September is Suicide Prevention Month. Suicide Awareness is a cause close to my heart as I have had a few attempts due to unmanaged chronic migraines. It is also Pain Awareness Month. And these go hand in hand with chronic migraines. It is a hard topic for me to write about. It brings back echoes … Continue reading Chronic migraines and suicide awareness
I have had chronic migraines for about 20 years or so. Ranging between 15 a month to straight up daily. It is a disease that will break you, destroy you, and make you all at the same time. Your life will be forever altered by it. Your goals, ambitions, and dreams will just not be … Continue reading Chronic migraine awareness day
Yesterday's topic for Migraine Awareness was: With Chronic Migraine, the odds are greater than 50 percent that Migraine will ruin our day. Do you, or someone you care about, have Chronic Migraine? Tell us how you keep going, against the odds. Which I wanted to post about, but unfortunately my internet was down most of … Continue reading Let’s talk chronic migraine
Day 16 of migraine awareness challenge If we’re ever going to break down stigma, we must first become visible. That requires each of us to let down our guard, stop hiding, and let our vulnerability show. It’s scary, I know. The risk of ridicule is real. Yet I believe that we are brave, strong, and … Continue reading The pain facade of a person with migraine
Day 14 of migraine awareness challenge People with Migraine or other headache disorders often feel isolated and misunderstood. We don’t fit easily into modern society. The lights are too bright, sound is too intense, and much of what others consider “fun” will make us sick. Yet people with Migraine have always found creative ways to … Continue reading Do I make a difference?
Migraine awareness day 11 challenge Living with Migraine or other headache disorders, have you ever felt alone, lacking purpose or direction? Finding a place in this world when you have Migraine, Cluster, or other debilitating headache disorder can be difficult. Our heads don’t always cooperate with our dreams. Others misunderstand us, making assumptions about our … Continue reading My purpose