A top Migraine Blogger for 2015…..thanks!!!

Originally posted on My Migraine Life:
picture taken from The Daily Migraine website and post I was honored to be recognized as one of The Daily Migraine’s top Migraine blogger for 2015.  This is her second annual award and I have been recognized in both 2014 and 2015.  It is an honor to be recognized by a website and blog that is a wonderful influence on the migraine community and to be listed among other great advocates. “The Daily Migraine is a source of help, healing, and hope derived from the experiences of Lisa Jacobson, a fellow sufferer whose persistence, optimism and creation…

Migraine Awareness Month 2015

Originally posted on My Migraine Life:
Money raised for Migraine Research Foundation through Jamberry fundraiser.   It “raises money to fund research into the causes of migraine, to develop improved treatments for sufferers, and to find the cure.” A lot happened during Migraine Awareness Month.  I learned, hopefully taught, raised money and did my part to raise awareness.  Migraine is underfunded and therefore sufferers aren’t being treated properly for their specific needs.  Stigma and understanding need to change in many ways and any advocacy helps.  Thank you to anyone who participated, shared, and supported migraine awareness this month and everyday I found this…

The Storm that Fated Us By J.P. Summers

Originally posted on ericaford:
Burb: As Tia Deltoro’s 23rd birthday approaches, she looks forward to meeting up with her old high school friends and hitting the ski slopes. What was supposed to be a relaxing weekend getaway, staying in a beautiful cottage overlooking the mountains, turns out to be a hellish nightmare when Tia unmistakably recognizes the person delivering their firewood. It has been five years since Tia graduated from New Holston High, yet she remains emotionally shackled to her past, or more specifically ex-best friend Carson Rodriguez, the man holding the bundle of firewood. When he accuses Tia for setting up…

Exciting update!

Originally posted on Colleen Hoover:
If you are a writer, a reader, a poet or a human, read this post! You won’t regret it. If you make it to the bottom, there’s some exciting news that includes you! If you haven’t heard of The Bookworm Box, a program I created for charity, you can go to our website and read all about it. It’s a cute little box filled with signed books and swag, and 100% of the profit after cost is donated to charity. Want to know how well we did this month? First, let’s talk about last month. We opened…

Millennial Migraine Report: Millennials Say Stress is their #1 Migraine Trigger – What Else Did They Say?

As my family, friends and readers know I like to post things I find about anything related to migraines or cluster headaches since those two are the neurological diseases I live with and advocate for. I wanted to share the Millennial Migraine Report because it covers many of the issues I face on a daily basis as a migraineur. · The report, conducted by The Futures Company, surveyed 1,000 American women ages 18 to 64 and uncovered some key differences between generations, such as: Millennials cite stress as a trigger more often than other generations of migraine sufferers surveyed. o   70% of millennials ranked…

AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT on Leigh Bennett

Booktrope has re-released Leigh Bennett’s magical contemporary romance Flirting With Magick, a funny, sweet story of finding love, losing it and finding it again.   Flirting With Magick Blurb   There’s nothing like a love spell to get Abby Williams out of her rut and over her ex, but when a gorgeous rocker, a cute colleague, and an apologetic ex–boyfriend come knocking Abby wonders if maybe the spell worked a little too well. If she even believes in that stuff. As emotions run high, secrets are exposed, and feelings change, Abby wonders if flirting with magick is more trouble than it’s worth.…