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It's Migraine Awareness Month
Tuesday, June 05, 2018      2 comments

June is migraine awareness month and am I ever aware. There are plenty of articles and goodies for everyone to become more educated on the subject, but when you are suffering from it...your own body is equivalent to the lab portion of a college... Read more
My New Year's Resolution
Wednesday, May 23, 2018      3 comments

Let me start out by saying that I do not make my new year resolution on January 1st. That may be the calendar's new year, but that is not mine. My new year is May 27th and it is time to announce my resolutions. I will keep myself to 3, to kee... Read more
It's all about the food vs the scale.
Saturday, May 19, 2018      2 comments

I started the keto thing 5 days ago, and it's been longer than that since I gave up the junk food. You'd think I would have lost at least a few pounds, right? Wrong. Did I give up when the scale didn't move or when I practically crawled into our... Read more
It's a Love/Hate Relationship But It's Time to Break Up
Sunday, May 06, 2018      1 comments

If you are a chronic migraineur, you probably know what a prodome is. If not, a prodome is a behavior that occurs prior to a migraine and it's usually something that cannot be helped, like food cravings. I get really strong food cravings and I ... Read more
The 20 Day No Junk Food Challenge
Thursday, May 03, 2018      5 comments

I decided to give myself a challenge, on the 1st. If I gave up junk food for 20 consecutive days, I'd reward myself with a computer game or something up to $20. That's $1/day. I figured I could do that. My son saw me write the challenge on t... Read more
It's Monday Eve
Sunday, April 29, 2018      0 comments

I'm a migraine warrior, I admit it. I don a shield and a sword and I go to battle more than 15 days a month, and the worst is at the end of each month due to the stress of my job. Right now, all I want to do is stuff my face full of carbs and ... Read more
Is it Friday yet?
Thursday, April 19, 2018      5 comments

The weather has me in a tither. I always wanted to say that! Anyhow, it's been a rough couple of weeks just trying to get the proper fluids into me. I think I did a little better by using herbal tea. It's also easy to forget to drink while at ... Read more