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 chronic migraine.  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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March 27, 2019

    My migraine bestie, Emily, surprised me a few weeks ago with an amazing care package - the Micrate Box. We have all seen the endless choices of  boxes you can get or subscribe to, but this one is special because it is tailored specifically for those of us with migr...

December 12, 2018

     Sometimes personal health during the holiday season falls to the bottom of your "to-do" list... but don't let it! Your personal health needs to be at the top, especially if you want to truly be able to enjoy the special days ahead. I am not talking about worrying...

November 5, 2018

     It is said time and time again... You can't pour from an empty cup. But honestly, sometimes, as busy individuals it is very hard to find time for self-care. "Other" things take up a lot of time and just feel more important than self focus... and often (especially...

June 27, 2018

    Summer is a time of swimsuits, popsicles, vacations and ... triggers. Managing my triggers during this season can be challenging. I want to have fun, and often I push myself too hard. Barometric pressure change happens fast, the bright sun and tempting summer snack...

April 3, 2018

    Guess what? I love my television... some days it is my best friend. When I am in pain, foggy from my medications and can't do much, that giant chunk of technology on my wall is a lifesaver. I can snuggle on the couch and rest with the boys and we watch cartoons tog...

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