• 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 there are at least 10 unique things about me…there has to be, right? First off, what does unique mean? The Merriam Webster Dictionary defines uniques as, 1)being the only one; 2)being without a like or equal or 3)distinctively characteristic.  I am going to use the third definition because I think that is easier to obtain. So this list are things…

  • This or That Challenge: 22 questions to answer! Will you choose This or That? #Challenges #chronicillness #mentalhealth #migraine

    This or That Challenge

    I was tagged by Elizabeth to complete the This or That Challenge. Twenty-two questions, and for each question I must make a decision; This or That. Before I begin, let me introduce you to Elizabeth’s blog. The Uncustomary Housewife is full of recipes, life lessons and her stories of being an uncustomary housewife. She shares her journey through mental illness and I find her blog to be fun and inspiring. We have become quick friends in the blogging community and I hope that you will check out her blog. So, here I go: This or That? Question 1: Shower in the morning or evening? Evening. This is mainly because I…

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    2018 Mid-year Review-Lessons Learned

    I think June is a great time to take an inventory of lessons I have learned in the year so far. Although cannot take credit for this revelation because I saw a post like this at ashleighwrites.co.uk. So, go ahead and give her blog post some love, HERE and come back! I liked her idea so much that I decided to do my own mid-year review. Lessons Learned: Loosing people you love is hard and grief doesn’t have a timeline. In November of 2017, my best friend died after a 3 year battle with Stage 4 Breast Cancer. I gave her the morphine to help keep her comfortable as her…

  • 5 Strange Migraine “CURE” Suggestions

    If you struggle with migraine then you know that everyone likes to bombard you with treatment ideas. Most of them are pretty basic and are not the migraine cure but offer no consequences either. Like “drink more water”…I hear this one a lot! The internet is a great resource for all kinds of migraine “cures”. And then there are those “cures” that go above and beyond your BS meter. A few of these deserve some recognition as the strangest of the strange. 🌸 Putting your feet and head in hot water while putting a bag of frozen peas on your neck will pull the blood from your head. This will…

  • 4 Challenges I Face Because of Hemiplegic Migraine

    Hemiplegic Migraine has handed me some challenges that sometimes feel like mountains that I cannot climb. Other struggles are not as dramatic or difficult to navigate but put stumbling blocks in my path. Here are some of the most prevalent challenges that I face the most: