50 Random Facts About Me – Updated June 2014

I hold firmly to the Bible’s laws and principals. I have been happily married for 9 years (Anniversary February). I’ve know my husband since primary school. We have two house dogs – a Shipoo (Poodle and Shitsu Mix) and a pure bred American Bull Dog (our Shipoo was stolen ūüė¶ Nov. 2013). We don’t want…

How Do You Eat An Elephant? – Updated

Chronic migraine disease and chronic headaches ravage my life. I am never without pain. I just range from tolerable to head splitting anguish. As a result, I often look around at the piled up dishes, laundry and dust, make a move to tackle it ALL,¬†and then let the reality that it’s impossible for me to…

I remember …

… when I wasn’t sick, but took life for granted. … when I was out 80% of the time, but read less. … when I wasn’t dependent on others, but took family and friends for granted. … when I could eat what I wanted, but paid no attention to ¬†health. … when I sympathized with…

Getting Back on Track

A number of months ago I started reading, Heal Your Headache The 1-2-3 Program, by Dr. David Buchholz, M.D, and following his program very carefully with, I’ll admit, an occasional cheat with food here and there. According to his research, which includes case studies, chronic migraine can be successfully controlled and in some cases healed…

The Four Stages of Migraine

In my post, Migraine is Not Just a Headache, I promised to address the four stages of migraine.¬†Prodrome,¬†Aura, Attack¬†and¬†Postdrome.¬†As I know most migraine sufferers are researchers, and probably know what those four stages are, I’m going to talk about why it’s good to understand them and what my symptoms are during each stage. If you’ve…

The Migraine Dirty Dozen ‚Äď Things Not to Say to a Chronic Migraineur

Please note: This article was not written by me. It is from http://www.migraine.com. I feel that everyone who suffers from migraine, or who knows someone that does, should read. Please share with family, friends, coworkers, lecturers etc. Posted by¬†Ellen‚ÄĒJanuary 10th, 2012 Page Link:¬†http://migraine.com/blog/the-migraine-dirty-dozen-things-not-to-say-to-a-chronic-migraineur/ Dear family and friends of chronic Migraineurs; I write today to tell…