• What to Wear when you want to be Cozy: A day at home requires clothes that are effortless, comfortable and functional. #fashion #chronicillness

    Comfortable Clothes to Wear When You Want to be Cozy

    Because I can’t drive, I spend a lot of time at home. My body requires a lot of rest during Hemiplegic Migraine attacks so dressing for those occasions is important. Having comfortable clothes is important but because of the partial paralysis I have during attacks, functionality is just as important.…

  • Old Fashioned Goulash Recipe with BONUS SLOW COOKER BUYING GUIDE! - This American Classic meal is even better when it is combined with the ease of the slow cooker! #goulash #slowcooker

    Old Fashioned Goulash and Slow Cooker Buying Guide

    There are times when the simplest dishes make the best meals and this Old Fashioned Goulash definitely fits that description. This is my “go to” lazy Sunday afternoon dish for a cool fall or winter day. Before I get to the recipe I want to take a moment to discuss…

  • Power in the Story guest post featuring Pamela from There is Always Hope - A Journey Through Chronic Pain with volunteer work! #GuestPost #ChronicPain

    Power in the Story: Pamela from There is Always Hope

    .This week our Power in the Story featured blogger is Pamela from There Is Always Hope and she also runs a second blog called A Chronicle of Hope. The fact that she runs 2 successful blogs should tell you right away that she is a powerhouse! She writes about her experiences with…

  • Chronic Hemiplegic Migraine: A Migraine that produces temporary stroke like symptoms. #hemiplegicmigraine #migraine

    Chronic Hemiplegic Migraine Defined

    I blog about my journey with Chronic Hemiplegic Migraine. Most people hear the words but hang on to the word Migraine at the end and think, “she has a headache”. The vast majority, including medical professionals, never stop to think about the implications of the two words I said before…

  • Migraine Explained: Cognitive Dysfunction - Also called Brain Fog and Migraine Hangover is cognitive impairment that causes trouble with finding words, remembering things and hinders the ability to put words together. #cognitivedysfuntion #migraine

    Migraine Explained: Cognitive Dysfunction

    Cognitive Dysfunction is the loss of functions such as thinking, remembering, and reasoning of sufficient severity to interfere with daily functioning. People experiencing cognitive dysfunction have trouble with verbal recall, basic arithmetic, and concentration. These types of delays are common with Chronic Migraine patients and is often referred to as…

  • Why God's Grace is Sufficient - 2 Corinthians 12:9 - God's Grace is Sufficient in times of trouble and He never leaves us to handle problems alone if we trust in His Grace. - #GodsGrace #BibleVerses

    Why God’s Grace is Sufficient

    Having a Chronic Illness does not make for an easy life. In fact, it is very easy to get discouraged or to feel that God has abandoned you. In last Sunday’s post, 20 Bible Verses to Provide Encouragement, I listed some of my favorite encouraging verses. Today I want to…

  • 10 Unique Things about Me - These are the unique things that make me who I am. We are all unique! #personality #Unique

    10 Unique Things About Me

    When Elizabeth at The Uncustomary Housewife tagged me in the 10 Unique Things About Me Challenge, I was not sure what I would write. I think myself a pretty boring and just “plain ol’ me” sort of person. But I decided to take the challenge anyway because I am sure…

  • With Flu season in full force, it is important to take precautionary measures to avoid getting the flu! #Influenza #Flu #Health

    10 Steps to Avoid Getting the Flu

    Flu season is in full swing and unfortunately, there have already been some deaths including one child from Florida. In fact, according to the CDC, last year’s season, “was at or above the epidemic threshold for 16 consecutive weeks.”. Some sources even go so far to state that there were 80,000 deaths…

  • Smarter Kitchen: Slow Cooker Timeless Taco Soup - Taco Soup is a delicious family favorite that gets even easier to make when using the Slow Cooker - #TacoSoup #CrockPot

    Slow Cooker Timeless Taco Soup

    I am not sure where Taco Soup recipes originated. I remember seeing them in my mom’s cookbooks when I was a kid. I guess it has been around for so long because it is easy and delicious! That is why I call mine Timeless Taco Soup. I have (as I…

  • Power in the Story - Kate from Kate Days a Week talks about her journey with Generalized Anxiety Disorder or GAD. - #Anxiety #MentalHealth

    Power in the Story: Kate from Kate Days a Week

    I started the series called, Power in the Story because of people like today’s guest. She is an incredible blogger but she is also an amazing person inside and out. She is one of my closest friends in the Blog Community and we communicate almost daily! Today, I want to…