Tag Archives: chronic migraine

Meaning and purpose

I’ve been doing a lot more thinking on meaning and purpose the last few days. I brought it up with my counsellor today to see if he had any insights and he mentioned Victor Frankl. I haven’t had chance to … Continue reading

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What am I here for?

I found it both humbling and terrifying to lose all the things that had previously given my life meaning and purpose. For me this came through illness but many people might experience something similar for a whole range of reasons. … Continue reading

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Blue Bird Scarf: An Analogy for Loss and Grief

Post written December 2015 Loss: the suffering that unites us all We can probably all connect with a sense of loss, because we’ve all experienced it. Whether it’s the loss of a loved one, by death or by separation; The … Continue reading

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A hope and a future

I’ve not blogged for a while, a long time in fact.  It’s been an intense few months of finally starting to come to terms with this new life I’ve been landed with and it’s left me a bit too raw … Continue reading

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What does migraine mean to me?

It’s migraine awareness week and The Migraine Trust have suggested that people share what migraine means to them, so here goes… Migraine means regularly experiencing pain that made a broken foot seem so insignificant I didn’t even notice, but also … Continue reading

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A celebration of frustration

You might have gathered from some recent posts that I’ve been getting frustrated recently. In fact, I’ve been more frustrated than if I was playing in a tournament of the game that drives you popping mad The limitations of not … Continue reading

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Special delivery

So my new treatment device has arrived… Not only is it good for playing innuendo bingo, it’s also a highly developed new technology that’s recently come on the migraine scene. (You can find out more at gammacore.com if you’re interested) … Continue reading

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