Living with chronic migraines – but you don’t look sick!

It's nearly 8:00 am and I'm showered, dressed, have a cup of coffee and a load of laundry in the washing machine. I wish this could be the case everyday. I love early mornings. But alas, another migraine kept in bed most of the day yesterday. It's not even the migraines anymore. It's the dizzy … Continue reading Living with chronic migraines – but you don’t look sick!

Thursday mood: wallowing in self pity, care to join me?

It's Thursday. The last few days have flown by. I've had nothing but phone calls, emails to send, letters to write - and not even for good stuff. When you have chronic medical conditions, this has a huge impact on your overall quality of life. A lot of time is spent writing medical reports, sending … Continue reading Thursday mood: wallowing in self pity, care to join me?

Living Well: Treating PCOS and migraines with vitamin supplements

A couple of weeks ago, I did some research into how to boost up my energy and overall mood without the use of antidepressants. I've been on antidepressants for my anxiety before and I hated the way they made me feel. After a year of being on the drugs, I weened myself off and managed … Continue reading Living Well: Treating PCOS and migraines with vitamin supplements

Living Well: Living with chronic migraine and migraine care

Yesterday, I woke up with a brutal migraine - first bad migraine in several months. I wound up sleeping most of the day and am still feeling that post-migraine "hangover" - which feels like a hangover from drinking too much booze. Living with chronic migraines can be brutal - but what worked for me in … Continue reading Living Well: Living with chronic migraine and migraine care