Welcome to Beauty And The Migraine Beast

 I am a wife, mother, daughter, sister and friend. I am passionate about living my best life, despite my migraines.  Beauty And The Migraine Beast serves as a vessel to share my life, stories and experience with chronic migraine. It is my hope that my openness may resonate with you personally, or help bring more awareness, understanding and compassion to what life with chronic migraine is really like. 

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September 6, 2019

   I will be honest, I am NOT a "foodie"... To me, most of the time, eating is a burdensome necessity that I have to force myself to do most days. Don't run away! Feeding myself is what annoys me, I love to feed other people. Actually, I am a pretty decent ho...

May 27, 2019


    Jeremy and I both grew up in Michigan, but the Navy has taken us far from our home-state for many, many years. No matter where we have lived, however, I have always still felt a pull to that familiar place. The Pure Michigan commercials come one the radio or...

February 20, 2019

    A question I get asked often is, "How do you do it? How do you manage chronic migraine and taking care of the kids." It is a great question that is hard to answer sometimes... When you have children, there is a shift in the way you see, feel, experience, plan and l...

January 30, 2019

    Growing up, I was surround by a big family and birthday parties were simple. Everyone came over, we opened gifts, had dinner, ate cake and enjoyed the company. It was always fun, special and undemanding. Now, with the world of Pinterest and keeping up, parties are...

January 8, 2019

    When you spend a lot of your time in one space, it is not just important to like it- you should love it! As a person that has chronic migraine, one of the spaces I spend a lot of time in is my bedroom. In our early years of marriage, we move around several times be...

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