4 Book Lover Gift Ideas

4 Book Lover Gift Ideas

Christmas shopping is in full swing and I wanted to share some great ideas for the book lover in your life. Book Lover Gift Idea #1 I personally love to listen to audiobooks and I use Audible.com for my audiobook needs. I listen to audiobooks when I have a migraine because it distracts me from my pain. But I also love audiobooks because I don’t have to stop what I am doing to read. If you want to give the…

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Slow Cooker Green Bean Casserole

Slow Cooker Green Bean Casserole

Thanksgiving is in 2 weeks and I can already smell the turkey and imagine enjoying time with family. There is just one problem about making a big meal and that is not having enough room in the oven. It can be hard to juggle a turkey, the macaroni and cheese and the green bean casserole! That is where the slow cooker casserole dish can be a lifesaver! The possibilities are endless of what can be made in these slow cooker…

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Power in the Story: Elizabeth from The Uncustomary Housewife

Power in the Story: Elizabeth from The Uncustomary Housewife

This week, my Power in the Story featured blogger is someone that I just “clicked” with instantly. Elizabeth’s friendly and kind personality is infectious and her capacity to care for others is phenomenal. The Uncustomary Housewife is a blog that features her journey with Mental Illness and her role as a housewife. She does this with a unique flair that is fun and entertaining. Her Blog has also been awarded the prestigious Top 100 Housewife Blogs on the Web Award!…

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Migraine Explained: Allodynia

Migraine Explained: Allodynia

Before I knew the word Allodynia One day, while having a Hemiplegic Migraine, my husband was trying really hard to help me get comfortable. This is no easy task since I have no use of my right arm and I can’t talk during the attack. I was getting frustrated because I couldn’t just say that something was making my feet and legs hurt. It wasn’t long before he was frustrated too. He felt really bad that nothing he was doing…

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What is Movember? featuring River Karaba

What is Movember? featuring River Karaba

It is November and even though that does me Thanksgiving, Football and time with family, it also means it is Movember! All through the month of October Women’s Health is supported with Breast Cancer Awareness month. There is literally pink everywhere…even on the football fields. But it seems that Men’s Health does not get that much attention. Meet our Guest Let me introduce you to my guest, River Karaba. I started following River and his Wife, Allison a little over…

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Power in the Story: Jo from A Rose Tinted World

Power in the Story: Jo from A Rose Tinted World

Today’s Power in the Story featured blogger is Jo from A Rose Tinted World. Her personality shines through in every word you read on her blog. A Rose Tinted World is all about creating your best life, how to figure out what that is and how to beat the obstacles along the way. In trying to write this introduction, I am finding it hard to put it all into words because every blog she posts leaves me feeling like I…

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Migraine Explained: Season Change

Migraine Explained: Season Change

Autumn is here and it is time for fire-pits, s’mores, trick-or-treaters, pumpkin-spiced everything, and for some, an increase in migraine symptoms. As the autumn leaves colors of red and gold brighten the horizon, as the season change also creates changes that can trigger migraines. What Factors Cause Triggers as the Season Change? Barometric pressure change is the most common seasonal migraine trigger. As the seasons change, the barometric pressures shift and these changes, though sometimes minor, can trigger migraine attacks…

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Migraine Explained: Migraine Triggers

Migraine Explained: Migraine Triggers

Migraine Triggers is a difficult topic to address because everyone has different triggers. There are many things considered to be triggers therefore it can be difficult to track. In this article, I want to discuss my 5 most common triggers. I am also including information about how to find out what your migraine triggers are. My Top 5 Migraine Triggers Sensory Triggers: I am putting these three together but strong smells, loud noises and bright lights are all my major…

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My Top 5 Worship Songs Countdown

My Top 5 Worship Songs Countdown

Before I got sick, I was a member of my church Praise Team and my mother could tell you that I sang before I talked. I love Christian music of all types from traditional hymns to contemporary praise and worship. Any music that has God at its center is something that I enjoy. Worship Songs is music from the soul and meant to be directed as praise to God. They typically have messages from the Bible woven into the lyrics…

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2018 Christmas Gift Guide

2018 Christmas Gift Guide

It is hard to believe but it is time to start Christmas Shopping! Finding the perfect gift for someone that you care about can be difficult and I am here to help you out! I have selected some of my favorite things for a Christmas Gift guide! Although some of these things are perfect for someone that has a chronic illness, I think you will find that the majority are just nice gifts that anyone would enjoy. I have listed…

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