I posted this photo a while back. This is Lyssa and I. Which if you follow me on instagram then you know all about her. She alerts me to headaches, migraines and seizures. She had alerted me to a migraine several times in the middle of the night. And I woke up with a horrific one. That is all I pretty much said with this photo when … Continue reading What’s not in a photo.
I wasn’t good at math in school. In fact, I hated it. But now, all I do is math. Running consists of a lot of numbers. You are doing math in your head ALL. THE. TIME. Especially when you are running on the treadmill. You are doing one of those hard questions that don’t make any sense but now it does. “If I am running … Continue reading It’s a numbers game
I hear the word migraine and it makes me want to scream, vomit, and run away as fast as I can. It is the most horrifically, painful struggle ever. A migraine can cause severe throbbing pain or a pulsing sensation, usually on one side of the head. It’s often accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and extreme sensitivity to light and sound. Migraine attacks can last for … Continue reading MYgraines
I suffer from many different brain illnesses. I suffer from chronic migraines, I get about 4 to 5 a week. They are debilitating and stop me cold. I am useless and cannot function for the day(s). I also suffer from seizures. I do take preventative medications, and I have Lyssa the medical alert Doberman who alerts me when they are coming. But I do still … Continue reading My brain won’t beat me.
Being a mother is a great gift. Probably one of the greatest gifts a woman can receive. But of course, there are also tough times, from the moment our children are born until forever. Because let’s be honest, we will always worry about them no matter how old they are right? But you know what is tougher? Being a mother with incurable chronic illnesses. From … Continue reading I’m a featured Badass mom with chronic illness
How many of you have rough days while training for a race? Or just don’t want to go out for that run because the weather just isn’t ideal, or you just simply aren’t in the mood? We have all been there. Some of you have braved it and gone out there in some crazy conditions but others didn’t even make it out of bed. You … Continue reading What I do.
Raise your hand if you have ever had a migraine in your life? It keeps you locked in a dark room, no noise for days at a time. I know many, if not all of you have had this happen at least once. A migraine can cause severe throbbing pain or pulsing sensation, usually on one side of the head. It’s often accompanied by nausea, … Continue reading Migraines, 90% of us suffer from them. Here’s an option to battle them.
Being a chronic pain sufferer, it can be tough to find support. Or even finding someone who understands what you are going through. Trying to explain what you deal with on a daily basis to someone who has no idea is tough. Your family and friends can sometimes feel helpless and don’t know what to do, as you don’t know how to explain how you … Continue reading The Mighty