I did so with Tifosi Optics. These are glasses I use for running. I pretty much have all of the Tifosi Swank line because … Continue reading If you want to beat the boss level, you need these to survive.
Phew! It has been a crazy month! At the end of November, I had the Spinal Cord stimulator surgery. Today, as I sit in front of an angled computer, it was 4 weeks ago. I promise you it feels longer!! I had to first undergo a trial before the surgery. I wore the device for a week and needed to have very high success with … Continue reading The surgery, the recovery, the road.
Migraine [mahy-greyn ] noun an extremely severe paroxysmal headache, usually confined to one side of the head and often associated with nausea among other debilitating symptoms. Why is it so important? It is the second leading cause of disability. And it’s one of the least funded. We, as migraine fighters already go through a lot with the pain, and finding little to no … Continue reading Will you be UNSHAKABLE too?
I usually don’t really give much importance or pay much attention to the day of my birth but this one has significance. I turned 40! Woohoo! I am very excited and happy about it for many reasons. Due to having to battle with multiple chronic health issues, many of them deteriorate my health. One of them in particular speeds up my age and while I … Continue reading 40 and going
The 2022 Walt Disney World marathon….where do I begin. Should I start with the day before where the migraine attack kept progressing? Or the morning of where I had left my house and forgot my phone? I should’ve known this one was going to be rough at that moment. When I got to the start line area, I had even walked to the wrong starting … Continue reading The migraine attacks the marathon
It’s been a crazy time for everyone. Lot’s of changes, new things to get used to, scares..too much to mention but you see on the news and social media every day. But, it does look like in person races are back to a good start. From what I have seen, they are keeping it safe and so far, they are a great success! I know … Continue reading Miles for Migraine, or maybe rest for them
With so many people working from home, and students going to school virtually, we are spending more time in front of a screen. Whether it’d be a computer, TV, or phones. Problem with that is that they emit blue light. Not to be confused with natural blue light that comes from the sun. Fun Fact! Artificial blue light is a short wavelength of visible blue … Continue reading Block the blue light
We already know that having migraines is tough. While there are different ones, and the symptoms vary, they all have one thing in common….they are excruciating! Sometimes we don’t know what our triggers are, how long they last, or what type of pain it is or where it began. Trying to remember all the details to tell your Doctor can be overwhelming. I have found … Continue reading Migraine Buddy and you should be best buddies
Chronic migraines are one of the most disabling and most painful conditions to have. Today is National Chronic Migraine Awareness day. Today we join together to help bring some noise to the pain that causes a lot of noise in our head. A noise so loud that it takes over a lot of our days. Here are some facts about Chronic migraines More than 4 million … Continue reading 24 facts about migraines
It’s Hemiplegic migraine Awareness day! Say what!?!? Yeah that’s a tough one, also a tough one to suffer through. Let me break it down for you…. Hemiplegic migraine is a rare form of migraine where people experience weakness on one side of their body (hemiplegia) in addition to the migraine headache attack. The weakness is a form of migraine aura and occurs with other forms of … Continue reading Hemiplegic Migraines