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Giving up! #migrain blitz

Tired of the constant pain and meds that don’t work.


#migrain Toolkit

My migraine toolkit I learned yrs ago (1981) from the Diamond Headache clinic in Chicago. Bio- feedback a form of training the blood flow from one part of your body to another part ( usually the hand ) Another I learned was the tens machine . I recently bought a head/ next massager that is also like a tens machine . It cost about $40.00.

#Medication .. I do have a RX for Rizatriptan (Maxalt ) generic which works great for me .


I don't like shopping malls #migrain #Shopping

I confess that I avoided visiting supermarkets and shopping malls by all means, the sounds of people's voices mixed with the background music saturate my senses. I always end up exhausted with a migraine. Does anyone else feel the same?

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Completed #diy #Perler Coaster set

I’m so proud I’ve been focusing + compiling each small projecting. It’s been satisfying. I’ve had to stop periodically as my chronic #vestibular #migrain s act up + bother my eyes but that’s training me to stop when I need a break I suppose.

What’s everyone else been working on!? These are going to look fabulous on my citrus patio in a few weeks (hopefully that soon if not sooner!) 👍🏻 🍊 🍋 🍍🥝🍉 #Summer


any relief for #migrain? my head is exploding

its been since Monday that I have non stop headaches and nausea.. as if my #ChronicPain due to #DDD and #herniateddisk is not enough 😵

please give me any relief or hacks to "heal" this.. I already feel bad not being able to go to my PT because my head aches so bad and Im afraid I might throw up :/


Becoming Mighty#Ehlers Danlos Syndrome #Borderline

I found themighty.com when I was looking online for a place where people with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome could come together and share their thoughts on this illness.
Not only did I find people who struggel with EDS on a daily basis, but also people who have many of the same issues as I have, such as Borderline Personality Disorder, Migrain, Tension Headache.
I live in Norway, and when it comes to having Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome.. Well, that can be really lonely. I know a few people who have EDS, but unfortunatly they don't live in my city. We have this facebook group for people in Norway, but I was looking for a larger, more or less International group or a community. I found it here at We Are #mighty Together / themighty.com

Let me tell you a little about me :

My name is Beate Kolset Johnsen, I'm a woman, 46 years old (or young... I still feel young in so many ways) and I live in a city - Tromsø /Tromsoe - in Northern Norway.
Because of a number of healthissues, I don't work anymore and it's 24 years since I had a proper job.
I live by myself in my own apartment and that's okay, but some times I wish I had to go to work every day, just to be like the "normal" people. I often feel that I don't fit into the society, much due to the fact that I seem to have more illnesses than all of my friends put together. I've been in and out of hospitals since I was a teen, and most of my friends are people with healt issues.

I have many things I like to do, I love horses & riding, music, painting, goth & alternative clothing, drawing, travelling (like on holiday), writing, languages, movies /film, reading, sports (I can't stand soccer!!!), magazines, politics, hiking, decorating (DIY), food, culture, going out during the weekends to pubs, bars and eating places /restaurants.
That's some of the things I like, but of course there are much more.

I'm so, so happy I found themighty.com, cuz it's good to know I'm not alone having all these weird feelings about Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, my Borderline disorder and all these other illnesses.
I would love to get to know people all around the globe, cause I love having friends to chatt with, laugh, cry. Life is hard enough as it is and having friends to share things with is nice. I would like to travel around the world to see new places (and faces :)), even if I have to do it in a wheel chair. I'm not in a wheel chair yet, but in a couple of years I'll probably need one for days when my joints don't work.
I almost forgot to mention that I'm a member of The Fountain House in Tromsø, and I'm thinking of going to USA, Great Britain or Australia to a course in a year or two. If you are Fountain House member in one of these countries, OR in another country, please message me, either here or on Facebook. Of course you don't have to be a member of a Fountain House to message me. 😀It's worth becoming mighty!
#Ehlers Danlos syndrome
#Borderline Personality