Migraine Awareness Month #30: 2001: A Space Odyssey: "I am putting myself to the fullest possible use, which is all I think that any conscious entity can ever hope to do.": Write a letter to a fictional Headache Disorders patient encouraging that person to be kind to him or herself. Use the ways you're too … Continue reading A letter to someone with chronic migraine
“Border Zone” Between Episodic and Chronic Migraine Explored in Research by Montefiore Headache Center There is a great deal of similarity between those with high frequency episodic migraines with those who have chronic migraines such as similar "sociodemographic characteristics, headache-related disability and a host of problems like chronic pain, psychiatric comorbidities and medical comorbidities"according to … Continue reading Riding the line- Study on the line between high frequency episodic and chronic migraines
Migraine Awareness Month #28: Saturday Night Live: How does humour help you cope? Humour is one of the main ways I cope. The facade I used to function at work utilized humour because if I can joke and laugh with others it makes me feel a bit better. It makes them feel better. And … Continue reading How does humour help me cope?
Migraine Awareness Month #25 Lincoln: Who's your favourite historical figure who lived with Migraine or another Headache Disorder? I'm hard-pressed to say which is my favourite. The philosopher in me really has a fondness for Friedrich Nietzsche. But I also really enjoy the imagery of Vincent Van Gogh. Now, Nietzsche, I have read quite a bit … Continue reading Migraine: Who’s your favourite historical figure?
Migraine Awareness Month #15 Harry Potter: Write and name a spell for getting rid of a Migraine/Headache attack. I never read the books myself but I did watch the movies... my boyfriend loves them. So this post is for him and our love of fantasy movies. Spells for migraine: Vodium Migrainous- This is a void … Continue reading Harry Potter migraine spells: not for the untrained
Migraine Awareness Month #9 Mama Mia: Money Money Money: How does living with Migraine or another Headache Disorder impact your financial situation? It has impacted my career. It impacted my productivity when I work. Impacted my ability to sustain work. Greatly unfortunately because it greatly affects my capacity to work. There was a time … Continue reading How does living with Migraine or another Headache Disorder impact your financial situation?