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My Hopeful Brain

By Roni Jones

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Even Warriors Need To Rest

“As important as it is to have a plan for doing work, it is perhaps more important to have a plan for rest, relaxation, self-care, and sleep.” ― Akiroq Brost  I recently took a week-long break from Facebook, no I didn’t have withdrawal symptoms, or cravings to get back on before my week was up! […]

Top-Secret

There’s something about the words top-secret stamped across a file, that invokes a visceral response, we want to know what is in the file. We can’t help ourselves, it’s a wholly human response. Sort of like kittens and their unlimited curiosity, something that I have had a lot of experience with the last couple of […]

The Monster Within

“When you have an invisible disease, your sickness isn’t your biggest problem. What you end up battling more than anything else, every single day, is other people.” ― Heidi Cullinan  There is a Monster that lives inside of me, it cannot be seen, but can be felt. This Monster makes his presence known on his […]

The Painful Truth of Pain

“You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. Please remember that your difficulties do not define you. They simply strengthen your ability to overcome.” ~ Maya Angelou   September is Pain Awareness Month and I am extending an invitation, to join me on my journey navigating chronic pain. Let me first warn […]

I Feel Good!

“Wo! I feel good, I knew that I would, now I feel good, I knew that I would, now So good, so good, I got you” ~ James Brown For the first time in two years, I can say, I feel good! Getting out of a two-year cycle of intractable migraine, is like winning the […]

A Tea Break

“If you are cold, tea will warm you; if you are too heated, it will cool you; If you are depressed, it will cheer you; If you are excited, it will calm you.”   ~ William Ewart Gladstone I have found of late, that some of the simplest pleasures in life, bring the greatest joy, […]

My Place in This World ~ Social Media Challenge Day 11

“You can dream, create, design and build the most wonderful place in the world, but it requires people to make the dream a reality.” ~ Walt Disney For me I found my place in the world, when I began blogging. It became a way to be creative, reach out to others living with migraine, share my […]

Migraine Warrior ~ Social Media Challenge Day 6

“Whatever you are physically…male or female, strong or weak, ill or healthy–all those things matter less than what your heart contains. If you have the soul of a warrior, you are a warrior. All those other things, they are the glass that contains the lamp, but you are the light inside.”   ~ Cassandra Clare […]

Family Tame The Beast

“I sustain myself with the love of family.”  ~ Maya Angelou Welcome to the fourth and final installment, to the series Tame The Beast. I am sharing today, someone I couldn’t live without on my journey with chronic migraine, my husband Rick!  Though when he see’s his picture on Facebook, I might have to hide […]

Calm To Tame The Beast

“The ideal of calm exists in a sitting cat.” ― Jules Renard Welcome to my third installment, to the series “Tame The Beast”. In this series I am sharing some of the coping mechanisms, that I found to be useful on my journey with chronic migraine. Calm is an app that can be download to […]

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