Thursday, June 21, 2012

Migraine Fears: Migraine Awareness Month Blogging Challenge


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I'm participating in the Migraine Awareness Month Blogging Challenge every day in June.


Today's prompt is: "Shaking in My Boots." What's your biggest Migraine-related fear. How do you cope with it?


My biggest migraine-related fear used to be that I'd never get better and stop experiencing migraines on a chronic level. Over the past nine years I've had such awesome opportunities to learn and practice coping skills that I don't really hold on to that fear any more. I hope I'll find some options that will reduce the frequency of my attacks so I can work and be a hands on parent when we have kids, but I don't obsess about it. I don't feel like my life is completely on pause. There is some joy in my life, and I'm able to cope with my situation in a way that helps me realize fear is unhelpful.


The past is over and the future isn't promised, so staying in the present moment keeps me from dwelling on things I can't control.


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What's your biggest migraine-related fear?


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National Migraine Awareness Month is initiated by the National Headache Foundation. The Blogger's Challenge is initiated by FightingHeadacheDisorders.com.





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