✧ READ SARINA’S BLOG POSTS ✧ My Mantra: “Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about learning to dance in the rain.” ✧✧✧ Hi, there! I’m Sarina and I love to read and write. I spend a lot of my time taking naps. It is safe to say that migraine is a major part … Continue reading Sarina
By Sarina & Kirstie – Those with chronic illness know that each day can vary in severity from the previous day and that nothing is guaranteed. This can make scheduling far in advance almost impossible, and without a doubt frightening. Though chronic illness has caused me to fear making plans, have to cancel plans I do … Continue reading Things Chronic Illness Has Made Us Grateful For
By Sarina – Many of the individuals who live with chronic migraine also live with one more other chronic illnesses. This means a lot of traveling to specialists, some close by and others farther away. When it comes to traveling to those far away doctors, car rides and flights can easily trigger a migraine attack. Additionally, … Continue reading Traveling to Doctors’ Appointments with Chronic Migraine
By Sarina & Wanda – What are Inflammatory Foods? – Sarina If you have a chronic illness, you have probably heard countless suggestions and unwarranted advice on what will “cure you” or give you relief. Most of the time, these unwanted — and sometimes downright ridiculous — recommendations are not even worth the attempt. (Do … Continue reading Migraine & Inflammatory Foods
By Sarina – Awareness is desperately needed for both headache disorders and chronic migraine. Both of these conditions are incredibly misunderstood by medical professionals as well as by your average Joe on the street. People who suffer from headache disorders and chronic migraine simply get told to “take some Tylenol and drink water,” as if … Continue reading 5 Easy Ways to Raise Awareness
By Jorie, Jeannette, & Sarina – If you’re a fairly involved member of the “spoonie” community, you probably know the term “zebra” and what it means in relation to health. But if you’re not, you’re likely wondering: what in the world is a “zebra” and what does it have to do with health? A “zebra” … Continue reading Being a “Zebra” with Migraine
By Sarina – Chronic migraine has the tendency to ruin plans and prevent new ones from being made. This means a lot of migraineurs end up at home with very limited things they can do. One of my favorite things to do to pass the time is reading, but often times I am simply not … Continue reading Tips for Reading with Chronic Migraine
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