Have you have got your Christmas shopping done yet? Luckily I was able to all in one trip which was a huge relief because I shopping is not the same for me anymore and I really hate to have to take multiple shopping trips if I don't have to. I love hanging out with people … Continue reading Good And Bad Gift Ideas For Migraineurs
Do you struggle with avoiding migraine attacks during large meals. In this post I give you some tips how you can avoid pain and enjoy your meal.
Migraines are not a fashion statement and this is not what it looks like to have a migraine Have you seen the migraine pose on Instagram? Last month was headache and migraine awareness month but instead of celebrating our migraine and headache warriors Elle magazine decided to mock the migraine community by taking a bunch … Continue reading When You’re Disability Has Been Represented Wrongly On Social Media
Everyone gets headaches not everyone gets migraines! Migraines are often misunderstood as a bad headache but it is so much more than that. According to the Migraine Research Foundation, migraines are a neurological disorder that usually includes severe recurring pain on one side of the head. However, 1/3 of people who have migraines have reported … Continue reading What I Wish People Understood About My Chronic Migraines
Migraines or any type of chronic pain pretty much affects everything you do including the relationships you build with your friends. For the most part, our friends understand us as much as we understand them but that can all change as soon as your friend starts having chronic pain. Your relationship may not be the … Continue reading How Chronic Migraines Affect Friendships
My last friendship did not end well because one of my friends did not understand my migraines and she thought they could be easily treated through medication. Instead of asking me for more information about my disability she assumed Hydrocephalus wasn’t a thing and called me psycho and accused me of making up a disability … Continue reading When Friends Don’t Believe Your Disablity Exists
Posted on 4 Jun 2019by Sarahlynn in Disability Last year I wrote a post on what to do when your disability has been represented wrongly because the migraine community was being represented in a hurtful way. People were taking pictures of themselves as if they had a migraine and posting it on social media. None of the pictures came … Continue reading Five Things Never Say To Migraineurs
It is Pain Awareness Month and since living with chronic migraines my days have never been the same. Before I get into anything let me shed some light on some statistics did you know that fifty million people in the United States have chronic pain and twenty million of those people have pain so severe … Continue reading A Day In The Life Of A Chronic Migraineur
When you are disabled or chronically ill taking medication will most likely be part of your life. Medications are what you need to functions but unfortunately, most people who aren’t disabled or chronically ill don’t understand that. All they see is us popping pills so they will start asking us questions like have you tried … Continue reading Have You Been Shamed For Taking Medication?
When you have chronic pain or migraines it is likely you will have some type of craving and during times like the holiday, it can be especially difficult to fight these cravings. Unlike your friends who can eat until their heart’s content and only have weight gain to worry about people with chronic pain have … Continue reading Things I Crave Because Of Migraine