The Magnificent Migraine Community

Searching for a meme or pertinent photo about #MHAM on Facebook a few minutes ago to use for this post, I happened upon my own status update from last year, sharing a link to the AMHA blog and stating “a little frustrating that more migraine sufferers aren’t participating in #MHAM.” Ironically, I am writing this…

#MHAM Blog Challenge, Day 30: A Whole New World in the ER

Today’s blog challenge for the last day of Migraine & Headache Awareness Month is to watch Aladdin’s “Whole New World” video and discuss the whole new world it would be for me if everyone understood the true pain of migraines and other headache disorders. I don’t need to watch the video, since I’ve seen Aladdin…

#MHAM Blog Challenge, Day 25: Exhaustion

The AMHA Blog Challenge topic for today requires us to watch a video. I had basically stopped doing the MHAM blog challenges, because so many of them have been about songs (listen to this); or ideas expressed in TED talks (watch this) and I just haven’t had the energy. Watch that, and write a blog…

#MHAM Photo Challenge, Day 25: Healthy Habit

I do not have many healthy habits, though I try to eat regularly outside my triggers; sleep the same amount every night; and avoid activities and behaviors that will lead to pain in myself or others. However I don’t exercise enough, and I don’t drink enough water. My dad used to feel convinced that dehydration…

#MHAMBC Day 8: Dwelling On Dreams

β€œIt does not do well to dwell on dreams and forget to live.” ~JK Rowling. I can easily imagine how many migraineurs for whom this quotation would really hit home, and in how many different ways. For this month’s Blog Carnival (my first), I wrote about how I wouldn’t actually choose to live my life…